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Sullivan, Captain John T.

End of Watch: 
Saturday, January 7, 1911
County: 
Spokane
Agency: 
Spokane P.D.

 On Thursday, January 5, 1911, Spokane Police Department Captain John Sullivan was shot as he sat in his home.  The suspect walked up behind Captain Sullivan as he sat reading near a window.  The single shot penetrated his heart.  He was transported to Sacred Heart Hospital, where he died on January 7, 1911.  The perpetrator was identified many years later after he died in a domestic dispute.