Case Number: 8838

Palumbo, Dominick - Age 31 - Shot to death at 12:23 AM, 5/18/27, in front of 2077 De Kalb St., by his friend, Pasquale Coccinniglio, after he had fired at the latter following a quarrel in the latter's home. On 5/25/27 Coccinniglio was held by the Coroner. 17th Dist. 10/7/27 - Acquitted - McGoorty.


Date of Offense May 18, 1927
Date of Death May 18, 1927
Time Between Offense and Death Immediate - death occurred at the crime scene
Address 2077 DeKalb st.
Type of Location Street, or other non-commercial public place/alley
Type of Public Place Street, sidewalk or alley
Location Description in front
Type of Death Manslaughter
Description Dispute over money or property, quarrel
Total Number of Victims 1
Location in front
Type of Manslaughter Other


Name Palumbo, Dominick
Age 31 years
Gender Male
Race White
Ethnicity Other, european


Name Coccinniglio, Pasquale
Gender Male
Ethnicity Italian
Race White


Precinct 31
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Total Number of Defendants Arrested 1


Date of Coroner's Decision May 25, 1927
Outcome of Coroner's Judgment Defendant held to Grand Jury
Charges Against Defendant No
Trial Judge McGoorty
Type of Legal Decision Recorded Coroner, trial
Allegations of Police Corruption No
Date of Grand Jury Decision October 7, 1927
Outcome of Trial Acquitted