Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 10 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 7/20/1972
Weapon: Handgun; .22 caliber
Suspect: Not available
Deputy Marshal Dick McKinney was shot and killed during a robbery attempt on 11th Avenue in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Deputy McKinney had just left the federal office building when he encountered a group of men who robbed him at gunpoint and then stole his wallet.
As Deputy Marshal McKinney attempted to take action one of the men opened fire on him with a .22 caliber handgun, striking him in the heart.
He was able to drive himself to the hospital but died a short time after arriving.
Deputy Marshal McKinney had served with the United States Marshals Service for 10 years.