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.

Fred Henry Melcher, age 74

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Fatally shot on July 22, 2016 in Slaton, Texas.

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One other person also died in this incident.

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