Case Number: 1505

Minn, Philip, colored, died in County Hospital. Worked on Hennepin Canal, near Sheffield, Ind., and was shot there Sept. 4, by a man whose name he refused to disclose.


Date of Offense September 4, 1900
Date of Death September 5, 1900
Time Between Offense and Death Within 1 day
Address Sheffield, Ind.
Type of Location Place of business
Location Description Hennepin Canal
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Method of Killing Other gun, gun unspecified
Weapon shot
Motive shot by man whose name he refused to disclosed
Total Number of Victims 1
Location Hennepin Canal
Type of Business Other place of business


Name Minn, Philip
Gender Male
Race White
Employed Yes
VictimEmploymentType Employed, unskilled (laborer)
Ethnicity Other, european
Name of Hospital Where Victim Was Taken County Hospital
Occupation/ Skill Other, skilled laborer



Allegations of Police Corruption No


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