Bio & Incident Details
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Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber
Offender: Both executed in 1924
Officer John Crain was shot and killed at approximately 3:30 am while investigating suspicious activity.
While on patrol he noticed lights on in a pharmacy on Junius Road. As Officer Crain peered into the window a burglar inside shot him in the head with a .38 caliber handgun. Both subjects inside the store were also responsible for the murder of Officer Johnnie Gibson, using the same handgun, one month earlier in almost identical circumstances.
The subjects were both convicted of the murders and executed on March 28, 1924.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Officer Johnnie C. Gibson