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TONIGHT AT 10: In An Instant: A gunman in the courthouse

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It's a story that will captivate you every time. I've heard the full account twice now, and I still can't get enough.

It's the story of Larry "Buck" Koos, the Jackson County Supervisor that tackled a gunman and saved numerous lives back in September.

To Koos, it had been just another day at the office. In fact, he told me he remembers that he was even in a good mood that day.

His agenda showed a familiar name -- Gus Glaser. Glaser was a former city manager, and had recently built a house that he didn't think he got enough tax abatements for.

It's an issue he had raised all kinds of hell about to the city -- and when they couldn't help him, to the county.

Glaser showed up with a briefcase that day, and gave his usual spiel. The conversation took a turn when he started asking both the city assessor and the board of supervisors how much they made each year.

When that happened, Koos made a motion to end the meeting, and that motion carried.

But Glaser wasn't done -- not by a long shot. He turned to the media behind him and told them they were going to want to take notes. He reached into his briefcase and pulled out a gun.

What happened next is one of the most astonishing stories you'll ever hear.

You want to talk about a hero? I've got your hero right here. Buck Koos saved lives that day in the Jackson County Courthouse.

Hear his story Monday, April 27, at 10 on KWWL.

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