Federal Prohibition Agent Irving Washburn

Federal Prohibition Agent Irving Washburn

United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Bureau of Prohibition, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, July 13, 1928

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Irving Washburn

Federal Prohibition Agent Irving Washburn was shot and killed in Albany, New York, during a raid at a drink parlor on Madison Avenue.

After arresting one of the men, at 2:30 am, a group of men came from the establishment and opened fire, fatally wounding Agent Washburn. He was taken to Memorial Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds later in the evening.

The shooter was apprehended and charged with murder following Agent Washburn's death.

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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location New York
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with murder

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 13, 2020

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