Deputy Ernest Evans

Details:
Deputy Ernest Evans
Eureka County Sheriff's Office
End of Watch: Thursday, October 17, 1907

Biographical Information:
Age: 35
Tour of Duty: 2 years
Badge Number: Unknown

Incident Details:
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Thursday, October 17, 1907
Weapon Used: Handgun
Suspect Info: Unknown

 

 

Deputy Evans was shot and killed when he responded to a disturbance at the local train station. He encountered two men attempting to force a woman to board a train with them. When Deputy Evans ordered the men to stop one of them opened fire, fatally wounding him.

Deputy Evans had been with the agency for two years.