Detective
Julius Gunther
Gary Police Department
Monday, September 26, 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:
Monday, September 26, 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 Disposition:
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 man wanted in a shooting at a pool hall.

   The 27-year-old suspect was later convicted of murder and died while serving his sentence in prison.

   Detective Gunther was survived by his wife and three small children.


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