Newark People

Old Newark


FEBRUARY 28 1932: America's Chinese man of mystery, the almost legendary Mock Duck, national president of the Hip Sing Tong and reputedly the wealthiest of his race in this country, was the target of an assassin in Newark. The Dr. Fu Manchu of real life was shot down as he stepped from his eastern headquarters at 64 Mulberry St., Newark. shortly after 7:30 P.M. The bullet, fired almost pointblank, entered his neck and emerged through his right cheek. Treated at Newark City Hospital, the man whose slightest word is law in the gambling dens of Chinatowns from the Atlantic to the Pacific deserted his habitual Oriental calm and named his assailant as a young hatchet man known as Eng Pong Quong,

Photo by Walter Kelleher/NY Daily News

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