Killed A Negro

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: The Stevenson Chronicle
Place of publication: Stevenson, AL
Date of publication: 12/11/1901 0:00
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Killed A Negro Tuscaloosa, Dec. 5–Ben Knox, a negro from Knoxville TN was shot and instantly killed at the Tuscaloosa Oil Mills last night by Tossie King a young man who had been deputized to assist in arresting the negro. When Mr. King told the negro to throw up his hands it is said he attempted to draw his gun but before he could use it King fired on him. Four shots took effect in the negro’s body.