Incident DetailsCause of Death:
Patrolman Martin O'Brien and Patrolman Francis Mulvihill were shot and killed by subjects 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 before fleeing the scene.
Patrolman O'Brien was survived by his wife and three children.
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