Publication information

Evening Telegram
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “M’Kinley Fired At”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Providence, Rhode Island
Date of publication: 6 September 1901
Volume number: 44
Issue number: 66
Pagination: 1

“M’Kinley Fired At.” Evening Telegram [Providence] 6 Sept. 1901 v44n66: p. 1.
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McKinley assassination.
Named persons
William McKinley.

M’Kinley Fired At


Shot Twice by Assassin at Buffalo.

     Buffalo, Sept 6Late this afternoon President McKinley was shot while attending exercises at the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition.
     President McKinley was approached by an insane man who leveled a revolver and deliberately fired two shots, both taking effect in the body
     The confusion that followed was indescribable, and as the smoke lifted and the president was seen prone on the floor, the thousands of witnesses were like enraged wild beasts.
     The President was fatally injured, one shot passed through his left breast and another through his abdomen. The man is under arrest but unidentified.