After a co-worker had been stabbed the day earlier, Jerry
Young of Union City, Calif., took his pistol to work. Four hours
into his store-clerk's shift, Young was confronted by a woman with a
pistol who demanded money. Young turned over cash, but as she was
fleeing the store, Young yelled for her to stop. When she turned
and pointed her gun at him, he shot her once and held her for
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