Shelley Greenbaum returned to college to get a degree to
help troubled youths. But she was forced to shoot and kill a
troubled teenager when he robbed her at gunpoint in a Miami parking
lot. Convinced the youthful criminal was going to end the robbery
by killing her, Greenbaum pulled her .38 out of her back pocket and
fired twice. The dead 19-year-old had juvenile and adult records,
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