Type of Officer: Deputy Policeman
Jurisdiction: Hunnewell
County: Sumner
Death Date: 9/2/1884
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Deputy Ed Scotten was killed when he attempted to disarm four cowboys who were “shooting up” the town. On August 12, 1884, he was shot in the neck, which resulted in paralysis. He died of his injuries on September 2, 1884.