Deputy Charles Coleman, 40, and his brother, Undersheriff Milton Coleman were shot and killed while looking for a pair of robbery suspects. The suspects fled.
Two months later, the suspects shot and killed Sheriff John Lammy when he attempted to arrest them for murder.
The suspects escaped again but later that year in November one of the suspects was captured and lynched. The other suspect was found dead in a ravine after escaping during a prison transfer.
End of Watch: July 10, 1881
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