Shooting in the House of Representatives (29 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)


On 1 March, five members of the US Congress were wounded in the House of Representatives by four Puerto Rican independence supporters who fired at random from a spectators’ gallery.

Richert, Lucas Paul. "Shooting in the House of Representatives". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[, accessed 24 October 2016.]