Former police officer Fred Prasse was in a St. Louis,
Missouri, pawn shop one afternoon when three men stormed into the
business. One of the robbers pressed a shotgun against Prasse's
head and threatened to kill him. Concerned for himself and the
store's employees, Prasse spun around, knocking the shotgun away but
not before it discharged, striking him in the hands. Undaunted by
the injury, Prasse used a Judo move to knock his attacker back when
the man came back at him swinging the shotgun like a club. The move
gave the former law officer time to draw a .38 and end the whole
episode with several fatal shots. The two other men fled, but were
later arrested when they showed up at a hospital, where they sought
help as one of them had been struck by the shotgun blast during the
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