Contributed by Eileen Gillette
Description: Churchill Child Shot TO Death While Playing Cops And RobbersDate: June 26 1951
Fallon, 26 Jun - Ten year old Churchill county girl, Zalrie REYNOLDS was fatally shot by her brother, 12 year old John REYNOLDS while they and several other children played cops and robbers. Zalrie had barred the door to the room her brother was hiding in. He found a shotgun in the bedroom and after the door was opened he came out playfully pointing the gun at his sister. The gun discharged striking the young girl in the stomach. She was D.O.A. at Churchill County Hospital.
The parents are Mr. and Mrs. Glenn REYNOLDS, Stillwater ranchers.