Deputy U.S. Marshal Adrian Metcalf

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End of Watch: Wed, Jul 31st, 1929
Date of Incident: Wed, Jul 31st, 1929
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 20 years
Age: 56


Deputy Marshal Metcalf was fatally shot while leading a prohibition raiding party. He was ambushed in an act of revenge by a suspect he had shot during a raid one year yearlier. Two of the Deputy Marshal\'s sons and a brother assisted him during the raid. H.R. Metcalf, 22, a son was severly injuried, suffering gunshot wounds to the head and face.


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Louisville, Kentucky 40202
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