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CHINAMAN SHOOTS YOUNG MAN.

ACCUSED CHARGED WITH MURDER.

Invercargill, May 28. A fatal shooting affair occurred here about midnight. Hector Morrison, twenty years of age, beirlg al leged to have been shot dead by a Chinaman named Loch Em, aged 69, who keeps a boardiqgbouse in Leefc street The Chinese were subjected to frequent annoyance by larrikins, and had to send to the police for assistance last night. When a constable arrived he found Morrison lying dead in a pool of blood on the footpath. After the door bad been battered and two windows broken, the accused, it is said, went out with a gun and fired to scare the intruders. He did not see Morrison in the darkness.

Accused was brought before the court and charged with murder. He was remanded.

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CHINAMAN SHOOTS YOUNG MAN., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4399, 29 May 1914

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CHINAMAN SHOOTS YOUNG MAN. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4399, 29 May 1914

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