Charles A. Ware Fatally Shot

Charles A Ware
Added by: Rick France

Charles Ware was a police bicycle patrol officer who responded to a disturbance at the O’Key’s Saloon near Georgia and East Streets in Indianapolis on April 28, 1897. When Officer Ware arrived on the scene, he found a gang calling themselves the Bungaloos involved in a fight. During Officer Ware’s arrest of John Ferriter, one of the gang members, Ferriter pulled a gun and fatally shot the Ware in the head. The gunman was arrested by another police officer a short distance from the scene of the crime.

Crown Hill Cemetery
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section A, Lot 3451
GPS (lat/lon): 39.82387, -86.17544

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Created by: Rick France
Record added: Apr 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26489546

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