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The Sun-Sentinel, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 9/14/92

Tuesday, December 1, 1992

After losing nearly everything to Hurricane Andrew, Dade County, Fla., resident Bart Sanfillipo was serious when he put up a sign in his front yard warning looters he would shoot. Sanfillipo, his wife and an insurance adjuster were tallying the damage when an armed bandit leaped from a van and fired a shotgun blast over their heads. Sanfillipo responded with his .44, hitting the young thug in the head at 30 ft. "Score one for the good guys," a police detective said of the incident.

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