Deputy Sheriff J. J. Monahan

Details:
Deputy Sheriff J. J. Monahan
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office
End of Watch: Wednesday, June 20, 1906

Biographical Information:
Age: Unknown
Tour of Duty: Unknown
Badge Number: Unknown

Incident Details:
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Wednesday, June 20, 1906
Weapon Used: Gun, unknown type
Suspect Info: Apprehended

 

 

Deputy Monahan was shot and killed while trying to keep order during an uprising involving a large group of Japanese railroad workers in Caliente. The uprising started when the train the workers were riding in separated. The workers attached the train crew, who in turn went for assistance.  When Deputy Monahan arrived at the scene he was attacked.

Three men who were thought to be involved with attacking Deputy Monahan were apprehended.