Special Deputy Marshal Steve Pen-Su-Wau

Special Deputy Marshal Steve Pen-Su-Wau

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, February 6, 1891

Steve Pen-Su-Wau

Deputy Marshal Pen-Su-Wau was shot and killed by another deputy marshal who mistook him for a suspect whom he had a warrant for. The shooting took place near the Kickapoo, Pottawatomie, Iowa and Sac and Fox Indian Reservation in Indian Territory (modern day Oklahoma).


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)
  • Location Oklahoma

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Deputy Marshal Pen-Su-Wau,
On today, the 126th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.


United States Border Patrol

February 6, 2017

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