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 - NECRQ KILLED HERE SUNDAY l.ige. (Junior)...
NECRQ KILLED HERE SUNDAY l.ige. (Junior) Collins, l»-yu:ir- olil Negro, is dead of a shotgun wound 'in the head ami Police Thief J. M. Sprawls said Alonxo (Jailsen is charged with the fata! shooting. Cadsen has not been nin'rehenileii. Thc shooting oc- "^-erl at a birthday parts- early Sunday morm'njr. Chief Sprawls sai-.l. A.-cording to Traffic Officer T. I). rnswoTi; ami Deputy C. H. Hartley, who made the invcstigsi- j tion. tile shooting occurred at the ; home of Abraham Pricster. I'nion street. Priestcr, according lo the police, was giving a birth- dav party for his three year-old daugh tcr._ Police quoted witnesses as saying saying lhat without a word of «rgu- ment Caclse.n grabbed .a shotgun and pointed it at Collins. The charge from the shotgun struck Collins in the right eye. After firing the shot Gadsen fled from the scene. Police said Gadsen' bears a. good reputation and) has never been in any trouble. They maid Collin* bad been in police court, on charf- e* .of disorderly conduct. , I

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  1. Aiken Standard,
  2. 20 Mar 1946, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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