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The News-Capital & Democrat, McAlester, OK, 8/3/86

Wednesday, October 1, 1986

Rickie Curtis was on the phone to police after hearing someone atttempting to gain entrance to his Alderson, Okla., home. But when an intruder kicked in the front door, Curtis dropped the phone and went for his .38. When the man started toward him, the homeowner fired, killing the man.

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