|Publisher:||The Semi-Weekly Messenger|
|Place of publication:||Wilmington, NC|
|Date of publication:||12/10/1901 0:00|
An Innocent Man Shot Tuscaloosa, Ala., December 5.-Ben. Knox was shot and instantly killed today by Tossie King, who had been authorized to arrest Knox for the alleged killing of Deputy Sheriff Dismukes at Artesia, Miss. Later it developed that Knox was innocent.