Case Number: 207

Brady, John, 30 yrs., died in County Jail Hospital. Shot in leg Aug. 27, by Off. Wm. Byrnes, of 3d Prect., while attempting to escape after committing a burglary at 1729 State St.


Date of Offense August 27, 1902
Date of Death August 29, 1902
Time Between Offense and Death Within 1 week but more than 1 day
Address 1729 State st.
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Method of Killing Other gun, gun unspecified
Weapon shot in leg
Motive attempting to escape after committing a burglars
Victim Initiated Events Leading to Homicide Yes
Description Victim killed resisting arrest
Total Number of Victims 1
Number of Defendants 1


Name Brady, John
Age 30 years
Gender Male
Race White
Employed Yes
VictimEmploymentType Outside labor force (incl. criminals)
Ethnicity Other, european
Name of Hospital Where Victim Was Taken County Jail Hospital
Occupation/ Skill Criminal - burglar


Name Byrnes, Wm.
Gender Male
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White
Employed Yes
Employment Type Employed, professional (incl. police and military)
Killed While Protecting Property Protecting a drug store
Occupation/ Skill Law Enforcement, Police


Precinct 32
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Defendant Identified at Scene No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


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