The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo, MS, 9/26/95
Friday, December 1, 1995
Knocked to the floor of his Corinth, Mississippi, home by a
knife-wielding attacker and told that he was about to be killed, the
80-year-old man offered his money and car keys to the thug in hopes
of appeasing him. It was to no avail, however, as the assailant
forced the man to a bedroom and again informed him he was about to
die. When his tormentor momentarily left the room, the elderly man
took his only chance for survival. Grabbing his .38, he charged
into the hall and loosed two rounds at his attacker, who immediately
fled the home.
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