Wilbur Miller shot
CLAIM ON CITY FILED. Wilbur Miller Injured When Aiding Aiding Police In Making Arrest. In a letter to City Council yesterday yesterday Wilbur Miller, 4608 Edge-wood Edge-wood Edge-wood Avenue, Winton Place, asks the city to pay bills for medical services totaling $1,132.85 which he Incurred as a result of injuries suf fered in assisting police November 4, 1932. Miller was shot in his abdomen as he was assisting a policeman to apprehend a fugitive from justice, In his letter to Council he states that he was in an automobile with a party of friends at Edgewood and Epworth Avenues on the date ot the incident. Police were pursuing a man. With his friend, Burton Gisman, Miller joined in the chase. Several shots were fired during the chase. Near McMakin Avenue they found the suspect with the police man sitting on him. The police men asked them to hold the man's arms. Miller said he reached across to see if the man had a pis tol and at that moment the man jerked his arm loose and shot him in his abdomen. Miller was taken to Dr. Laughry's office and then to the Deaconess Hospital. The hospital bill for five weeks was $286.85. During his illness illness he was treated by Dr. Walter Griess and Dr. Laughry. Dr. Griess charged $500; Dr. Laughry, $34. He also Incurred nurses' bills totaling $312.