Killed On A Train
A NORTHERN PACIFIC NEWS AGENT MURDERED—NO CAUSE KNOWN.
Dickinson, N. D., Dec. 27.—Lewis C. Buss shot D. A. Shannon, the one-armed news agent, with a revolver, on the Northern Pacific train between Andrews and Little Missouri. Buss jumped off after committing the crime, undertaking to make his escape, but the train was stopped and the passengers soon overhauled him. Buss showed fight and was badly injured. He was from Sac City, Iowa. Shannon was formerly from Mason City, Iowa. He was brought to Dickinson for treatment, but is dying, the ball having entered the brain back of the left ear. Buss is not in a condition to tell why he committed the act.
Jamestown Weekly Alert, 1/1/1891