Town Marshal James Wright

Town Marshal James Wright

Rogersville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Wednesday, February 13, 1907

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James Wright

Town Marshal James Wright was shot and killed while raiding a gambling resort in Rogersville.

A man in one of the rooms opened fire on Marshal Wright as he was being arrested. Despite his wounds, Marshal Wright returned fire and killed the subject.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed


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