On this day: The US President was shot in 1901

This is the last photograph of President William McKinley. In the picture he was ascending the steps of the Temple of Music in Buffalo, New York on the 6th of September, 1901.

He would be shot at close range, and then die of gangrene from an infected bullet wound eight days later.

The last photograph of the late President McKinley. Taken as he was ascending the steps of the Temple of Music, September 6, 1901.

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