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.

William Joseph Ryan, age 55

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Fatally shot on September 17, 2016 in Rutherfordton, North Carolina.

William was killed in a shootout with police.

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