October 29th, 1927
Man shot to death: Beal, John - Age 32 - Colored - Fatally shot at 3:00 AM., 10/29/27, in flat at 1418 So. Sangamon St., during a quarrel over a card game, by Arthur Lovejoy, who escaped and whose arrest was recommended by the Coroner on 11/3/27. 16 Dist. 2/5/28 Lovejoy arrested and held on Coroner's Mittimus. 3/30/28 - Lovejoy case abated - Klarkowski.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 Unfortunately, some historical records may contain outdated, offensive language.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.