Bio & Incident Details
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Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Railroad Policeman Applestiel was shot while attempting to apprehend burglary suspects in the Auburn, Washington, rail yards. Policeman Applestiel had observed the men loading stolen liquor into a vehicle and attempted to arrest them. The men opened fire, killing Policeman Applestiel.
A railroad switchman and several other railroad employees were charged with murder in connection with his death.