South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 09/11/02
Sunday, December 1, 2002
Pompano Beach, Fla., City Commissioner Lamar Fisher, his wife and
two children were awakened when they heard the sounds of glass
shattering. Grabbing his handgun, Fisher went to investigate and
discovered a man in his underwear trying to enter the living room
through a window. Fisher tried to push the intruder out with a TV
tray, but the man would not be deterred. During the struggle,
Fisher fired a shot at the man. When sheriff's deputies arrived in
response to Mrs. Fisher's call, it took three officers to arrest
the man, who turned out to be Fisher's neighbor, John Francis
Laughlin. Records show Laughlin had two prior arrests on
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