Case Number: 411

Collins, Timothy, alias Murphy, fatally shot, 27th and Halsted Sts., by James Coleman, who escaped at the time, but was arrested Dec. 23 and again Feb. 22, 1902 (See Clippings) John Clark was arrested as accessory. 3d Prect.


Date of Offense December 22, 1901
Date of Death December 22, 1901
Address 27th & Halsted sts.
Type of Location Street, or other non-commercial public place/alley
Type of Public Place Street, sidewalk or alley
Location Description 27th & Halsted sts
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Method of Killing Other gun, gun unspecified
Weapon fatally shot
Total Number of Victims 1
Location 27th & Halsted sts
Number of Defendants 1


Name Collins, Timothy "Murphy"
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Irish


Name Coleman, Banos
Gender Male
Ethnicity Irish
Race White


Precinct 3
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date Defendant Arrested 23-Dec-01
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