Deputy Sheriff Dave Coleman, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff Dave Coleman, Jr.

Pike County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, August 3, 1951

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Dave Coleman, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff Dave Coleman was shot and killed in Phelps, Kentucky, while investigating a disturbance.

He and a deputy marshal were attempting to arrest a drunk subject when the man fired a shotgun, killing him. The subject who shot him was arrested and charged with murder.

Deputy Coleman had served with the Pike County Sheriff's Office for one year. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 55
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Charged with murder

disturbance

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