United States Department of the Treasury – Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation, U.S. Government
End of Watch Thursday, August 17, 2023
Special Agent Patrick Bauer was inadvertently shot and killed while participating in departmental firearms training in Phoenix, Arizona.
Members of IRS Criminal Investigation and other federal agencies were using the shooting range at Federal Correctional Institute Phoenix when Special Bauer was inadvertently shot by another agent.
He was transported to HonorHealth Deer Valley Medical Center where he succumbed to his wounds.
Special Agent Bauer was a veteran of the Arizona Air National Guard. He is survived by his wife and four children.