Plans to slay everyone in the Muskegon, Michigan, store and
steal enough cash and jewelry to feed their "gnawing hunger for
crack cocaine" fell apart for a band of would-be killers after one
of their victims fought back. Store owner Clare Cooper was
returning behind the counter after showing three of the four
conspirators some jewelry, when one of the group pulled out a gun
and shot him four times in the back. Stumbling for the safety of his
bullet-proof glass-encased counter, Cooper managed to grab his
shotgun and fire as the suspects fled. They were all later
apprehended and the three present during the shooting face life
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