Constable Kills Negro

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: The Montgomery Advertiser
Place of publication: Montgomery, AL
Date of publication: 5/18/1910 0:00
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Constable Kills Negro. Tuscaloosa, May 18,(Special.)- News has been received of the killing of Jack Brown a negro man by Constable Alf Powell on the Smith place about three miles from this city. The officer went to Brown’s house with a warrant for his arrest and it seems that Brown pulled a gun on the officer whereupon officer Powell fired upon the negro several times, striking in the temple and killing him instantly.