Otis McDonald

 

 

 

Age: 80

 

Summary: lead plaintiff in a lawsuit that prompted the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 decision that forced Chicago to abandon its 28-year ban on handguns who became a hero to the pro-gun movement because of the eloquent way he expressed his desire for a handgun to protect himself and his family from the gun-toting drug dealers who set up shop just outside his front door and the burglars who broke into his home.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: September 17, 1933

 

Died: April 4, 2014

 

Location: Chicago, Illinois