Friday, August 22, 2014
August 22, 1891: Charles Hankins
The Springfield Democrat (Springfield, Missouri) dated August 23, 1891:
By telegraph to the Democrat.
SHELBYVILLE, Ind., Aug. 22.—City Marshall Bruce was fatally shot to-night by Chas. Hankins while endeavoring to stop a quarrel between Hankins and another man. Late to-night a mob surrounded the jail and, after taking the sheriff prisoner, took Hankins from his cell and lynched him.