When Earl Galle, Jr., passed his closed suburban New
Orleans, La., filling station and saw a trio of burglars looting it,
he blocked the robbers' car with his own. Entering the station he
ordered one to stand. When the bandit made a move, Galle felled him
with one shot. The others fled.
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