Case Number: 2017

Russell, John, 54 years old, keeper of shooting gallery at 129 S. Halsted St., found murdered by shooting at that place. Anna Hewitt and Rose Sherwood arrested. 27th Prect.


Date of Death January 15, 1893
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 129 S. Halsted
Type of Location Place of business
Location Description 129 S. Halsted shooting gallery
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Method of Killing Other gun, gun unspecified
Total Number of Victims 1
Location 129 S. Halsted shooting gallery
Number of Defendants 2
Type of Business Other place of business


Name Russell, John
Gender Male
Race White
Employed Yes
VictimEmploymentType Employed, low white collar (clerk, bookkeeper, etc.)
Ethnicity Other, european
Occupation/ Skill Store owner, hotel owner


Name Hewitt, Anna/Sherwood, Rose
Gender Female
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White


Precinct 27
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Time Between Crime and Arrest Less than 1 day
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 2


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