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States-Item, New Orleans, LA

Saturday, May 1, 1965

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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