Deputy Sheriff John A. Wall

Deputy Sheriff John A. Wall

Johnston County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, April 13, 1919

John A. Wall

Deputy Sheriff John Wall was shot and fatally wounded while raiding a liquor still. He was taken to Rex Hospital in Raleigh where he died the next day.

Four men were arrested and charged with his murder.

All four suspects were convicted of second-degree murder and sentenced to 20 years in prison June 22, 1919.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, April 12, 1919
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 20 years

alcohol violation

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Remembering you and your service to my home state on this 93rd anniversary of your death. Rest in Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

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