Bio & Incident Details
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Incident Date: 1/28/1936
Suspect: Charged with murder
Constable Coner Hughes was shot and killed when he encountered a drunk man who was on a shooting rampage in Pennington Gap.
The suspect had started shooting in a pool hall and shot Constable Hughes on a city street after exiting the hall. The man then went into a local business and seriously wounded a merchant.
The suspect was arrested a short time later at his home and charged with murder.