Detective
Julius Gunther
Gary Police Department
Friday, September 16, 1921

Age: 33
Served: 3 years
Badge #: 33
Military Service:
Panel 29W, Line 4
Panel L13, Line 6

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Gunfire
Date/Time of Incident:
Friday, September 16, 1921
07:40 pm
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
1735 Adams Street, Gary
Incident County:
Lake
Incident Township:
Calumet
Weapon Used:
.32-caliber handgun
Suspect Info:
Died in prison
Burial Location:
Waldheim Cemetery, Gary

   Detective Julius Gunther was shot and killed as he and other officers searched an apartment building for a suspect wanted in a shooting at a pool hall.

   The suspect was later convicted of murder and died while incarcerated.