November 23rd, 1927
Child shot to death: Farrow, Othello - Age 14 - Colored - Died from a gunshot wound received at 12:30 AM, 11/23/27 in passage way of 1418 So. Peoria St., when shot by Patrolman Joseph O'Connor while attempting to escape arrest after he and three other Negro boys tried to drag a Negro girl into an alley. On 12/1/27 O'Connor was exonerated by the Coroner. 16 Dist.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 Unfortunately, some historical records may contain outdated, offensive language.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.