Deputy US Marshal Josie Wells

Deputy US Marshal Josie Wells

Plymouth Massachusetts Police Department

  • Age: 27
  • Tour: 4 years
  • End of Watch: March 10, 2015
  • Chair Delivery: December 7, 2015
Deputy U.S. Marshal Josie Wells was shot and killed as he and other members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force attempted to serve an arrest warrant on a double-murder suspect.  Marshals attempted to take the suspect into custody and shots were fired. Deputy Wells was struck during the exchange of gunfire.
He was transported to a local hospital by another deputy marshal but succumbed to his wounds a short time later.