JJ is stepping back in time and bringing back some of the history (some would say infamous history) of Rankin County. Here is another article from the archives of the Clarion-Ledger that tells the story of two duelists who managed to kill each other. One bright day in the middle of the night, two dead boys got up to fight.... The newspaper reported on August 29, 1946:
East Jackson's night spots, main source of revenue in Mississippi "Black Market" liquor taxe, were closed tight last night after two men were killed in a pistol duel early Wednesday morning on the dance floor of the Shady Rest Club".
Constable Norris Overby and Gold Coast boss Sam Seaney argued and then started shooting at each other. Rounds struck each man and both fell down to the floor. However, the duel did not end upon their collision with the ground as each man continued to shoot at the other while lying on the floor. Both men died of their wounds.