Deputy U.S. Marshal Jim Williams

Deputy U.S. Marshal Jim Williams

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

End of Watch Wednesday, June 5, 1889

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Jim Williams

Deputy Marshal Williams was shot and killed as he and several other deputy marshals and posseman attempted to arrest a man near Wild Horse Creek in Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory (modern day Oklahoma). As Deputy Marshal Williams and another marshal entered the cabin's front door the suspect opened fire with a rifle, striking Deputy Marshal Williams. The other marshal returned fire and killed the suspect.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Shot and killed

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DUSM Williams,
On today, the 130th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

June 5, 2019

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