City Marshal W. R. Shaver

City Marshal W. R. Shaver

Boley Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Monday, August 14, 1905

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W. R. Shaver

City Marshal W.R. Shaver was shot and killed while questioning a subject about a man he held a warrant for.

While speaking with the subject, the subject's brother approached and shot the marshal in the back with a rifle. Marshal Shaver fell from his horse but was able to return fire, killing the suspect. Marshal Shaver died 30 minutes later.

Marshal Shaver had served with the Boley Police Department for 15 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.

Marshal Shaver's great-great-grandson, Police Officer Stephan Gray, was shot and killed in the line of duty on April 15th, 2004, while serving with the Merced Police Department, California.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Shot and killed

warrant service

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W.R. "DICK" SHAVER:
Is my Great-great grandfather. My grandfather was Richard "Dick" Shaver of Tulare Ca.
Stephon Gene Gray is my younger brother who was killed in the line of duty as a Police Officer.
They were both mentioned in DC for National Police week and C.O.P.S ceremonies, on the same day in D.C.

ANDREW GRAY (Air Force Veteran)
Great-great grandson

August 31, 2019

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