Illinois · Newspaper clippings

Bullet exits gunman’s head, shatters glass held by waitress

From the Chicago Daily Tribune
Published September 1, 1939

A 29-year-old man shot himself after attempting to flee from police; the fatal bullet passed through his head before shattering a glass held by a waitress.

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