After wrecking a stolen car in suburban Memphis, Tenn., two
armed felons shot their way into the nearby home of Mr. and Mrs.
Holmes V. Winford and pistol-whipped Mr. Winford when he tried to
repulse them. Mrs. Winford, a 67-year-old great-grandmother, who
had retired for the night, heard her husband cry out, loaded a cal.
.38 revolver, and slipped open her bedroom door. She fired three
shots, killing one gunman and wounding the other. Referring to the
handgun she hadn't touched in forty years, Mrs. Winford said, "You
can never tell when you're going to need one."
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