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The Clarkksdale Press Register, Clarksdale, Miss., 10/29/01

Tuesday, January 1, 2002

Bobby Wolfe was locking the front door of his Moon Lake, Miss., store one night when a man came around the icebox near the door, pointed a gun and demanded money. "He had a gun in his hand, and the other hand was over his face," Wolfe recalled. The storekeeper dropped and pulled a, 38-cal. revolver from his pocket. "We think the robbers shot first and Mr. Wolfe returned fire; 'stated Cuohoma County Sheriff Andrew Thompson of the exchange that followed. When Wolfe took off running for his nearby home, he encountered a second gunman who began firing at him. "He shot two or three times, and I shot one more time; 'said Wolfe. Within five minutes of the robbery, one gunman was dead, Wolfe was wounded. and police picked up three suspects-one of whom was mortally wounded-making a getaway Wolfe later said of the men, whom he recognized, "... I'm sure they intended to kill me because they know I'd recognize them."
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