Map of London Tourist on Crittenden and his partner, Leon W.Romer, 60, were serving a $67. 50 eviction notice on George Farley, a 57-year-old black laborer, when the man fired a large caliber rifle through the door of the small frame house at 1741 East 23rd Street. The bullet struck Romer full in the chest killing him instantly. A retreating Crittenden was able to gain the street before he was dropped by a bullet in the head.
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Summoned by neighbors, police surrounded the house and for an hour pumped volleys of bullets and tear gas into the structure. Detectives cautiously entered the home to find Farley slumped on his face in a rear room severely wounded five times in the thighs, arms, and chest. Map of London Tourist 2016.