‘Mr. Fuller has shot his men’


‘Mr. Fuller has shot his men’

Second in a four-part series

MONROE, La. — In the rural neighborhood around Ticheli Road, the sound of multiple gunshots erupted in the early morning quiet of July 13, 1960.

Sam Brooks wasn’t sure why shots were being fired, but peeking out the front window of his home, the 9-year-old looked across the street where they came from. Brooks wanted to go outside and see what was going on, but his mother kept him inside.

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