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Elderly Man Saves a Cafe Full of People By Shooting Gun-Wielding Robbers; Only ABC Notes

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<p>All three evening newscasts on Tuesday and two out of the three morning
shows on Wednesday skipped the dramatic story of an elderly Florida man
who saved a cafe full of people from gun-wielding robbers. Only <em>Good Morning America</em> covered the story of seventy-one-year-old<a href="http://abcnews.go.com/US/florida-man-71-shoots-alleged-robbers-internet…; Samuel Williams using his own weapon fend off attackers.<br />
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News reader Josh Elliot lauded the "gun-toting senior citizen" for his
quick action and for "not taking it anymore." Co-host George
Stephanopoulos narrated the video: "There he is right there. Takes them
on. Saves the whole cafe." Elliott praised it as "remarkable." He
misleadingly described, "<strong>Williams does has a gun license and is not expected to be charged</strong>."</p><div style="overflow: hidden; color: #000000; background-color: #ffffff; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; border: medium none;"><br />Read more: <a style="color: #003399;" href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/scott-whitlock/2012/07/18/elderly-man-save…;