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Mooring, Agent Harold V.
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Wednesday, April 1, 1925
U.S. Bureau of A.T.F.
On September 21, 1923, Agent Harold Mooring of the United States Prohibition Unit was shot while investigating and collecting evidence in a bootlegging case. The incident occurred while he and other agents were investigating the owner of a cigar store in Cosmopolis.
The Seattle-based agent survived the shooting and testified against the defendants in court. However, on April 1, 1925, Agent Mooring died of pneumonia, a complication from his gunshot wound.