Farewell to Manzanar

How many died in the riot?

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According to the text, "one young man was killed on the spot", and another died from his injuries five days later.

Only the dead and the injured remained. Ten were treated in the hospital for gunshot wounds. One young man was killed on the spot. Another nineteen-year-old died five days later.


Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki; Houston, James D.. Farewell to Manzanar (p. 76). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Kindle Edition.