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The Herald, Sharon, PA, 4/83

Tuesday, November 1, 1983

When a man burst into a Sharon, Pa., drug store and pointed a gun at Ron Hietsch's head, the pharmacist's only instinct was to pull his own .38 and fire. Hietsch dropped the gunman before he was able to get off a shot and police arrested the wounded man on the scene.

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