William Anderson, book - keeper in Lawton & Manning tailors was shot in the forehead, minor injuries - no one knows who fired the shot - he lives in Mott Haven

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 - '. . . X MTSTE&IOU8 BULL ST. William Anderson,...
'. . . X MTSTE&IOU8 BULL ST. William Anderson, a boolf.-kee.per ia the tailoring establishment ot Lawton St Maunlng. at No. 5 Marray-ttreet, was struck oa the forehead by a bullet at 10 30 o clock yesterday moralng. while a landing at his desk, and received a painful, though not ssrious, woand. Where the bullet came from or who discharged tbe weapon which sent it on Its mission is not known. The door waa open, and Mr. Anderson was standing about six or eight feet from the. door. Dr. Farrington, of tha Astor House, extracted th bullet, which was about the .ize of an ordinary pea. It entered at tbe eye-brow, just over tbe right eye. aad glanced across aud lodged lust over the nose. The Doctor said the bone was not injured, and that tbe wound waa not of Itself serious. No report of a nlstol was htard by any one em ployed in the store, although there waa heiird a noise which soanded like the discharge of an alr-guT The second floor of the building dlreetlv opBOsltt No. 5 Marray-aweet i. ocf.pi.dl ll Orange Jadd Company, publishers, fcv.ry one of th parsons employed there denied w B7.,,Ulo1. nr,a ,B th that thy bad la their possession any Weapon earryinr a bair of the kind ta. .a from Mr. AnderlonTtorJ! head. Detective Mulvey. ot the Twentyeventh Precinct, after thoroughly lavctlgatiug the caae eame to the conclusion that tbe shooting waa accidental, and in that view of the case he wa Vus-talned by the people in Lawton A Manatng s, all of whom aaid that It could not have been otherwise as. so far a they knew. Mr. Anderson had not' an enemy In Ue world. Mr. Anderson., who Uvea in Matt Haven, wa taken home by friends. No ax-rests ware made.

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 02 Jul 1879, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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