Case Number: 797

Gould, Charles, fatally injured by a stone thrown by one of a gang of toughs who were attempting to rescue a prisoner from Officer John Davis, at Desplaines and Adams Sts. Gould was assisting the officer. William Parks, John Duffy, John Quinn and James Barnes arrested.


Date of Offense June 28, 1878
Date of Death June 28, 1878
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address Desplaines and Adams sts.
Type of Location Street, or other non-commercial public place/alley
Type of Public Place Street, sidewalk or alley
Location Description Desplaines & Adams sts
Type of Death Homicide
Type of Homicide Intentional murder
Characteristics injured by a stone thrown by a gang of toughs
Method of Killing Other
Weapon killed by a stone thrown by defendants.
Motive victim killed by a gang who were trying to rescue
Description Other
Total Number of Victims 1
Location Desplaines & Adams sts
Number of Defendants 4
Related to Organized Crime


Name Gould, Charles
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name Paous, William
Gender Male
Ethnicity Other, european
Race White


Allegations of Police Corruption No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 4


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