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SHOOTS PARKIER AND KILLS SELF WOMA I Cloak Dealer's Insane Jealousy of Business Associate Leads to Fatal Wounding of Latter and Crippling of a Customer. After probably fatally shooting Alexander Striker, his brother-in-law and partner la business, and wounding Mrs. Frances. Uln- ter, a prospective purchaser, Morris Fiach- man, a member of the cloak firm of it. Fischmao 4 Son, turned a revolver " upon himself and committed suicide ycaterday morning In bis store t 125C Milwaukee avenue. ! Jc-aloaay Caae. Striker, wbo bad a financial Interest In the business, had incited the inaane Jealousy of Fiscbman by a series of succesful financial exploits by which h had been enabled to buy his Interest tn ' the business, and this, the police believe, caused nicbmin to do the shoatlng. Striker was shot tn tbe back while telephoning, the bullet entering back of his right shoulder and lodging in the neck. Mrs, Ginter, who had entered the store with her daughter Martha, was shot in the left knee by a atray bullet. Both ahe and Striker were taken to tbe Norwegian Deaconess -hospital, where It was said that Striker would probably die, while Mrs. Ginter may be crippled for life. Following the shooting of Mrs. Ginter, Fischman placed the gun againat bis right temple and flre.l, killing himself Instantly. Prepared for Tragedy. Shortly before the tragedy FUchman went to the Northwestern Trust and Savings bank, at North Ashland and Mil-waukee avenues, and signed over all his real and personal possessions to bis wife, who was in the Flschmsn home at 1041 North Hoyne avenue when the shooting occurred. Solomon Fischman, aged father ot the victim, is reputed to be worth over million dollars. w -

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 06 Apr 1912, Sat,
  3. Page 3

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