State v. W. S. Curtis

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. W. S. Curtis
Case Date: 
1880
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Assault with Force and Arms

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
0
Notes / Description: 

The actual charge is Malicious Shooting, but the jury finds the defendant guilty of Assault. The defendant (white) was allegedly one of a group of men who fired into a train full of black people who were returning to Memphis from a church event.