Source: Marietta Daily Leader
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Played”
City of publication: Marietta, Ohio
Date of publication: 20 September 1901
Volume number: 7
Issue number: 223
|“Played.” Marietta Daily Leader 20 Sept. 1901 v7n223: p. .|
|McKinley assassination (related tragedies); McKinley assassination (reenactments).|
|William McKinley; Emil Miller; Omer Peele [misspelled below].|
McKinley at Buffalo and He Will Die.
By Associated Press.
Muncie, Ind., Sept. 20.—Omer Peelee, aged 10, was fatally shot at Winchester this evening while posing as McKinley at Buffalo, for Emil Miller, a boy of the same age, who was acting the part of the assassin. The weapon used was a flobert rifle and the ball passed almost through the Peelee child’s stomach. He will die.