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of Yatesville Policeman Wounded During Fight School Boys! Argument Results SecioirslyWhen Fathers ' ' Interfere - Serceant Zambetti 'May Die.'". . 7"" Sixviil to Tl mihlicAQ. " Zam - betl. aed forty, sergeant of police of Yatesville boroqgh,. was. shot in. - the forehead this evening at i o'clock during a fight, with .Ltwls Sarf, aged thirty, .of 39 Hale street, Yatesville, In front of the grocery store of Joseph Nardone, on Hale street, Yatesville, Zambetti, was admitted to the Pitts - ton hospital at ( o'clock in an unoon - clous condition. Thysiclans say that the bullet, which hit him In the center of the forehead, lodged in the brain. No hopes for his recovery are entertained. , . , Many persons who reside In the neighborhood of the Nardone store witnessed the shooting. Boys' Qnarrtl Ends Serlonsljr County detective Thomas Allardyce and a' squad of sAito police from Troop B, at Wyomln, appeared on the scene shortly after the shooting and had Zambetti 'removed to the hospital. According to County Detective Allardyce the firht between Zambetti and Harf started over a dispute among school boys who were throwing snow balls at each oilier - , - . i Joseph Zambetti, a son of the wounded police officer and Frank Bonnani, - a brother - in - law of Sarf, were in the group of boys and the two began a fight and continued until they reached . Nardone's store. Sarf is said to have interfered and to have gien;ZarnbetUls sqn a,,sjc,k. The ,pp? licemon. who was watching the fight from his front porch., on seeing the action of Sarf ran from his home and rebuked Surf. 'The two men engaged in an argument whlchrwound' up in blows. Witnesses to the shooting Informed the authorities that Zambetti placed his hand in his rear tiouser pocket ot ,;et his revolver when Sarf is said to have pulled his revolver and fired., . .. Folic Ssk Sarf Although many persons - witnessed the shooting, none would tell the authorities in which direction Sarf disappeared. . Sarf is the father of five children, the oldest of whom .hi nine years and the youngest, nine months. He is described as being thirty years of age, weight 210 pounds, five feet ' nine inches tall, dark complexion. He wore a light overcoat and light colored shirt. Zambetti - has a wife and nix children Both men bore an excellent reputation in the borough. , s . . Htatfl police tonight watched all outgoing trains and every effort is being made to locate Barf. . ' . "

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  1. The Scranton Republican,
  2. 02 Mar 1923, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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