Deputy Sheriff Guy Cecil Massey, Sr.

Deputy Sheriff Guy Cecil Massey, Sr.

Wake County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, September 10, 1933

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Guy Cecil Massey, Sr.

Deputy Sheriff Guy Massey was shot and killed when he and his son, who was the constable of Zebulon, attempted to arrest a fugitive near the intersection of Gill Street and Highway 97.

The man began to struggle with the officers and shot Deputy Massey. Deputy Massey's son was able to return fire and kill the suspect. The son then drove Deputy Massey to a hospital where he succumbed to his wound the following day.


  • Age 48
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, September 9, 1933
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

arrest, fugitive

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Guy is my great uncle. My dad has told me this story many times. First Wake Co. Sheriff Deputy to die in the line of duty. You are remembered. Proud of you and thank you for your service. RIP

Matt Debnam

March 25, 2020

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