The Gazette Telegraph, Colorado Springs, CO, 10/2/96
Friday, March 1, 1996
Gunshots erupted in the evening tranquility of the Colorado
Springs, Colorado, neighborhood after an argument over a football
debt turned violent, leaving two men wounded. From opposite ends of
the street, two armed homeowners, insurance salesman Vaughn
Zimmerman and cable company manager Tony McIntosh, ran from their
homes and simultaneously confronted the shooting suspect, ordering
him to the ground. There they handcuffed him and held him for
police officers. McIntosh, a carry permit holder, and Zimmerman, a
former sheriff's deputy, had never met until the incident. "I think
we should go for coffee sometime and talk," Zimmerman told McIntosh
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