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The Times, Louisville, KY, 10/27/86

Thursday, January 1, 1987

When two men, identifying themselves as employees of a Louisville, Ky., hotel, knocked on Essel Jones' room door late at night, he became suspicious. They said they were checking the heating system but Jones came to the door, armed with a .38. When he opened the door, one man shoved a gun in his face and said it was a hold up. Jones shot the man and the pair fled, only to be arrested at an area hospital when one sus- pect sought treatment for a bullet wound.
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