Birmingham , Alabama
September 15, 1963
Agencies: Birmingham Police Department Alabama | Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI
Cause of death: Shooting
Last updated: almost 5 years ago
Virgil Lamar Ware, 13, was riding on the handlebars of his brother’s bicycle when he was fatally shot by white teenagers. The white youths had come from a segregationist rally held in the aftermath of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombing.