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Why did Jack Ruby shoot Lee Harvey Oswald?

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December 09, 2012 7:20PM

It seemed that Ruby wanted to take revenge after Oswald killed JFK. Of course, people immediately suspected that Lee Harvey Oswald was killed to make sure that he did not tell who had hired him to kill Kennedy. Jack Ruby did have some connections with the underworld, but much questioning and investigation led to the conclusion that he was acting on his own and so moved by Kennedy death that he decided to exact his personal revenge in Oswald.