Frozen In Park

Fatally wounded with his own gun, J. O. Lay, special federal officer, died a few minutes later in a hospital at Fort Yates. He was shot by his own revolver when he accidentally dropped the weapon on the running board of his car and it discharged. The slug entered his abdomen.

Ralph Bachman, "Prairie Paragraphs", The Billings County Pioneer - Jan 2, 1941

Third In Plural Births

Posted 11/25/2011