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On June 22 1903 a man named John Dillinger was born He grew up in the Oak Hill Section of Indianapolis When John was three years old his mother died and when his fatehr remarried six years later John resented hes stepmother When John was a teenager he was frequently in trouble He finally quit school and got a job in a machine shop in Indianapolis He was very intelligent and a good worker but he soon got bored and often stayed out all night His father began to think that the city was corrupting his son so he sold his property in Indianapolis and moved his family to a farm near Mooresville Indiana John reacted no better to rural life than he had to that in the city and soon began to run wild again At the age of 21 he attempted his first robbery robbing a grocery store in his home town He was caught and imprisoned for nine years until 1933 Soon after he was released Dillinger robbed a bank in Bluffton Ohio and was arrested by the Dayton police He was put in Lima county jail to wait for his trial The Lima police found a document on John which seemed to be a plan for a prison break but he denied everything Four days later using the same plans eight of Dillingers friends escaped from the Indiana State Prison using shotguns and rifles which had been smuggled into their cells During their escape they killed two guards On October 12 three of the escaped prisoners and a parolee from the same prison showed up at the Lima jail where Dillinger was They told the sheriff that they had come to return Dillinger to the Indiana State Prison for violation of his parole When the sheriff asked to see their credentials one of the men pulled a gun shot the sheriff and beat him into unconsciousness They
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