The Law: Hell in the Factory

The angry black man stalked through the Detroit factory with murder in his head, an M-l carbine in his hands. While other workers cringed, James Johnson Jr., 35, killed Foreman Hugh Jones with one shot, then pumped four more bullets into his victim's body. When another foreman tried to disarm him, Johnson killed him too. Then Johnson went after a worker, Joseph Kowalski, whose job was a particularly good one, and murdered him. Finally persuaded to surrender, Johnson threw his rifle against a wall and quietly waited for the police.

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