Shooting part 2

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Shooting part 2 - from a nemorrnage causeu uy...
from a nemorrnage causeu uy FttwuskeyrRo&ertJSloan,: x'HttfrtltJ I tne cut ariery. ne imu UIL t Via the skin of the scalp in the rear, but discovering no fatal wounds and expressing expressing the opinion that he was prepared prepared to swear that the bullet wound just described had caused death, had, at the suggestion of tne deputy coroner, coroner, not removed the skull cap. Dr. Deantonio declared that, in removing this cap, he found a hole running from behind the right ear to near the back of the head, about three inches in, where he located the bullet It was submitted in evidence. This had caused a hemorrhage near the base of the brain. Dr. Deantonio declared, causing instant death. Each physician physician described the numerous lacerations lacerations and contusions upon Morreali's remains. But while Dr. MoGinty said that they could. te caused by a man running fast, stumbling and falling upon stones, Dr. Deantonio said that he thought they were caused by stones or missiles thrown at the body. Scott and Butler were not members of the Browntown base ball team, they said, and were not connected with the conducting of the picnic. The former had been no nearer than 25 feet to the platform at any time. The latter was not near the trouble at Its Inception and only ran in that direction direction when he heard the shooting. Scott was in the company of two young ladies and a young man, when he was suddenly struck by a tullet;" As he looked about, he saw a man standing about 60 feet away. Then he (Scott) fell down. The two Colando brothers advanced advanced a new version of the commencement commencement of the trouble. Anthony Colando and Rosario Morreall were dancing together, they said. After a dance a fellow asked - them for a cigarette. They said that they had none. Then, according to - Anthony, they were pushed off the platform. A few minutes minutes e'apsed, when the same fellow again requested a cigarette and, upon their second non - compliance, eah was kicked. Michael Colando s&' - d that he saw bis brother and Morreall dancing and afterwards saw Morreali kicked. He did not see his brother get kicked or know how they came from the dancing platform. When a number of fellows began to follow them, they alleged, they scattered and ran and then heard the firing. Not .until next morning did either learn that Morreall was dead, "mere were about Ave Italians, some Polish and the remainder were English speaking people at the picnic, they claimed. , F. Tiscar, the Italian consul, was present. He was represented by Attorney Attorney W. W. Hall. Five state troopers, troopers, two in uniform and three 'n citU tens clothing, also attended. County Detective v Mackin, assisted AUornejt Hall in SJramining the wltaeseea. Tb4 1uror.wfve: Lewis. Smith; - Martin Un - l

Clipped from Pittston Gazette24 Jul 1909, SatPage 5

Pittston Gazette (Pittston, Pennsylvania)24 Jul 1909, SatPage 5
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