Deputy U.S. Marshal John Gatewood

Deputy U.S. Marshal John Gatewood

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

End of Watch Saturday, February 2, 1839

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John Gatewood

Deputy Marshal John Gatewood was shot and killed in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, as he and three other deputy marshals attempted to seize property as the result of a court order.

The marshals were attacked by a group of over 20 people and Deputy Marshal Gatewood was fatally wounded.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Alabama
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Deputy Marshal Gatewood,
On today, the 180th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

February 2, 2019

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