The Sunday Stanly News & Press, Albemarle, NC, 6/6/93
Wednesday, September 1, 1993
Thinking about lunch and the poison ivy on his feet, Eddie
Roscoe stopped by his house in Albemarle, North Carolina, and
interrupted a burglary. Two men fled, but the third headed toward a
bedroom, with Roscoe in pursuit. Cornered, the burglar turned and
fired a shot, wounding Roscoe in the hand and side. After a struggle
Roscoe picked up a shotgun, loaded it and held the would-be crook
for police, who also apprehended the accomplices.
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