Type of Officer: Night Marshal
Jurisdiction: Gas City
County: Allen
Death Date: 12/15/1921
Added to Memorial: 1995
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Marshall West was shot and killed in Gas City as he approached a local homeowner in an attempt to serve an order given by the city council. The property owner had repeatedly refused to remove a section of barbed wire which he had strung across his sidewalk. West was shot without warning as he approached the house.