When an armed robber entered a Pensacola, Fla., convenience
store and demanded money, the clerk gave it to him. But the clerk's
brother came out of a storeroom, and the armed man pointed a gun at
him and demanded his watch. The clerk thought his brother was about
to be shot, so he opened fire. The robber began to flee but stopped
to pick his gun off the floor; the clerk fired again, killing the
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