Deputy City Marshal Columbus C. Fitzgerald

Deputy City Marshal Columbus C. Fitzgerald

Fort Worth Marshal's Office, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, August 26, 1877

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Columbus C. Fitzgerald

Marshal Columbus Fitzgerald was shot and killed when he responded to a report of two men fighting. When he attempted to break up the fight he was shot and killed.

The suspect was also shot and killed.

Marshal Fitzgerald had served with the agency for 5 years. He was survived by his wife and two children. He is buried in Pioneers Rest Cemetery, Fort Worth, Texas.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, August 25, 1877
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice by your fellow law enforcement.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 26, 2020

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