Capital Case File Report to Govenor - Public Record Office Victoria - Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)
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Title: Capital Case File Report to Govenor
Creator: Public Record Office Victoria
Provenance: VPRS 4966 P0 Unit 2 Item 4 Record 15
Transcript: they had no right to travel with the police I saw the rails taken up he said is it true you shot you Fitzpatrick prisoner said yes I shot him right enough. I saw prisoner about 6.45 A.M. I arrived at 5 A.M. firing commenced about 5.20 A.M. I fired at a man who came out of the Hotel I brought 6 men. 5 or 6 came with Mr Hare and black trackers police were arriving until 2 P.M. The man I fired at was Reardon I told him to hold up his hands I thought he was one of the outlaws. I saw splinters from wood work of the Hotel shuck off by bullets