71-year-old mortally wounds would-be thief

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.38 revolver

After asking to see a rifle on display in Harold Von Wahlde’s Anderson, Ind., gun store, a man pulled out a revolver and demanded money.

Von Wahlde, 71, attempted to grab the gun and a struggle ensued.

When the robber’s gun misfired, Von Wahlde grabbed a .38 cal. handgun from a shelf behind him and fired one shot that mortally wounded the thug.

Source: The Anderson Daily Bulletin, Anderson, Ind.; August 1976

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