Case Number: 4301

Lipka, Samuel - Age 45 - Found shot to death in his store at 1083 Milwaukee Ave., having been murdered by some unknown person or persons.


Date of Offense May 5, 1918
Date of Death May 5, 1918
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Type of Location Place of business
Location Description in his (victims) store
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Characteristics found shot to death
Method of Killing Other gun, gun unspecified
Weapon shot to death
Description Robbery
Total Number of Victims 1
Location in his (victims) store
Related to Organized Crime
Type of Business Liquor store


Name Lipka, Samuel
Age 45 years
Gender Male
Race White
Employed Yes
VictimEmploymentType Employed, skilled (butcher, electrician, cab drivers, street car, etc.)
Ethnicity Other, european
Occupation/ Skill Store owner, hotel owner



Allegations of Police Corruption No


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