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FATAL GUN ACCIDENT

YOUTH SHOT AT WAITATI. A shooting accident occurred it Waitati abcut midday yesterday, resulil:;s; in t:i« death oi tk-oi-jo William*, a, *oii of 3lr H. Q. "Williams, of this City. 'J ho victim, who v> as 17 years of age, out jjisoaujig vesterday maming with •jito younger irrotliers .'ind a lad of 19 years, named John Kidd. When the party were crcssinc; a itone trail the- oxjdeeion of the x\m mused Kidd and Sydney Williams to hirn round, when they saw Williams Ijinjj on his hack with a charge of *hot in his a Women, and iis tfuii pointing towaidt- his stomach. As speedily as be the services of Dr Riley v.-eie sujnnioned, but tho tmfoitunatc yov,:h died in about 20 minutes, tvhile conveyed to Orakomii Home. Mr 0. 0. Graham, S.M. (coroner), held }Ti inquest thh motrnnsr, and found, in v-cardance with the in#d'ical evidence, hat death was due to shock and hemorrflge, the result, of n. gunshot wovmd accijentally received. Constable Connor re?ej*»nted the police.

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FATAL GUN ACCIDENT, Issue 15703, 18 January 1915

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FATAL GUN ACCIDENT Issue 15703, 18 January 1915

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