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May 2nd, 1976 David Hamby age 23, fatally stabbed his father John Hamby, a patent attorney, age 53. The attack began in the home then led outside to the street in front of the house. The elder Hamby suffered several stab wounds to the upper body and one to the neck. View Listing »
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Man shot to death: Roberts, Burt G., 30 years old, shot dead at 8:00 A.M. in rooming house 335 Indiana St., by William J. Walker, a bell boy, in a quarrel over a woman. Walker was arrested, 38th Prect. Held by Coroner's Jury March 29, 1906. Acquitted by jury in Judge Dupuy's court, June 21, 1906. Self defense. View Listing »
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Man shot to death: Jones, Clifton - Age 32- Colored - Fatally shot 5:30 PM 1/7/27 in rear yard at 3013 So. Parkway, by George Williams, of that address, who found Jones in his home with his wife. Jones shot at Williams while running away. On 1/21/27 Williams who was not booked, was exonerated by the coroner. 2 Dist. View Listing »
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Woman shot to death: Wade, Grace - Age 35 - Colored - Shot to death at 6:40 PM, 11/29/29, in her home, 3rd Apt., 5856 So. Parkway, by her husband, (Patrolman) John Wade, when she attacked him with a knife during a quarrel. Wade was booked for murder but on 11/30/29 was exonerated by the Coroner and discharged 12/5/29 by Judge Borelli. 5 Dist. View Listing »
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Woman stabbed to death: Humburd, Iva - Age 28 - Colored - Stabbed to death at 5:30 AM, in hallway of her home, 4142 South Parkway, during a quarrel, by Rosie Bohanon, who, on 8/30/26 was exonerated by the Coroner who pronounced it "accidental." On 9/14/26 however, she was held to the G.J.in $5000.00 by Judge Curran. 3 Dist. Oct. 1926 No Bill. View Listing »
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Woman shot to death: Sims, Katie, alias Bernard Age 22 Colored Shot to death at 1:10 AM, 5/26/28, in her home, 2nd fl., 4706 South Parkway, by her husband, John Sims. On 5/29 the Coroner Jury pronounced it an accidental shooting. On 5/30 Sims was booked for murder but the case was nolle prossed 5/31 by Judge Fairbanks. 5th Dist. View Listing »
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Man shot to death: Haymaker, Fred Age 23 Colored Together with Charles Powell, colored, were shot to death at 3:15 AM, 8/17/29, in a sporting house at 4240 So. Parkway, by Patrolman Geo. M. Marnkowski and Wm. J. Simpson, at whom they fired while resisting arrest. The Negroes met the officers of whose identity they were ignorant, and brought them to the flat. On 8/20/29 the officers were exonerated by the Coroner. 5 Dist. View Listing »
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Double homicide: Hults, Jesse D. Age 47 Patrolman Fatally shot at 11:45 AM, 9/25/29 and Patrolman Wm. Gallagher killed, in the hallway of 4139 South Parkway, while investigating a reported kidnapping of Charles Kirkman, colored leader of the Moorish Science Temple, a Negro cult, from his house at 442 Elm St. When the officers demanded admittance they encountered a heavy gunfire. The inmates were dislodged with tear gas bombs and one, Deason Stephens, who shot Hults, was killed by Patrolman Frank… View Listing »
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Man shot to death: Allen, Wm. - Age 23 - colored - Accidentally shot to death at 2:50 P.M., in his home, 3317 So. Parkway, by his wife, Helen Allen, who was examining a revolver. On 12/22/26 Helen was exonerated by the Coroner. 2A Dist. View Listing »
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Man shot to death: Morgan, James - Age 33 - Colored- Accidentally shot to death at noon, 4/22/30, in 2nd fl., 5148 So. Parkway, by one Ida Reeder, colored, who was playing with a revolver. Ida was exonerated by the Coroner the same day. 5 Dist. View Listing »
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Man beaten to death: Freeman, Jay W. - Age 28 - Colored- Fatally assaulted at 11:30 PM, 2/21/26, at 3428 South Parkway, during a fight with Edward Edmonson, who was held by the Coroner on 2/23/26. 2A Dist. 4/27/26 - Acquitted - McGoorty. View Listing »
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Man stabbed to death: Mannery, Roosevelt - Age 32 - Colored - Stabbed to death at 11:25 PM, 12/12/30 in Apt. 21 - 4015 So. Parkway, during an argument with another Negro, Robt. Lee Garrett, about using indecent language. On 12/12/30 Garrett was held by the Coroner for manslaughter. Deceased came in apparently drunk and stabbed Garrett with a knife during the quarrel. 5 Dist. Dec. 1930 No Bill. View Listing »
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