Type of Officer: Police Officer
Jurisdiction: Wichita
County: Sedgwick
Death Date: 11/5/1921
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
While walking a beat, Young was fired upon and killed from ambush by Eddie Adams. Adams was also responsible for the killings of two other Wichita officers, Robert Fitzpatrick and Charles Hoffman, later this same year.