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Nov. 28, 1933
Black Male / 56 yrs. of age
Shawnee County Sheriff's Office
Homicide - Gun
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Tue. Nov. 28, 1933
Deputy Davidson was shot and killed during an escape attempt from the Shawnee County Jail. Four inmates attempted to escape and attacked Deputy Davidson. Deputy Davidson and one of the men fell down a set of stairs and the suspect was able to gain control of Deputy Davidson's revolver and shot him once. Deputy Davidson continued to pursue the man and was shot two more times. Although mortally wounded he was able to pin the suspect down and died on top of him, however, prevented his escape.