Deputy Sheriff Alexander Mark Robinson

Deputy Sheriff Alexander Mark Robinson

Muscogee County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, February 27, 1854

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Alexander Mark Robinson

Deputy Sheriff Alex Robinson was shot and killed while attempting to serve arrest warrants on two men at 8 pm in Columbus.

Deputy Robinson and several city police were executing misdemeanor warrants on two subjects they found in front of a local bar. The men fired at Deputy Robinson and fled the scene. One subject was immediately captured, and the other subject was arrested the following day. Deputy Robinson was taken to the Times & Sentinel office, where he succumbed to his wounds.

Both suspects were sentenced to hang. The suspect who shot Deputy Robinson died in jail while attempting to escape for the second time. The other suspect was pardoned on appeal.

Deputy Robinson served with the Muscogee County Sheriff's Office.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Died in jail

arrest attempt, warrant

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