Incident

2-09-1920 Kentucky Lexington 0-19

Location

February 09, 1920

Fayette County Courthouse
Incident Address
Lexington, Kentucky

Participants

  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: BF Carrier
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: LM King
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: John Van Thomas
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: William Hiram Ethington
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: "unidentified Negro girl"
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: JW Stansell
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Otis Sharp
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Emmett Dozier
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Erwin Gwynn
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Emmett Danziger
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Fred Sowders
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: HC Weathers
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: James Masengall
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: JM Rogers
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: WJ Rees
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Mrs ET Gross
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Status: Injured

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator shot
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator killed
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Notes

Mob repelled from Fayette Courthouse which had planned on lynching prisoner William Lockett who had confessed to murder of 10 year old Geneva Hardman

Guns Involved

20 guns involved.

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District

Congressional District: 6
State Senate District: 13
State House District: 77