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Source: Akron Daily Democrat
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Insane Man Shot President”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Akron, Ohio
Date of publication: 7 September 1901
Volume number: 10
Issue number: 120
Pagination: 1

“Insane Man Shot President.” Akron Daily Democrat 7 Sept. 1901 v10n120: p. 1.
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McKinley assassination.
Named persons
William McKinley.
The word “president” appears below with inconsistent capitalization as given in the original document.


Insane Man Shot President


Two Bullets Took Effect—Believed to Be Serious. Removed to Hospital.

     Buffalo, Sept. 6.—(Spl.)—3:50 p. m. President McKinley was shot twice at the Pan-American grounds this afternoon by an insane man. One bullet took effect in the shoulder and the other in th e [sic] breast.
     He has been removed to Service Building Hospital at the grounds.


     Later—It is now said that one bullet struck the president in the cheek and the second shot in t he [sic] groin. Both wounds are serious.


     Latest report is that the President cannot recover.



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