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Deputy U.S. Marshal John Gatewood | United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

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

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Alabama

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Not available

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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.

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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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