Vietnam vet blames flashbacks for shootout with cops

Last updated: December 9, 2013 - 1:14pm


Thomas Mensch outside a courtroom in November 2011. Mensch pleaded guilty but mentally ill Monday for a shootout with police he said was triggered by flashbacks to Vietnam. (File photo)
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