James Frazer Read, Jr., 25, attorney, sustained fatal injuries attempting to save Neville F. Fentress, 19, acting deputy constable, from being shot, Fort Smith, Arkanss, February 4, 1913. Fentress was attempting to arrest a man for a minor offence, and the man became greatly frightened when Fentress repeatedly punched him with a revolver. The man knocked Fentress down and grabbed the revolver. Read ran to the man and grasped him around the arms and body. Powerful, the man shook Read off and shot him, then he turned and shot Fentress. Read died of his wound three hours later, but Fentress was not seriously injured.
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