Ned Farris (col.) v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Ned Farris (col.) v. State
Case Date: 
1894
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault with Intent to Kill

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
120
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Plaintiff in error was accused of assaulting Columbus (Lum) Smith with intent to commit murder. Smith was at his home eating with his family when the shooting occurred. Shots hit Smith, his wife, and two of his daughters. Smith had an argument with Farris a year prior to the shooting. Farris denies the charges. Casefiles notes that Farris is 68 years old and lives in Caney Spring. Smith's stepson also lived with Farris at the time of the shooting.