Deputy U.S. Marshal Thomas Young

Deputy U.S. Marshal Thomas Young

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

End of Watch Friday, August 25, 1882

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Thomas Young

Marshal Young was shot and killed after he and another marshal arrested a man at Lake West, Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma). Shortly after the arrest, they were attacked, and Marshal Young was shot eight times. All of the suspects escaped.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Escaped

arrest attempt

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DUSM Young,
On today, the 140th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.

United States Border Patrol

August 25, 2022

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