Killing of Ernest Wray in Georgia in 1932
Ernest Wray (1913-1932), a filling station worker, was killed by patrolman M.O. Evans in Atlanta, Georgia. Evans was attempting to arrest Wray for the stabbing of a filling station manager named J.P. Stover. Wray and Evans allegedly fought, including over possession of Evans’s gun. During the fight, Evans fatally shot Wray.
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