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The Press-Scimitar, Memphis, TN, 5/20/81

Tuesday, September 1, 1981

James Sellers chased two men out of his Memphis, Tenn., grocery when he found they didn't have money to pay for their purchases, but the pair returned minutes later, one wielding a pistol. When the gunman charged Sellers, the grocer drew a pistol from under the counter and fired, wounding the man in the leg. Both men then fled.

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