Every day in the U.S. about 89 people are shot dead in one way or another. At GunMemorial.org we try to post pages for all of these people even though the circumstances of their deaths can be drastically different.

Peter Doherty, age 52

Fatally shot on April 5, 2016 in West Springfield, Massachusetts.

Shot by police after he killed his wife with a knife.

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