Stringtown Shootout

Near this place on Aug. 3, 1932 Atoka County Sheriff C.G. Maxwell and Deputy Sheriff Eugene Moore were involved in a shoot-out with Clyde Barrow, Raymond Hamilton, and Everett Milligan. The incident occurred when the two lawmen tried to arrest the men at a dance in Stringtown. As the lawmen approached, the threesome opened fire killing Moore instantly and severely wounding Maxwell.
On U.S. 69 (N Washington Rd) just south of Ash St., Stringtown, Oklahoma
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