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WALKER, John – Shoots Anna Clemmons (1898)

Taneya | May 29, 2012 | COMMENTS:No Comments »

A Shooting Affair — On Tuesday night, Jany. 6th, John WALKER, colored, went to the home of Anna CLEMMONS, and before leaving at 9 o’clock, he had a dispute with her, which terminated in hot words and John shooting Anna, the ball taking effect in her thigh. WALKER walked away to parts unknown.

Source: Roanoke Beacon, 14 Jan 1898. 

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