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Cold Cases

Donald James Gilpin

Case # 205240-S
(1974)
Homicide of: Donald James Gilpin, W/M/19

Occurred: Thursday, September 26, 1974, at 26710 S.W. 144 Street (7-11 Convenience Store)

Narrative: At approximately 12 a.m., Thursday, September 26, 1974, the victim along with three other friends exchanged words with two black males in the parking lot of the 7-11 store. The two black males were standing next to a 1964 to 1966, white/blue Plymouth. As the victim and his friends drove out of the parking lot, one of the subjects obtained a rifle from the trunk of the above vehicle and shot at the vehicle the victim was riding in. The victim was struck by a projectile and expired from his wound at the hospital.

Anyone with information concerning this crime is requested to call Crime Stoppers at
305-471-8477, or send an email to Homicide Bureau.


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