Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: The Weekly Advertiser
Place of publication: Montgomery, Alabama
Date of publication: Jan 1, 1884 12:00 am
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Tuskaloosa. Special to the N. o. Times-Democrat.] TUSKALOOSA, Dec. 25.-There was considerable excitement on the streets last night over the shooting of Gus Webb, a negro, by Policeman Nicholls, the last one taking effect in the negro’s arm, causing a painful wound. Immediately after the shooting it was feared that a riot would be precipitated, and the Warrior Guards were ordered to assemble at their armory, but the crowd of excited negroes. – soon dispersed with- out any riotous demonstrations.