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- Aug. 04, 1901 -
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Shelby Police Dept. Patch
Resided: NC, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Aug. 04, 1901
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male
Agency
Dept: Shelby Police Dept. - NC
311 S Lafayette Street  
Shelby, NC   28150   USA
(704)484-6845
County: Cleveland
Dept. Type: Municipal/Police
Hero's Rank: Chief of Police
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
Agency URL: Click Here
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: NC   USA   Sun. Aug. 04, 1901
Summary: Chief Sheldon Jones was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a man for serving liquor without a license.

The suspect fled on foot and opened fire on Chief Jones as soon as he saw him. One of the rounds struck Chief Jones in the lung. Despite being wounded, the chief continued chasing the subject and was able to catch him. During the ensuing struggle the man fired again, striking Chief Jones in the chest, killing him.

Despite a nationwide manhunt, the suspect was never apprehended.

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