Deputy U.S. Marshal John Gatewood

Deputy U.S. Marshal John Gatewood

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

End of Watch Saturday, February 2, 1839

John Gatewood

Deputy Marshal John Gatewood was shot and killed in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, as he and three other deputy marshals attempted to seize property as the result of a court order.

The marshals were attacked by a group of over 20 people and Deputy Marshal Gatewood was fatally wounded.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Alabama
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Rip deputy marshal John gatewood to for your service you are not forgotten

James Morris

February 2, 2017

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