June 27th, 1928
Man shot to death: King, Nathaniel Age 21 Colored Fatally shot at 4:42 AM, 6/27/28, thru a door panel at 1157 Washburn Ave., home of Gertrude Moore, by the latter, when he attempted to force his way in. She had refused to allow him to sleep there with a girl. On 6/27/28 Gertrude Moore was held by the Coroner for murder. 22 Dist. 10/9/28 Acquitted Lynch.Please note that Housecreep aggregates information from multiple sources, including historical records, police reports, archived newspaper clippings, and personal accounts submitted by our community of sleuths. Unfortunately, some historical records may contain outdated, offensive language. We do not condone the use of such language and we would not publish it otherwise. If you believe a post has been submitted that is offensive or malicious in any way, please let us know and we will remove it. Thank you.