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Tribune, Oakland, CA

Saturday, April 1, 1967

Store owner Claude [Bud] Willsey won his seventh gun battle with bandits when an armed robber walked into his Berkeley, Calif., liquor shop and demanded money. The thug took $70 from the cash register and started to leave. Willsey's wife grabbed a shotgun, fired at the bandit, but missed. Willsey picked up his pistol and wounded the bandit, who was then apprehended by police.

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