City Marshal A. D. Bryant

City Marshal A. D. Bryant

McKenzie Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Wednesday, December 7, 1898

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A. D. Bryant

City Marshal A.D. Bryant was shot and killed from ambush while eating his lunch in the city telegraph office.

The 16-year-old subject who shot him was seeking revenge for having been arrested two days earlier for being drunk in public. The juvenile committed suicide by drinking morphine after murdering Marshal Bryant.

Marshal Bryant was survived by his wife and seven children.

Bio

  • Age 56
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

ambush, juvenile offender, retaliation

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