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Reno Evening Gazette
Reno Evening Gazette
Contributed by Eileen Gillette

Description: Churchill Child Shot TO Death While Playing Cops And Robbers

Date: 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.

Submitted: 06/30/08

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