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The News-Sentinel, Knoxville, TN

Wednesday, August 1, 1984

Nashville, Tenn., resident Bruce Metcalf was buying gasoline at a local market when he witnessed two armed robbers holding up the store. Realizing they'd been seen, the pair burst outside and opened fire on Metcalf. But Metcalf drew his own gun, returned fire, and killed one, a fugitive prison escapee. The other robber fled.

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