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Lizzie Williams, an eighteen-year-old negro girl whose home is at Kansas City, shot and killed Ed Parks, a negro lad about the same age, at Coffeyville, recently.  Parks was her sweetheart and was visiting her at her boarding place with the fatal shot was fired.  The shooting was accidental as they were playing with a revolver and it was accidentally discharged.  The Barton County Democrat, Great Bend, Kansas.  December 22, 1892.  Page 2.  © Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.