E. Murray Morice died attempting to save an indeterminate number of persons from being shot, Durham, Ontario, November 19, 1971. At a hall where a number of people still remained in attendance following a wedding party, a 71-year-old man became hostile and then drew from his pocket a loaded revolver. When a man approached and began talking with him, the gunman killed him. Morice, 53, truckdriver, grappled with the gunman and also was fatally wounded. Another man wrested the gun from the assailant and subdued him. Others aided in holding the gunman until police arrived and took him into custody.
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