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The State Advocate Times, Baton Rouge, LA, 7/26/82

Monday, November 1, 1982

A man armed with a sawed-off shotgun held up Laverne Williams and then tried to force her into the trunk of a car. The Covington, La., resident answered by pulling out a handgun, firing, and mortally wounding the assailant. The dead gunman proved to be a fugitive from the nearby jail.

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