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The Tennessean, Nashville, TN, 9/22/84

Saturday, December 1, 1984

When a 32-year-old man broke into her home, beat her with a wrench, and threatened to rape her, a Nashville, Tenn., woman pulled a handgun from under her bed and fired four shots at her attacker. Treated for wounds at a local hospital, he faces three felony charges, police said.

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