The Cape Girardeau Democrat
Contributed by Gigimo
Description: Shot the Fiddler. MASTERSON, LAKEY
Date: March 26 1898
Newspaper published in: Cape Girardeau, MO
At Bradleyville, Taney county, Scott MASTERSON'S son was married, and the event was celebrated by a dance at MASTERSON'S house. A difficulty arose and a fight resulted, in which MASTERSON shot Jake LAKEY through the breast. LAKEY was a fiddler.
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