Incident DetailsCause of Death:
Patrolman Francis Mulvihill and Patrolman Martin O'Brien were shot and killed by four men believed to be part of the Dillinger Gang. The officers were patrolling a rural section of Gary Road when they stopped to talk with four men standing next to a car. Without warning, the suspects opened fire with machine guns, striking both officers multiple times. The suspects then fled the scene.
Patrolman Mulvihill was survived by his wife and six children.