End of the Line

A subway shooter surrenders

Visitors to Warner, N.H., often stop by Hillside Books, an antique bookstore, to sit by the fire and chat with Owner Thomas Stotler. A day or two after Christmas, a mild-mannered traveler dropped in. He said he was from New York but wanted to get away from the city for the holidays. Soon the conversation turned to crime in the city. The man told Stotler he had been mugged five times and talked at length about how little protection New Yorkers had from criminals. The book dealer asked his guest if he had heard about the fugitive "vigilante" who had shot...

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