Case Number: 46

Abraham, Morris, shot dead in his saloon, Lake St. and Hermitage Av., by one of two robbers, who escaped. 28th Prect. 17 suspects arrested. Grey Osborne, alias Jones, Charles Davis, Bernard Bradley, and John Smith, or John Gordon arrested Dec. 9 for complicity, identified. Asst. Supts office. Gordon held without bail Dec. 13 by Coroner�s Jury. Harry Feinberg and Frank Logan, who shot Off. Heefe, Jan 5, 1905 were arrested and identified by witnesses as murderers of Abraham. Feinberg died Jan. 9, 1910 from wounds received in battle with police.


Date of Offense December 3, 1904
Date of Death December 3, 1904
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address Lake st. and Hermitage Ave.
Type of Location Place of business
Location Description in his saloon
Description Robbery
Total Number of Victims 1
Location in his saloon
Number of Defendants 3
Type of Business Bar/saloon


Name Abraham, Morris
Gender Male
Race White
Employed Yes
VictimEmploymentType Employed, high white collar (merchant, etc.)
Ethnicity Other, european
Victim Killed While Protecting Property Protecting bar/saloon
Occupation/ Skill Store owner, hotel owner


Name Gordon, John
Gender Male
Race White


Precinct 28
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date Defendant Arrested 9-Dec-04
Location of Arrest Asst Supts office
Time Between Crime and Arrest Days
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 3


Date of Coroner's Decision December 13, 1904
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Defendant held to Grand Jury
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner's verdict only
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Felony Murder Classification Burglary