A visit from a family acquaintance suddenly turned ominous
when Tony "Casper" Murry told Sue Gay to bring him all the guns in
the house. Gay's late husband had been a firearms collector, "and
Murry knew of the collection," said St. Joseph County, Indiana,
Prosecutor Chris Toth. Murry had been inside Gay's home before, but
this visit was different. "I knew he was drunk," said Gay, who then
requested that Murry leave. "He got irritated ... ," Gay said of
Murry, who then grabbed her 11-year-old adopted son and held a box
cutter to his throat and said: "This isn't anything personal." Murry
then rushed Gay and held the razor to her throat. He told Gay, "Take
me to where the guns are," and pushed her into the front room. Gay
pushed back long enough to call out to her son to dial 9-1-1. Just
then the boy appeared holding a .45-caliber handgun, feet spread,
aiming at his mother's attacker. The boy fired once, hitting Murry
in the chest. "One shot and he got him," Gay said, adding, "He's my
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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.