Tacoma, Wash., resident, Lou Skala, was awakened by a
neighbor's phone call in the early morning hours, reporting that her
car was being looted. Skala got his rifle and went to investigate.
Skala stepped into the shadows and waited for a few minutes and
shortly a man appeared. Skala stepped out and held the man at gun
point until police arrived. It was later learned the thief's
companion had already been taken into custody.
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