A 66-year-old contract carrier for a Kansas City newspaper still
doesn't know what his attackers wanted, but he does know that he's
lucky to have been armed. His shift was just beginning at about 3
a.m., when four assailants sprinted toward him, forcing him back to
the safety of his van. But before the carrier could get away, the
biggest attacker, along with his three accomplices, began pummeling
the man through the driver-side window. During the ordeal, the van
drifted forward and slammed into a store, at which point the carrier
retrieved a .380-cal. handgun and fired three shots out his window,
causing the attackers to flee. Authorities were unsure if any of the
thugs were wounded. The carrier was left bruised and bleeding, but
he considered himself fortunate to be alive. "I thought these guys
just weren't going to let up," he said. "He intended to knock me
out, maybe leave me for dead. At that time, he'd get whatever he
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