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Tupelo Journal (MS)
Tupelo Journal (MS)
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Description: Shooting Affray Over Woman - Roche Will Die

Date: March 10 1882

Newspaper published in: Tupelo, MS

Source: Lee County Library, Tupelo, MS

Page/Column: Page 1, Column 2

A SHOOTING affray occurred on Camp Street, New Orleans, March 2, between John P. Roche, a pool-seller and sporting man, and Wm. M. Evans, a cotton clerk. Roche fired first, missing his man, when Evans fired several shots, the first taking effect in Roche's right side and spine. Roche will die. A woman was at the bottom of the trouble.

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