Gregory Lyle Gadsby helped to save Barbara E. Clare from assault, San Francisco, California, June 6, 1986. Miss Clare was working in an office when a man approached and aimed a loaded rifle at her. The assailant, who carried a concealed hatchet also, pulled the trigger several times, but the rifle did not fire. From his desk nearby, Gadsby, 49, office supervisor, ran toward the assailant, who then aimed the rifle at him. Gadsby grabbed the rifle, and a struggle ensued, during which the assailant struck Gadsby in the head several times with the hatchet. The assailant was subdued by other co-workers. Gadsby was treated for cuts on his head, and he recovered.
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