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Clerk stops repeat offender, The Huntsville Times, Huntsville, Ala. 06/01/12

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

A clerk was alone inside the Atlantis Corner convenience store in Huntsville, Ala. when an armed criminal entered and demanded cash. The clerk responded by retrieving a gun and shooting the robber, who then fled the scene. The wounded criminal was captured by police a short time later, but died before reaching a hospital.

Police suspect the criminal was involved in several other recent convenience store robberies. An investigation revealed the robber to have a 2005 conviction on a third-degree robbery charge for which he was sentenced to 15 years in prison. (The Huntsville Times, Huntsville, Ala. 06/01/12)

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.