A true story...... 1932, The record for the most lawmen shot dead in the history of the United States
10 cops in Springfield Missouri went to arrest 2 small time gangsters, 25 and 30 years old, known as the Young brothers, living outside the city on a farm. The young men, Harry and Jennings had been on the run for the murder of a town marshall 3 years earlier. The Sheriff Marcell Hendrix had been neighbors with the fugitive’s family and late father in particular and had watched the boys grow up so they didn't expect any trouble, as a consequence they showed up with nothing but the sixguns on their belts, and little ammo, In spite of the fact that the boys were well known for their marksmanship.
The farm was on a large open piece of land with a scattering of trees around a farmhouse. The lawmen parked a good distance away from the house so the Young brothers wouldn't hear their cars. Their only concern was the brothers would escape out the back door. So the lawmen walked up and knocked on the door. When their knocks went unanswered the sheriff and his deputy pushed in the kitchen door and the brothers opened up with 2 blasts from a shotgun, killing one and horrifically injuring the other by blowing his face off, an injury so horrific, his face and eyes all hung from his chin. The rest of the lawmen ran for the trees, where they were trapped, the brothers from the cover of the dark house picked off the lawmen, 4 survivors lived to tell this story that would forever change how Police would approach and arrest known fugitives and suspects..... 

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