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Mooring, Agent Harold V.

End of Watch: 
Wednesday, April 1, 1925
County: 
Grays Harbor
Agency: 
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.