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Michael Mitchell, charged with unlawfully shooting and wounding Joseph White, (or Charles O'Riely,) was up before the Mayor on Saturday. The evidence showed that Mitchell, accompanied by another soldier, had been detailed by his commanding officer to arrest and bring to camp a deserter; that he had succeeded in capturing the recusant, and while returning with him to camp, was met by the wounded man; that a quarrel, or at least some high words, ensued between the two; that Mitchell warned the other man to desist or he would shoot him, and that he did finally shoot him. Dr. Jones testified that, from an examination of the wound, he was of the opinion that the man had been wounded by both the bayonet and a bullet, which last he thought passed from the front to the rear of the head. Under all the circumstances of the case, and to afford time to learn whether the wounds were likely to prove fatal or not, His Honor continued the case until a future day.
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