Deputy Sheriff Willis Sheppard

Deputy Sheriff Willis Sheppard

Washington County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Saturday, May 20, 1922

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Willis Sheppard

Deputy Sheriff Willis Sheppard was fatally shot by the brother of a subject he had just arrested for being drunk in public in an area of Bartlesville known as Smeltertown.

He had taken the subject to jail and was returning to the area when he countered the man on West Fourteenth Street.

The man who shot him was later arrested.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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