Sounds "like somebody [driving] a bulldozer" through his
door awakened Portland, Oreg., apartment dweller Minuard Cook, who
grabbed a handgun and met the intruder in his dining room. When the
intruder kept coming toward him, Cook shot. The burglar, a
convicted robber on temporary release, was killed.
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