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Off-duty Texas deputy lauded as hero in shooting

Deputy Paul Robertson shot a gunman who burst into Walmart


Dallas Morning News

COMMERCE, Texas — An off-duty sheriff's deputy was lauded as a hero Sunday for shooting a man who burst into a Walmart during a gunfight with police near the campus of Texas A&M-Commerce.

The gunman was killed in the afternoon shooting. Delta County Deputy Paul Robertson was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries Sunday night. He apparently was shopping when the suspect came to the store.

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