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The Kansas City Star, Kansas City, Mo., 03/12/08

Sunday, June 1, 2008

WAS THAT you?" Les Daniel asked his 10-year-old grandson, who was sleeping in another bedroom. "No" the boy said. That was all Daniel needed to hear. Police say he quickly armed himself with two handguns and went to investigate the sounds he'd heard. Fish tank lights in the unlit dining room shone against a hooded stranger. "Who is it?" Daniel asked. "KCP," the man said, apparently meaning Kansas City police. Daniel detected two more prowlers. "Whatever you think I got, you're wrong!" Daniel called out. "There ain't anything in here! You're about ready to die over eight dollars!" Daniel let them know he meant it by racking the slide on his .357-caliber Glock. All three men promptly fled.

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