Case Number: 1418

Mahoney, Dennis, 35 years old, shot dead 12th and State Sts., by Jeremiah Milligan, a notorious colored thief, who also shot James O'Mara at the same time. Milligan was arrested and sent to the Penitentiary. Harrison St. Station.


Date of Offense August 1, 1881
Date of Death August 1, 1881
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 12th & State sts.
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Method of Killing Other gun, gun unspecified
Weapon shot dead
Total Number of Victims 1
Number of Defendants 1


Name Mahoney, Dennis
Age 35 years
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Irish


Name Milligan, Jeremiah
Gender Male
Ethnicity African American
Race Black


Allegations of Police Corruption No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, trial
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Outcome of Trial Guilty, unspecified offense
Sentenced to Joliet, Stateville