Marshal White, 41, was shot and killed while attempting to serve a felony arrest warrant on a subject for stalking a law enforcement officer. Hence, the suspect was known to local and state law enforcement officers for the last two years and had also been petitioned held for a mental health evaluation.
White was with several other law enforcement officers at the suspect’s residence attempting to serve the warrant and take him into custody. When officers approached the residence and announced their presence, the suspect opened fire striking White multiple times. As a result, he was transported to Banner University Medical Center where he succumbed to his gunshot wounds.
The suspect barricaded himself inside the residence and about an hour later surrendered to officers at the scene. The FBI is conducting the homicide investigation.
— TucsonNewsNow (@TucsonNewsNow) December 1, 2018
Chase White served the United States Marshal’s Service for three years. Moreover, he was a United States Air Force veteran having served on active duty for seven years. He continued to serve as a reservist, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel. Furthermore, He was assigned to Nellis Air Force Base where he was scheduled and preparing for an overseas deployment.
With heavy hearts we give our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Deputy U.S. Marshal Chase White. The Law Enforcement community and the community at large has suffered a terrible loss. pic.twitter.com/Nz3azdL4zQ
— Tucson Police Dept (@Tucson_Police) November 30, 2018
His wife and four children survive White.
Deputy U.S. Marshal Chase White is gone, but will never be forgotten.
EOW: Thursday, November 29, 2018.