Case Number: 3385

Daly, Joseph P. 32 years. Shot dead on Western Ave., about 20 ft. south of Van Buren St., by Officer Behan of 38th Pct. while trying to rescue 2 prisoners. Coroner's Verdict "Accidental" - 29th Pct.


Date of Offense June 28, 1914
Date of Death June 28, 1914
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address Western Av.
Type of Location Street, or other non-commercial public place/alley
Type of Public Place Street, sidewalk or alley
Location Description Western Av. 20ft. S of Van Buren
Type of Death Accident
Description Other
Total Number of Victims 1
Location Western Av. 20ft. S of Van Buren
Type of Accident Accidental shooting


Name Daly, Joseph
Age 32 years
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Irish


Name Officer Behan
Gender Male
Ethnicity Irish
Race White
Employed Yes
Employment Type Employed, professional (incl. police and military)
Occupation/ Skill Law Enforcement, Police


Precinct 38
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Defendant Identified at Scene No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Accidental or natural causes
Charges Against Defendant No
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict only
Allegations of Police Corruption No