Shelby Patton Death – Obituary, Funeral : Officer Killed In Line Of Duty
Wolseley, Saskatchewan – A 26-year-old Police Constable, Shelby Patton has died on Saturday, June 12, 2021 while on duty. Patton was a six-year member of the Indian Head RCMP. He was killed by a stolen truck.
According to report, on Saturday, at 8 a.m. local time, Patton tried to stop a stolen truck in Wolseley and he was struck by the vehicle. Patton was later pronounced dead at the scene.
Following the pronouncement of his death, he was transported to the funeral home in Wolseley, Sask. at around 12:15 p.m.
Residents of a Saskatchewan town lined the streets to show respect and mourning for Const. Shelby Patton, a six-year member of the Indian Head RCMP.
“Today, RCMP employees stand by Cst. Patton’s family, friends and the communities he served and wear red to pay tribute to him,” Saskatchewan RCMP said on Twitter.
Hundreds of people from Wolseley and surrounding communities lined the community’s Main Street to honour the fallen officer.