At first, Cathie Jaworski went along with the knife-wielding
man who demanded money from the cash register of her family's Lake
Elsinore, Calif., liquor store. But when he ordered her to lie on
the floor and took a few swipes at her with the knife, she grabbed a
pistol and shot him. The man fled, but deputies arrested a suspect
a half-mile away.
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