The Decatur Herald. 13 January 1910, Thursday. pg. 1.
Man Draws Revolver on School Children New York Little Folks Taunt Stranger; One Is Now Dead. NEW YORK. Jan. 12 A black-bearded man drew an automatic pistol this afternoon and fired five shots Into a crowd of Harlem school bovs who had been taunting him. Robert Lomas, aged 6 years, was shot through the heart and died instantly. Arthur, also 6. was shot and critically wounded. The man shambled off Into the bashes on the boys' playground and was soon lost from sight. A swarm of policemen and a posse of citiens are hunting the slayer.