Laura Gassaway (619)

5/22/2001: With her considerable history of mental issues and encounters with law enforcement, a Wal-Mart clerk declined to sell Gassaway ammunition. Observed in the store afterward, she stole a wallet and sunglasses, was taken into the backroom for shoplifting, and there pulled a revolver and wounded two security guards. She was shot to death by local officers on scene.

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