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Francis Quinn (19), shot while coming to the aid of a wounded man.
Fr. Hugh Mullan (38), a Catholic priest, shot while going to the aid of a wounded man, while waving a white cloth to indicate his intentions
Joan Connolly (50), Mother of 8, shot by three different soldiers. Died after laying injured for several hours with no medical help.
Daniel Teggart (44), shot fourteen times in the back as he lay injured on the ground.
Noel Phillips (20), shot as he stood opposite the army base.
Joseph Murphy (41), shot as he stood opposite the army base. Murphy was subsequently taken into army custody, and as he was dying in hospital, claimed that he had been beaten and shot again while in custody.
Edward Doherty (28), shot while walking along Whiterock Road.
John Laverty (20), shot once in the back and once in the back of the leg.
Joseph Corr (43), shot several times, died two weeks later of his injuries.
John McKerr (49), shot while standing outside a Catholic church, died one week later of his injuries.
Paddy McCarthy (44), an empty gun was put into his mouth and the trigger pulled. McCarthy suffered a heart attack and died shortly after.
No arrests were ever made.
Okay wait, the army did the shootings or the teen did?
Some (limited) background info https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ballymurphy_massacre
The official inquest into the killings began in November 2018.