A man named Johnson entered White's gun store in Yankton, on the 15th, and asked to see some revolvers, expressing his intention to buy one. He got Mr. White to load one, and as it was handed to him he put the muzzle against his breast and fired. Immediately afterwards he fell to the floor, senseless. Medical assistance was summoned, and on examination, the belief that expressed that Johnson would recover, though he is seriously wounded.
Bismarck Tribune, 1/28/1881