San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, CA, 10/17/98
Monday, February 1, 1999
A desparate would-be robber had made nefarious advances
toward three victims in Berkeley, California, during a crime spree
that became progressively violent. According to Berkeley police
Sgt. Mike Stafstrom, "He kept running west, robbing anybody he ran
into--then he ran into the wrong guy." That "wrong guy" managed to
retrieve a .45-cal. handgun from his nearby home. When the two
exchanged gunfire, the ne'er-do-well was shot in the leg.
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