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South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 03/05/02

Wednesday, May 1, 2002

The manager of a Pembroke Pines, Fla., auto parts store shot two men who tried to rob him, killing one. Corey Dacres was locking the front door of the shop when two men confronted him. One man, later identified as Scott Williams, was armed with a pistol. Dacres told police he then pulled a .40-cal. Beretta and the two men exchanged gunfire. Williams and his accomplice were both shot in the leg, according to Pembroke Pines Police Capt. Keith Palant. Dacres then ran into a nearby restaurant and reported the shooting to an off-duty police officer. Police found Williams lying on the ground in the parking lot. His accomplice, Peter Gardner, was arrested at a local hospital. Gardner told police that he and Williams had waited outside the store and planned a robbery.
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