A trio of strongarm robbers demanded money from James Tibbs
and his son. When the Pueblo, Colo., residents refused, the crooks
started throwing punches. The elder Tibbs pulled a pistol from his
pocket and fired a warning shot, then fired for effect, when the
criminals persisted, wounding two.
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