Incident

7-02-1999 Illinois Evanston 12-1

Location

July 02, 1999

Incident Address
Evanston, Illinois

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Ephraim Wolfe
  • Age: 15
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Lewis N. Jordan
  • Age: 31
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Gideon Sapir
  • Age: 34
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Hillel Goldstein
  • Age: 34
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Dean Bell
  • Age: 31
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Eric Yates
  • Age: 31
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Rev Stephen Anderson
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Ricky Byrdsong
  • Age: 43
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed, Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Steven Kuo
  • Age: 22
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Won-Joon Yoon
  • Age: 26
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Benjamin Nathaniel Smith
  • Age: 21
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Suicide^
  • Murder/Suicide
  • Drive-by (car to street, car to car)
  • Spree Shooting (multiple victims, multiple locations)
  • Mass Shooting (4+ victims injured or killed excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator, one location)
  • Hate crime
  • Backfill

Notes

spree continued over July 3rd, and 4th in Skokie, and Decatur, Illinois, and Bloomington, Indiana; suspect was known Neo-Nazi;

Guns Involved

2 guns involved.

  • Type: 380 Auto
  • Type: 22 LR

District

Congressional District: 9
State Senate District: 9
State House District: 17