Bio & Incident Details
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Incident Date: 6/27/1990
Weapon: Handgun; .357 caliber
Suspect: Sentenced to death
Officer James Irby was shot and killed when he stopped a car for a minor traffic violation.
As he was talking with the driver, the passenger exited the vehicle and shot Officer Irby five times with a .357 handgun.
The suspect was convicted of Officer Irby's murder and subsequently sentenced to death.
Officer Irby is survived by his wife, son, and daughter.