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. The suspects opened fire with Thompson submachine guns without warning, striking both officers multiple times before fleeing the scene.
Patrolman O'Brien was survived by his wife and three children.
• The Dillinger Gang were involved in the line of duty deaths of five Indiana officers: