THE PEA RIFLE AGAIN
YOUNG MAN KILLS HIS BROTHER. [Per United Press Associatiox.J INGLEWOOD, December 15. A fatalitv occurred here last night. A lad named "Taylor, aged 19, picked Tip a pea rifle to go shooting. He was unaware that it was loaded. Going out of the house he saw that it was full-cock, snapped the trigger, and was astounded to hear a report and to see his little brother aged nine, fall. A medical map ordered the boy to New Plymouth Hospital, where he died a few hours later. Taylor had seen the rifle cleaned, and had put it away empty on Wednesday, and ne does not know how it became loaded.
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THE PEA RIFLE AGAIN, Evening Star, Issue 15676, 15 December 1914