City Marshal Henry Clay Jeans

City Marshal Henry Clay Jeans

Warsaw Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, April 25, 1885

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Henry Clay Jeans

City Marshal Henry Jeans was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man wanted for carrying concealed weapons.

The located the man eating breakfast at a local restaurant and attempted to arrest him. The subject immediately ran past them and out of the restaurant. Once on the the street he drew a .38 caliber revolver and opened fire, striking Marshal Jeans in the head.

Two other officers were able to return fire and killed the subject.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed

arrest attempt

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