|Birth: ||Apr. 30, 1915|
|Death: ||Apr. 4, 1951|
Son of Vincent and Maria (Gorisek) Zupancic. Brother of John and Mary. Vincent appears on the 1930 census at 17 years old in Plum Creek, Butler County, Nebraska.
To Death in Dallas
DALLAS, April 5, 1951
hunted in the bombing of
a Dallas leather shop and a cafe
owner were shot to death Wednesday
night by a gunman who tried
to eliminate four witnesses.
Killed were John (Vincent John) L. Zupancic,
sought by police in connection with
the bombing of the South Dallas
shop, and John Charles McDowell,
41, owner of Mac's Grill, in Oak
The short, bareheaded gunman
fled to a waiting automobile.
Zupanicic was shot four times in
the back. He slumped face down
in a litter of beer bottles.
A waitress, Miss Marjorie Farmer,
said Zupancic and another man
and woman had been sitting in a
booth drinking for about an hour
and a half.
She said when the gunman entered, the man and woman in the
booth with the ex-convict got up
and stepped to one side.
The gunman then blasted Zupancic.
McDowell, on his way to the
bar, was shot when he started to
The gunman fired once at a
youth on the sidewalk, and three
times at a passing car.
Night Police Chief O. P. Wright
identified Zupancic as a former
convict and said he was wanted
for questioning in the South Dallas
Police, believed the two persons
with Zupancic may have led him
to his death.
Article from "The Paris News" Paris, Texas Thursday, April 5, 1951
Laurel Land Memorial Park
Plot: Commercial Plot, Tier 3, Sp. 24
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