Chicago Inter Ocean 3 Dec 1893

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Chicago Inter Ocean
3 Dec 1893 - 6HUT THROUGH THE HEAD. : Charles feandersoa...
6HUT THROUGH THE HEAD. : Charles feandersoa Kills Sarah Carr by the Accidental Dlsebargw f His Revolver. Charles Gunderson, of No. 404 Maxwell Street, who is foreman of tbe Gary Pipe yard on Maxwell street, shot and killed 10- 10- year-old year-old year-old Sarah Carr last night at her home, No. 451 Hastings street. Gunderson is en gaged to marry Maggie, a sister of the dead . girl, and last night went to call -.. -.. upon . his . betrothed. It is aaid that while in The house he displayed a re volver, and while showing it off it was dis charged, the bullet striking Sarah Carr in the right temple, causing a wound from which she died in an hour. ' A few minutes after the shooting Gunderson went to the drug store at Blue Island avenue and Maxwell Maxwell street and called up the operator at the Maxwell Street Station. "Hello," he said to Archie Shannon, operator operator at the station, "is that girl who was shot at No. 451 Hastings street dead yett" "I don't know," answered the operator, "why do you ask t" "Oh, I'm interested in the case," replied Gunderson, and ran; off. Shannon thought something was wrong and reported to . Sergeant Hoyne, who ordered an investigation. A patrol wagon and several officers w sent to tbe drug store, where Gunderson was itmnd and arrested. arrested. He admitted the shooting, tut claimed it was accidental. A man named "Curly" Norton was also arrested and held as a witness. : It is said he was in the room when tbe shooting took place.

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 03 Dec 1893, Sun,
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