Education: Shooting Story

Headlines: " 'I DIDN'T MEAN TO DO IT' YOUTH TELLS OFFICERS AFTER FATAL SHOOTING."

Byline: "By Edgar Allen Poe."

Story: "A Birmingham-Southern College student was shot and fatally wounded shortly after 9 o'clock Wednesday night in an altercation at the Highland Pharmacy, located at 1000 South Twenty-Sixth Street.

"The student died en route to St. Vincent's hospital. . . .

"The dead man is Montress Freeman, of Gadsden.

"O. H. Westbrook, a junior at Howard College, called police after the shooting and surrendered. . . ."

Thus wrote Rewrite Man Edgar Allen Poe in the Birmingham Age-Herald...