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The Times, Seattle, WA, 3/17/81

Wednesday, July 1, 1981

Sandra Louise Cady, responding to a scream outside her Seattle, Wash., apartment, found a woman looking for shelter. She let the woman, who'd been in a fight with a boyfriend, into her home to calm down. Moments later the boyfriend arrived and tried to break down the door. Cady grabbed a can of tear gas and tried to spray the man through the partly opened door. He responded by crashing through the door and knocking her down. She grabbed a revolver and opened fire, putting a stop to the attack. Cady was charged with second-degree assault in the shooting, but a jury found her not guilty.
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