Jimmy Lewis Heaton, night manager of a Houston, Tex.,
produce store, was on guard in his market after having been alerted
by an earlier robbery in another store. When a masked man walked in
by a side entrance and pulled a gun, Heaton drew his own pistol and
fired 5 shots at the armed robber. The bandit fired once and then
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