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News Tribune, Tacoma, WA

Saturday, January 1, 1966

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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