|Death: ||Dec. 25, 1911|
Deputy Sheriff David Battle
Jefferson County Sheriff's Department
End of Watch: Monday, December 25, 1911
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Sunday, December 24, 1911
Weapon Used: Handgun
Suspect Info: Not available
Deputy Battle was shot and killed as he investigated reports of gunfire in a residence. Deputy Battle was at home when his neighbor alerted him that he had heard gunshots coming from a nearby home. Deputy Battle went to the house and found a dead body on the floor. A man with a gun suddenly emerged from one of the rooms and opened fire, fatally wounding Deputy Battle, who succumbed to his injuries on Christmas Day.
Deputy Battle was 33 years old.
Created by: Michael
Record added: Mar 16, 2007
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