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Special Agent Winfield S. Wooten | Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

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Winfield S. Wooten

Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch: Sunday, March 16, 1941

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 8 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Oklahoma

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Special Agent Winfield Wooten was shot and killed in Tulsa, Oklahoma, after stopping two juveniles who drove past him at 90 mph.

During the stop, two Tulsa officers assisted Agent Wooten search the two juveniles and then left the scene. After the officers left, one of the juveniles attacked Agent Wooten. The juvenile took both of his service revolvers and shot Agent Wooten eight times. The man continued to shoot Agent Wooten's body as a small riot ensued.

Four Tulsa police cars were sent to the scene and as Police Officer L.R. Rogers stepped from his vehicle he was shot and killed. Other officers returned fire, killing the suspect.

Agent Wooten had served with the agency for eight years. He was survived by his wife.

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Police Officer L. R. Rogers
Tulsa Police Department, Oklahoma
End of Watch: Sunday, March 16, 1941
Cause: Gunfire

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Rest in Peace Special Agent Winfield Wooten. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the nations steel roadways.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the flesh of your murderer.

Amen

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston,TX
March 16, 2016

 

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