Bio & Incident Details
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Weapon: Shotgun; 12 gauge
Offender: Sentenced to life
Assistant Marshal Joe Hartman and Marshal William James were shot and killed by a suspect who had been arrested for being drunk in public. While at city hall the suspect struck Marshal James in the head and escaped. He went home, obtained a 12 gauge shotgun, and returned to the city hall where he shot and killed both officers.
The suspect was convicted of the murders and sentenced to life in prison.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
City Marshal William Aaron James