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Baby Face Nelson was a bank robber and killer in the 1920s and '30s, and a criminal associate of John Dillinger.
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For a time, Nelson tried to drive away. He then stopped the car to shoot at the agents. A brief gun battle ensued, which left one FBI agent dead.
Nelson had been severely wounded—hit by 17 bullets—in the standoff, but he, Chase and his wife managed to get away. On November 28, 1934, he succumbed to his injuries. Nelson was only 26 years old. His body was left near the St. Peter Catholic Cemetery in Skokie,
Illinois. His wife was later sentenced to a year in prison for violating her parole. She had previously pleaded guilty to harboring fugitives.
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