Deputy U.S. Marshal Harry T. McCarty

Deputy U.S. Marshal Harry T. McCarty

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

End of Watch Saturday, July 13, 1878

Harry T. McCarty

Marshal McCarty was shot and killed in Dodge City, Kansas, while attempting to stop a man from fighting in a saloon. Marshal McCarty was in the saloon drinking when a cowboy got angry that other cowboys were joking about him. The man starting fighting with the other men and when Marshal McCarty attempted to break the fight up the man gained control of his service revolver and shot him.

Bio

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

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Kansas
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available

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You will never be forgotten for your bravery and your sacrifice. Marshals Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson didn't make it to you in time to help you and you died in a rough town just doing your job. We still honor you and your service over 130 years later and beyond.

Officer A D Crawford
Atlanta PD

October 6, 2015

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