Bio & Incident Details
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Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)
Special Marshal Mike Williams was accidentally shot and killed by City Marshal Wild Bill Hickock during a large disturbance in the city streets. One of the people in the disturbance exchanged shots with the Marshal. Special Marshal Williams heard the shots and was coming to the assistance of Marshal Hickock. As Special Marshal Williams came around the corner of a building Marshal Hickock mistook him for another suspect and shot him in the head twice.
Marshall Hickock was then killed in 1876.
Special Marshal Williams was survived by his wife and is buried in Kansas City Missouri and is reported to have been a Kansas City policeman prior to this incident.