The Chariton Patriot, Chariton, Iowa
Wednesday, September l6, l874

A saloon keeper by the name of LAMB, at Terre Haute, Decatur county, last Friday became incensed at a customer, by the name of JOHNSON, followed him to the door and fired a revolver at him. The bullet, however, took effect in a five-year-old son of the intended victim, and killed him instantly. LAMB was brought to Leon and placed in jail.

Copied by Nancee(McMurtrey)Seifert
October l6, 2003

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