Case Number: 1431

Mackey, Daniel, 23 years old, shot dead in dispute over labor trouble, Indiana St. near Hoyne Av., by James English, a street car conductor, whom Mackey assaulted. He was arrested. West Chicago Av. Station.


Date of Offense May 22, 1887
Date of Death May 22, 1887
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address Indiana st. near Hoyne Ave.
Type of Location Street, or other non-commercial public place/alley
Type of Public Place Street, sidewalk or alley
Location Description Indiana st. near Hoyne Av.
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Method of Killing Other gun, gun unspecified
Weapon shot dead
Motive shot dead in dispute over labor trouble
Description Labor dispute, strike
Total Number of Victims 1
Civil Unrest Dispute over labor trouble
Location Indiana st. near Hoyne Av.
Number of Defendants 1
Circumstances Related to Civil Unrest Yes
Type of Civil Unrest Other civil unrest


Name Mackey, Daniel
Age 23 years
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name English, James
Gender Male
Race White
Employed Yes
Employment Type Employed, semi-skilled (factory operative etc.)
Killed While Protecting Person Protecting self
Occupation/ Skill Railroad worker, metal/iron worker, machinist


Allegations of Police Corruption No
Arrest Made at Crime Scene Yes
Location of Arrest at scene
Time Between Crime and Arrest Less than 1 day
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded None
Allegations of Police Corruption No