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Man killed by police after becoming suddenly aggressive towards his family

From the Chicago Daily Tribune Published December 24, 1925 Sidney Toms "suddenly became demented" causing his wife and children to flee and summon police and locked himself in his grocery store. During a stand-off, police shot tear gas into the store to entice Toms to surrender and Toms retaliated by throwing a knife and a… Continue reading Man killed by police after becoming suddenly aggressive towards his family