State v. Andy Collins, et al.

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Andy Collins, et al.
Case Date: 
1877
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault with Intent to Kill

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
46
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Additional defendants: Pat Collins, Edward Green, and Jack Green. Defendants are accused of assaulting N. L. Rawlings with intent to kill. According to Rawlings, the defendants visited his log home on Christmas night asking for directions and seeking the whereabouts of his son, James Rawlings. Rawlings spoke to them through a window, and when he refused to come outside, the defendants began firing at his home. Plaintiff believes 30 or 40 shots were filled.