Freak shooting --- Pasadena, 1951
Caption slip reads: "Daily. Photographer: Sewell. Date: 1951-09-10. Reporter: Swaim. Assignment: Freak shooting, Pasadena. 15/16: Wilfred 'Nick' Petty, 22, booked for Inv. ADW after he shot girl friend's estranged husband in eye with Civil War cap and ball pistol loaded with powder and paper wad. 17: Mrs. Marleene Perouty, 18, being comforted by her mother, Mrs. Bernice Brucks, after 'blank' shooting which caused serious injury to victim's eye. 59: Mrs. Marlene Perouty, 18, alone. 1/2: Jane Smith, detective secretary, examining 1863 model .44 cal. cap and ball pistol used in 'flare' shooting. 27/28: Copy negs. Charles Perouty, 24, victim in flare shooting, may lose right eye".