Robert Charles
Ethnicity African-American
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Cause of death Shot by police
Attack information
Date July 23 – July 27, 1900
Location(s) New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Killed 7
Injured 20
Weapon(s) .38-caliber Winchester rifle

Robert Charles was an American who killed seven people and wounded 20 others in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States between July 23 and July 27, 1900, before being shot dead by police.


  • Captain John T. Day, police officer
  • Peter Lamb, police officer
  • Sergeant Gabriel Porteous
  • Corporal John F. Lally
  • Andy van Kuren
  • Alfred B. Brumfield
  • Howell H. Batte

Among those wounded were:

  • August T. Mora, police officer
  • John Banville
  • Frank Bertucci
  • J. W. Bofill
  • Henry David
  • Frank H. Evans
  • A. S. Leclerc
  • George J. Lyons


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