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Harbor Cannon-Shot Victim Is Recovering no k on the however, officers By DICK EMERY David Alexander Snary, 35, was reported by Harbor General Hospital Sunday night to be on the road to recovery from a cannon shot. Snary, who received his unusual injury at a Wilmington Wilmington yacht landing Saturday Saturday evening, was admitted admitted to a surgical ward of the hospital after treatment for what the hospital described described ;.s "a gunshot wound of the chest and right arm." · .-: V * HARBOR DIVISION impounded impounded ns evidence the cannon reportedly involved. It was standing on a shelf at the police station in San Pedro Sunday--a foot long, brass-barreled salute cannon cannon mounted on wooden wheels. The police report on the accident which felled Snary identified the user of the cannon as Warren Moeller nesses in the police report, stood on the deck watching. Then Snary came walking along the nearby floating wharf. He did not seem to understand understand why warnings were being shouted at him, the report stated. He came closer and stopped directly in front of the little cannon, looking at it. The cannon fired at pointblank pointblank range. Snary was struck on the chest and arm by metal foil wadding and burning gunpowder. Snary was taken to Harbor Harbor Hospital by an ambulance. ambulance. Detectives of the homicide squad filed a preliminary preliminary report of the incident incident as an "Injury Accident --Gunfire in the City." USS Long Beach Gets New Skipper From Our National Bureau in W A S H I N G T O N --Capt. Kenneth C. Wallace, 46, will take command of the nuclear- powered guided missile cruiser cruiser USS Long Beach next month, the Navy Department announced Sunday. of Woodland Hills, on | H "? »"'"»"«* Capt. Frank whose boat deck the cannon cannon stood, police said. Moellpr was quoted in the police report as saying he had loaded the cannon Price, who ·'signed to a post being ashore, ashore, on with gunpowder ,md lighted a fuse. The load included no missile. Two friends, listr-.l as wit- : Capl. Wallace, the son of retired Navy Capt. and Mrs. K. R. R. Wallace of San | Diego, was graduated from j the U.S. Naval Academy in : 1942. He served on mine: mine: sweepers and destroyers in nine Pacific campaigns during

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  1. Independent,
  2. 18 Jul 1966, Mon,
  3. Page 6

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