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The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, LA, 8/19/81

Tuesday, December 1, 1981

When a man jumped into Barbara Ann Trosclair's car outside a New Orleans restaurant and threatened to kill her, Trosclair opened fire with a .38 revolver given her by a policeman friend, mortally wounding the attacker. The 18-year-old criminal had a record of seven felony and six misdemeanor arrests.

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