State v. Bud Sipes

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Bud Sipes
Case Date: 
1932
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault, Felonious

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
644
Notes / Description: 

The Hills: Henry, Lena, Jessie Lee, J. C., Alfred, and John Allen, were sleeping in their home when they were attacked by group of men in the middle of the night. The Hills were African American.The group shot out all of the windows in the home, and fired shots at the family, striking Lena and four-year old John Allen. Hill identified R. C. Melson, Lee Melson, "another gentleman, his cousin, little white boy called Sooner...Will Reid, Tump Givens, and Vincent "Preacher" Comer" in the group. In 4 folders.