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Accidentally shot

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Wednesday 9 October 1907, The Sydney Morning Herald


A party of youths were shooting at Long Point on Saturday, when a Winchester rifle held by one, accidentally exploded, the ball passing through an arm of a young man named Haydon, splintering the bone in its passage. He was brought to Hillgrove Hospital for treatment.

Written by macalba

May 4, 2011 at 8:53 pm

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  1. Interesting! Ball ammo in a Winchester. A quality gun too. One can only wonder at the cause.
    A Woodsrunner’s Diary.

    Le Loup

    May 5, 2011 at 10:30 am

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