Deputy Sheriff Ebb Gibson

Deputy Sheriff Ebb Gibson

Letcher County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, June 6, 1930

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Ebb Gibson

Deputy Sheriff Ebb Gibson was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man in Mayking, Kentucky.

The man had stolen tools from a coal company in Sergent. When Deputy Gibson attempted to arrest him the man opened fire with a shotgun. The man fled the area after shooting Deputy Gibson.

Deputy Gibson had served with the Letcher County Sheriff's Office for several years. He was survived by his wife and large family.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

larceny, warrant service

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