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THE WEEK'S NEWS.

WALES A a U WEL SH.-

---JSPIHlf OF THE WELSH PRESS.

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SHOOTING A BURGLAB. -.

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SHOOTING A BURGLAB. A startling occurrence took place in the early hours of Tuesday morning at the Victoria public- house, in Hardman-straet, Deansgate. The landlord is named Luke Higgms. Shortly after two o'clock k'6.?L°U,s n ^er ^usband, and remarked that she thought she had heard somebody moving in the rooms below. Higgings got out of bed, and, arming himself wiih a loaded revolver, went downstairs. Hearing a noise in the kitchen, he opened the door and called out II Who's there ?" He received no re- ply, and ftoticing the figure of a man crouching he hied a shot from his revolver. A scream was im- mediately heard, and on investigation Higgins found that he had shot a youth in the chest. He at once went out in search of the police, and returned with a police-constable. The officer recognised the burglar as Owen Riley, sixteen years of agf, who aloo resided in Hardman-street. He had recently been discharged from prison upon the termination of a sentence of two month's imprisonment for shopbreaking. Riley was taken to the Royal Infirmary, where it was found that the bullet had penetrated the chest in close proximity to the heart. The condition of the lad was deemed so serious that his dying depositions were taken by one of the city justices. Higgins was taken to the police-station, where he was charged with shooting at Riley with intent to do gnevcus bodily •4a-rm* **nor to beiDg taken the youthful burglar ha 1 partaken of a meal of bread and cheese, and had helped himself pretty freely to the content.' of one of the tills. In the course of the afternoon Higgins was taken before the magistrates at the City Police-court and remanded, bail being allowed.

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