Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office, Arizona
End of Watch: Friday, May 26, 1882
Deputy John Snodgrass was shot and killed by a man he had arrested near Perkinsville.
Deputy Snodgrass had arrested a bar keeper and had taken the man to appear before the local justice of the peace. When he attempted to disarm him, the prisoner pulled a gun and shot Deputy Snodgrass in the abdomen. Deputy Snodgrass died the next day.