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The Press Record Journal, Mitchell, IL, 1/14/90

Tuesday, January 1, 1991

Brian Richardson, hearing a commotion in his Mitchell, Ill., home, opened his bedroom door, saw an intruder and closed the door again. The intruder fired a shotgun blast through the door, wounding the homeowner and his wife, but Richardson grabbed a handgun and shotgun and returned fire, driving the attacker away.

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