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Oak Cliff, Texas: Where Lee Harvey Oswald Killed J.D. Tippit

Lee Harvey Oswald fatally shot policeman J.D. Tippit four times on this street corner a half-hour after the assassination of JFK. Oswald was caught within an hour, hiding in the Texas Theatre. Historical marker at the spot.

E. 10th St., Oak Cliff, TX
On the northeast corner of E. 10th St. and N. Patton Ave. A block north of Jefferson Ave. and two blocks west of N. Marsalis Ave.
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After the assassination of JFK, Lee Harvey Oswald shot and killed police officer J.D. Tippit near the corner of 10th and Patton Streets in the Oak Cliff section of Dallas. Tippit died at the scene and Oswald was captured soon afterward at the nearby Texas Theatre.

[Mike Duffy, 04/26/2013]

Oswald gunned down Tippit as he stepped out of his patrol car. The spot remained unmarked until 2012. Tippit's widow attended the dedication of the marker.

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