Bio & Incident Details
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Incident Date: 8/31/1924
Offender: Shot and killed
Marshal Henry Knowles was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man who was brandishing a shotgun and making threats. Marshal Knowles formed a posse and went to the man's home to arrest him.
When the marshal called out for the man to surrender, the man opened fire, mortally wounding Marshal Knowles in the head.
The suspect was then shot and killed in a shootout with the posse.
Marshal Knowles succumbed to his wound two days later. He is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Jasper, Hamilton County, Florida.