Here is another article about the death of my ggg-grandfather, Levi Lightcap, who was shot and killed. The article was published in Kokomo Tribune, page 1, Thursday, Dec 22, 1872.
Transcription of newspaper article:
A Young Man in a Quarrel – His Father gets Shot
A few days ago, at North Judson up the Chicago R.R., young Mr. Lightcap, the telegraph operator, got into trouble with a stranger and drew his revolver. Young Hoffacker, a brother of Daniel, both recently of this city, who are up there sawing wood for the company, ran in to stop the quarrel. He seized the revolver, but just as he got it away from young Lightcap it went off the discharge instantly killing the Senior Mr. Lightcap, the agent of the company, who was near by.