Fugitive Convicted of Attempted Murder Is Captured After 32 Years

Posted on AllSides September 23rd, 2023
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A Louisiana man convicted of attempted murder was returned to the United States this week after hiding in Mexico for more than 30 years, the F.B.I. announced on Wednesday. The man, Greg Lawson, 63, of Ringgold, La., was convicted in 1991 for wounding Seth Garlington, then 21, in a “gun battle” outside a store in Ringgold on April 24, 1990, after an altercation between the two men, according to a news report at the time by The Associated Press. The shooting left Mr. Garlington in “serious, but stable condition” at...

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