Shooting by Joe Henry 1887

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Shooting by Joe Henry 1887 - Kapiil City Tragedy. BopLl City Spectator. Just...
Kapiil City Tragedy. BopLl City Spectator. Just as we were going to preis, Mr. Jas. Shanks came in on hoiseback to telegraph for th pronnclal police at Brandon and for tho doctor, to attend an Indian, who was shot by Mr. Jos. Henry. The details of the case, as far as we can ascertain them, ore as follows: An .Indian was caught ou Wednesday morning, red-handed, m the act of setting fire to the prairie near a stack of hay, with tho evident intention of destroying it, and who, in the bustle attending the efforts of Mr. flenty and his son to put out the tire, escaped. This (Thursday) morning ho made his appearance again on Mr. Ifeury's farm, and vraH ordered off. lie refused to go. Mr. Henry then drew a revolver nnd threatened to shoot if tho Indian did not go. The Indian then turned round, and after walking about fifty yards turned round and fired his gun at Mr. Henry. The latter then rode up to him and gavo him the contents of his revolver, The Indian fell to the ground, fatally wounded, and was Just living at tlie rime Mr. Snnuks left tho Bcenr. After falling the Indian again fired at Mr. Henry, who escoped by a miracle.

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  1. Manitoba Free Press,
  2. 10 Oct 1887, Mon,
  3. Page 4

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