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Morning News, Savannah, GA, 9/22/94

Tuesday, November 1, 1994

"The reason they left empty-handed was because they went to a gunfight armed with a knife," says former Army Ranger Robert Lawton of Savannah, Georgia. Lawton was pulling into his apartment complex when another car pulled up behind him and blocked him in. A man jumped from the car and approached Lawton armed with a "large, machete-type knife," demanding that Lawton surrender his car. Lawton, who is licensed to carry a concealed weapon, drew his handgun. "I put the gun on the bridge of his nose, between his eyes, and explained that I was not giving up the car and that I had no problem with putting a bullet in his head." The criminal retreated to his car, and he and an accomplice sped away.
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