Deputy U.S. Marshal Harry T. McCarty

Deputy U.S. Marshal Harry T. McCarty

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, July 13, 1878

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Harry T. McCarty

Marshal McCarty was shot and killed in Dodge City, Kansas, while attempting to stop a man from fighting in a saloon. Marshal McCarty was in the saloon drinking when a cowboy got angry that other cowboys were joking about him. The man starting fighting with the other men and when Marshal McCarty attempted to break the fight up the man gained control of his service revolver and shot him.

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  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Kansas
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 13, 2020

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