Wm. N. O'Connor alias Big Bill O'Connor alias Frank O'Riley wounded in a gun battle with a number of Detectives ...
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Jesse Brown Cook Scrapbooks Documenting San Francisco History and Law Enforcement
BANC PIC 1996.003:Volume 19:121--fALB
The Bancroft Library
Full titleWm. N. O'Connor alias Big Bill O'Connor alias Frank O'Riley wounded in a gun battle with a number of Detectives at a 6th St. apartment house on July 7th, 1924. The shooting was through a door to his apartment. The door was riddled with bullets and Big Bill was badly wounded. He was wanted for Bank Robbery and a number of holdups. One was the Gilman Jewelry Store on June 24/24, N. E. corner Post and Stockton Sts. At 9am he and three other men took $100,000 in jewelry. On this charge his plea was guilty and he was sent to San Quentin for one year to life.
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