Deputy Sheriff George W. Lockhart

Deputy Sheriff George W. Lockhart

Apache County Sheriff's Office, Arizona

End of Watch Monday, February 7, 1887

George W. Lockhart

Deputy George Lockhart was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man on the Navajo Indian Reservation for stealing a horse. As the suspect resisted arrest Deputy Lockhart fatally shot him. Several other members of the reservation opened fire, killing Deputy Lockhart and two men who had accompanied him.

Deputy Lockhart was survived by his wife and four children.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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