Stringtown Shootout


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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.


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On U.S. 69 (N Washington Rd) just south of Ash St., Stringtown, Oklahoma


34.462348, -96.062179
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