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Allen - John - 1901

Source: Crawfordsville Weekly Friday, 20 December 1901
Otterbein, Ind., Dec. 17—John Allen, aged 10, was shot and killed yesterday by his brother, Benjamin, aged 19. The family was sitting about the kitchen fire, Ben having in his hand a Flobert rifle. The weapon was accidentally discharged, the ball striking John in the bowels. He lived an hour after the tragedy. They are sons of Thomas Allen, a dairyman. The brother is prostrated by the terrible accident. -s

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