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05-31-06, 09:08 AM #1
Robbery goes right
Former Marine fends off four robbers, kills one
ATLANTA - A group of robbers in Atlanta picked the wrong victim.
Police say former Marine Thomas Autry fought off four attackers on Monday night with a pocket knife. They say he killed one and seriously wounded another.
Detective Danny Stephens said Autry was walking home from his waiter job when attackers armed with a shotgun and a pistol chased him. The detective said Autry pulled the knife out of his backpack when the group caught him.
Stephens said the 36-year-old’s “training kicked in and he knew what to do.” He kicked the shotgun out of one attacker’s hands and stabbed a 17-year-old girl who jumped on him, as well as a man who also attacked.
The suspects fled, but police said they found them at a hospital, where the girl was pronounced dead.
Stephens said they face robbery and aggravated assault charges and are suspected in other robberies over the past week. Autry will not be charged.
link"When I'm driving along and I see a sign that says, CAUTION: SMALL CHILDREN AHEAD,
I slow down, and then it occurs to me, I'm not afraid of small children"!
05-31-06, 09:13 AM #2
as a former marine gotta say "ooohrahh!Don't sweat the petty things, and don't pet the sweaty things!
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