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The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, TN, 3/11/90

Tuesday, May 1, 1990

Dr. Dorothy Williams of East Memphis, Tenn., was getting ready to unload groceries from her car when she noticed a man walking up the sidewalk. Suspicious, she went inside, turned on her lights, and retrieved her revolver before returning to her car for the groceries. The man approached, asked directions, and then pulled a knife and took a swipe at the 68-year-old semi-retired teacher. She raised her handgun and shot the attacker, critically wounding him.
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