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The Oregonian, Portland, OR, 1/1/90

Tuesday, May 1, 1990

While off-duty Portland, Oreg., policewoman Gloria Lewis used a restroom in a highway rest area early in the morning, a man entered, snatched her purse, started to leave, and then approached her. Lewis warned that she had a gun, and the man fled to the parking lot, where he and a second man tried to run down the pursuing officer. Lewis fired one shot, and later that morning a wounded suspect turned up at an area hospital. He was held on earlier warrants and suspicion in other crimes.
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