Jesse Cox Shot

Shooting of Jesse Cox.

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Jesse Cox Shot - ESCAPED CONVICT SHOT. Cat Two Men in a Drunken...
ESCAPED CONVICT SHOT. Cat Two Men in a Drunken Row Near La-aranxe,'-North La-aranxe,'-North La-aranxe,'-North La-aranxe,'-North La-aranxe,'-North Carolina. . Special Star Telegram. LaGkanqk, N. C.,vJuly 10. Jesse Cox, a white man who escaped from the penitentiary some days ago, was shot near heie while" resisting arrest late yesterday afternoon. Cox went out to a store three miles from here wherewine Is sold, where he and his brother John became intoxicated, and in a. eeneral drunken row cut two men, inflicting serious wounds. Early this morning a company of six men went out from LaGrange to arrest Cox and his brother. The company was led by Mr, Tobe Rouse. A number number of shots, were exchanged and Mr. Rouse was slightly wounded. , Jesse Cox had the contents of, a double-barrel double-barrel double-barrel shot gun emptied into his body, receiving internal injuries from which he will probably die. His" brother is tyjld in custody, awaiting trial.

Clipped from The Wilmington Morning Star11 Jul 1899, TuePage 4

The Wilmington Morning Star (Wilmington, North Carolina)11 Jul 1899, TuePage 4
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