Norma and Eduardo Ortega returned to their Miami, Fla., home
to find two burglars ransacking their belongings. One burglar fled
the house when Mrs. Ortega found her pistol and fired, but the other
hid in a bathroom. He was spread-eagled on the living room floor
when police arrived. The second suspect, a juvenile, was arrested
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