William Schroeder thwarted a robbery attempt at his
Caledonia, Wis., bar when a man entered shortly after closing time
and demanded money, pulling a pistol from his pocket. Schroeder
responded: "I have a shotgun and will blow your head off." The
armed man fled the bar.
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