Night Policeman Tim O’Brien was shot and killed by two tramps he attempted to arrest when they jumped from a freight train as it stopped in Mason City, Iowa.
One of the subjects managed to grab Policeman O’Brien’s revolver and shot him. Both men were apprehended.
Policeman O’Brien was a Union Army veteran of the Civil War.
Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad P.D.
End of Watch: Oct. 2, 1893