Deputy Sheriff S. D. Sheldon

Deputy Sheriff S. D. Sheldon

Elko County Sheriff's Office, Nevada

End of Watch Monday, August 2, 1869

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S. D. Sheldon

Deputy S.D. Sheldon succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained six days earlier.

He was shot in the head while on official business in Taoma, Nevada.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, July 27, 1869
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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