Today we practiced play. Girls Glee Club gave a program of Easter songs.
|Detective Harry L. McGinnis|
Joplin, Missouri Police Department
End of Watch: Thursday, April 13, 1933
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Thursday, April 13, 1933
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Both shot and killed
Detective Harry McGinnis and Newton County Sheriff's Department Constable J. W. Harryman were killed
in a gun battle with the notorious outlaw gang led by Bonnie and Clyde. Detective McGinnis, Constable Harryman
and several other area officers had gone to their hideout to investigate what they thought were bootleggers. Instead
they had stumbled upon Bonnie and Clyde. Both Detective McGinnis and Constable Harryman were shot and killed.