State v. Thomas Booker

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Thomas Booker
Case Date: 
1894
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault with Intent to Kill

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Division: 
Middle
Number of Pages: 
78
Notes / Description: 

Defendant was accused of shooting and attempting to kill D. L. Loyd (col.). Defendant claimed he witnessed Loyd stealing wheat belonging to Tom Pennington and fired at him after Loyd refused to stop. Loyd claimed that he was walking home from church when the defendant met him in the street and began shooting in his direction without cause.