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🚨Shots Fired at President

Nov. 22, 1963 - At 12:34 p.m. Central Standard Time, United Press International flashed the following sentence to its network of subscribers: “Three shots were fired at President Kennedy’s motorcade today in downtown Dallas.” The President’s motorcade had been traveling its scheduled 9½-mile journey from Love Field, Dallas’s airport, to the Dallas Trade Mart. The shots were reportedly fired in Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas. Some witnesses have stated that President Kennedy was struck by at least one bullet and that Texas Governor John Connally may have been shot as well. The shots reportedly came from the Texas School Book Depository in Dealey Plaza. The President’s motorcade was seen traveling at a high rate of speed to Parkland Memorial Hospital, arriving at the emergency entrance at 12:36 p.m. local time.


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