Rains County, Texas
RAINS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IN EMORY
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICE IN EMORY
RAINS COUNTY CONSTABLES, PRECINCT 1
Samuel E. Lindsey
End of Watch Wednesday, November 3, 1886
The posse was fired upon by the two men as the deputies approached their camp. Deputy Lindsey was struck by one of the shots and killed instantly.
One of the suspects was shot and killed in return gunfire, but the other escaped from the camp. The man who escaped was later arrested in Kaufman County, Texas.
Deputy Lindsey was interred in Emory City Cemetery in Emory, Texas.
Weapon Gun; Unknown type
Offender One shot and killed