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New Hero Search William A. O'Connor - Jun. 04, 1928 (12740)

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Chicago Police Dept. Patch
Resided: IL, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Jun. 04, 1928
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 32 yrs. of age
Agency
Dept: Chicago Police Dept. - IL
3510 South Michigan Avenue   
Chicago, IL   60653   USA
(312)744-4000
County: Cook
Dept. Type: Municipal/Police
Hero's Rank: Patrolman
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
Agency URL: Click Here
Badge: 3470
On The Job: 9 years
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: IL   USA   Mon. Jun. 04, 1928
Summary: Patrolman William A. O'Connor was shot and mortally wounded when he walked in on three men robbing a soft drink parlor on South Halstead Street. In an exchange of gunfire Patrolman O'Connor was hit once in the head. He died the next day at Englewood Hospital.

The three suspects were arrested twelve days later. They were found to be responsible for over two dozen other robberies. All three were convicted of Patrolman O'Connor's murder and sentenced to 50 years in prison on August 9, 1928.

Patrolman O'Connor was survived by his wife, mother, and five brothers. Four of his brothers are police officers. He served 18 months in France during World War I.

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