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ten or twelve men to proceed round by way of Seventh street, to the corner of Sixth and Culvert; while he, with an equal number of men, went to the spot by the way of Sixth street. The crowd, numbering one or two hundred persons, chiefly boys, were standing on the corner discussing matters, when several pistol shots were heard on Culvert street, and considerable racket occasioned by breaking window glass and furniture. The police then proceeded to the spot, and found that an Irishman named Burke had been shot in the groin and was badly wounded. He was carried to a grocery and medical aid sent for, but we understood he was mortally wounded. Mr. Hazen made every effort to disperse the crowd with what force he had, but before he could accomplish it he had to arrest five or six men whom he sent to the Hammond street station. It appeared to us that most of the trouble was caused by five or six steamboat men and as many Fourth ward rounders, who feared to make much disturbance