Mary Knowlton, age 73

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Lost to gun violence on August 9, 2016 in Punta Gorda, Florida.

Mary was accidentally shot by a police officer during a citizens' training exercise at the Punta Gorda police department.

Mary was a retired teacher and a professional librarian.

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