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Inquest. --Acting Coroner Richard D. Sanxay, assisted by High Constable Freeman, held an inquest, about 9 o'clock yesterday morning, upon the body of Richard McMullen, a soldier, shot about 2 o'clk yesterday morning, on 2d street, near the Shockoe Hill Cemetery, by Robert Patterson, a resident of that vicinity, while, it is said, deceased was in the act of stealing a goose. The following imperfect narration of the facts connected with the affair furnishes all the information as yet attainable about the murder: Robert Patterson deposed: This morning, just before 2 o'clock, I heard a great noise, and getting up, saw a man with a goose under his arm; I sung out "shoot him; shoot him;" saw a large black dog and a small white one with the man in the garden; saw a man getting over the fence with a goose under his arm; heard a noise like two stones rubbed together, or a pistol cocked; I shot my pistol at the man; it was loaded with a bullet and about a dozen shot; it snapped sever