Two armed bandits entered a drug store in New Orleans, La.,
and threatened the owner's wife, Mrs. Barbara Hunnicutt. They
looted the narcotics cabinet and took $100 from the cash register.
As the robbers turned to flee, Mr. Hunnicutt, who had been in the
back of the store, drew a pistol and fired a shot. One bandit fell
dead; the other escaped. Police learned that the dead man had a
police record going back to 1950.
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