Ray Jondahl shot by Killer 1924
PASSENGS R SUDDENLY GOES INSANE INSANE AND ATTACKS ALL WITHIN REACH (By United Press teased Wire) Bemidji, Minn., Aug. 6.—Two persons persons are dead, and a third dying— victims of X. J. Lindleberg, who went mad on a Great Northern train route from Crookston to Duluth today. Lindlberg whose home In Portland, Ore., has been at Roseau. As the train neared Cass Lake he suddenly went Insane, grabbed a heavy wrench from a heater kit and went through the coach striking passengers passengers on the head with it. Kills Man at His Door Lindberg leaped from the train at Cass Lake _ He was next h(?ard from at the home of Charles Richards, Richards answered a knock at the door and Lindberg asked him if he was a member of the American Legion. Richards answered in the affirmative. The insane man struck Richards over the head with the wrench, dragged him into the yards and battered Richards head to a pulp leaving him dead. Lindberg then went to the home of Nick Schauter, Casa he obtained fire arms and a^mun™ tion. Attacks Another Man Roy Jondahl Cass Lake, was Lindberg's Lindberg's next victim. -Jondahl and Severen Hole were looking for the mad man at a place' south of the town when they heard the fire whistle blown at Cass Lake. They thought the man had been found and stopped their car to speak to a heavily amiied stranger. "I wonder if they found him," queried Jondahl. "No, they 'haven't," replied Lindberg Lindberg as he opened fire. Jondahl was struck in the grqin. He returned the fire and struck Lindberg in t>'» hip. Jondahl was hit in the stomach by another bullet. Lindberg then turned his -gun upon himself and committed suicide. Jondahl was brought to the hospital here. Passengers on the train, injured by Lfndborg's wrench, included T. J. Evans, train conductor. The injured injured passengers, none in serious conditions, continued on toward Duluth. Lindberg was between 40 and 50' years old, well dressed and carried ' car?600 on his person, including a j traveler's check on a Portland bank.