Town Marshal George W. Woolwine

Town Marshal George W. Woolwine

Jellico Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Tuesday, September 25, 1888

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George W. Woolwine

Town Marshal George Woolwine was shot and killed while attempting to arrest the proprietor of a local bar.

The wanted man was a notorious criminal who had been reported to have previously killed six men. The man opened fire on Marshal Woolwine and both were fatally wounded during the ensuing shootout. A bystander in a hotel across the street from the bar was also wounded by one of the rounds.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed


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