Celestino Gonzalez
Celestino Gonzalez and his wife Maria
Background information
Birth name Celestino P. Gonzalez
Occupation Steel worker
Born ca. 1900

July 9, 1936(1936-07-09) (aged 36)
Indiana Harbor, Indiana, United States

Cause of death Suicide
Attack information
Date July 9, 1936
Location(s) Indiana Harbor, Indiana, United States
Target(s) Family
Killed 8
Weapon(s) Axe

Celestino P. Gonzalez was a Mexican steel worker who killed eight people in Indiana Harbor, Indiana, United States on July 9, 1936, before committing suicide.



  • Maria Gonzalez, his wife
  • Juana Gonzalez, 16, his daughter
  • Helen Gonzalez, 14, his daughter
  • Janaro Gonzalez, 13, his son
  • Tino Gonzalez, 11, his son
  • Philip Gonzalez, 8, his son
  • Joseph Gonzalez, 7, his son
  • Jose Aro, his co-worker


Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.