On the 15th of May, 1972 Democratic presidential candidate George Wallace (25th August, 1919 - 13th September, 1998) was shot 4 times by Arthur Bremer while campaigning in Laurel, Maryland. One of the bullets lodged in Wallace's spine and he was left permanently paralyzed.
Democratic presidential candidate George Wallace is shot in Laurel, Md (40 words)
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