165 years ago today - Apr 18, 1859

Thomas Coleman murders fellow-slave Shep,

Two of the shots took effect one striking and breaking the collar bone and inflicting a severe wound in his right shoulder, and the other passing through one of his hands. The villain then fled and has not yet been found." (Deseret News) Thomas Coleman and Shep had been in a long-standing feud over the "damsel", who was owned by Thomas S. Williams.


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