Special Agent Winfield S. Wooten

Special Agent Winfield S. Wooten

Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Sunday, March 16, 1941

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Winfield S. Wooten

Special Agent Winfield Wooten was shot and killed in Tulsa, Oklahoma, after stopping two juveniles who drove past him at 90 mph.

During the stop, two Tulsa officers assisted Agent Wooten search the two juveniles and then left the scene. After the officers left, one of the juveniles attacked Agent Wooten. The juvenile took both of his service revolvers and shot Agent Wooten eight times. The subject continued to shoot Agent Wooten's body as a small riot ensued.

Four Tulsa police cars were sent to the scene and as Police Officer L.R. Rogers stepped from his vehicle he was shot and killed. Other officers returned fire, killing the suspect.

Agent Wooten had served with the agency for eight years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

juvenile offender, traffic stop

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Rest in Peace Special Agent Winfield Wooten. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the nations steel roadways.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the flesh of your murderer.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston,TX

March 16, 2016

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