Former Pro Wrestler Thwarts Convenience Store Robbery The Miami Herald reports Shad Gaspard was inside a convenience store in Coral Springs, Fla. Disregarding the weapon, he hauled the suspect outside and pinned him to the ground until police arrived.

Former Pro Wrestler Thwarts Convenience Store Robbery

Former Pro Wrestler Thwarts Convenience Store Robbery

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The Miami Herald reports Shad Gaspard was inside a convenience store in Coral Springs, Fla. Disregarding the weapon, he hauled the suspect outside and pinned him to the ground until police arrived.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with a reality check. Santa Claus, we know, is real. Pro wrestling, by contrast, tends to be staged. Yet former pro wrestler Shad Gaspard proved he had some real-life moves. The Miami Herald reports he was inside a convenience store in Coral Springs, Fla., when a gunman tried to rob it. As a wrestling announcer would put it, disregarding the weapon, the 6-foot-7 wrestler hauled the suspect outside, slammed him to the ground and pinned him until police arrived. It's MORNING EDITION.

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