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The Miami Herald, Miami, Fla. 03/25/09, CBS4, Miami, Fla. 03/25/09

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Around 4p.m. an armed robber entered a Burger King in Miami, Fla. and demanded money from a clerk. A customer approached the criminal and a verbal altercation ensued. The customer, a right-to-carry permit holder, drew his gun and exchanged gunfire with the criminal, killing him. The customer also suffered gunshot wounds, but is in stable condition at a local hospital. Miami police spokesman Jeff Giordano praised the customer’s actions, referring to him as a “good Samaritan”. Giordano went on to say, “There were a lot of people inside the Burger King, he may have saved lives. It was a brave act.”

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