Sweet was best known for being a victim of a racially-charged ambush in September 1925.
The east-side home was the site of a famous confrontation between a black family and a violent white mob.
On this day in 1925, the Detroit News reports that the jury is still undecided on manslaughter charges against Dr. Ossian Sweet, who had fired into a crowd during an attack on his home. He will ultimately be acquitted.
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