What if the guard happens to be in the gym when a gun nut shoots his way into the shop?
Police say they are also trying to identify the shop that may have sold the cross to the killer.
Paramedics now headed into the shop with a stretcher to aid the gunman.
This year, though, things were different: Retailers wizened up to the freebie-game—and found new ways for visitors to shop.
The shop opened in 2008 next to a Subway sandwich shop, just down the road from one of the entrances to Lewis-McChord.
Moreover, the saddest of precisians could find no fault with the conduct of the shop.
He knew his father would not be back till after it was time to close the shop.
"Look at this sweet doll, Molly," said Julia, from the other end of the shop.
Many a visit had Paul paid to that shop, and not always to buy books.
We have found that he bought these at a shop in the village, buying six at the time.
c.1300, "booth or shed for trade or work," perhaps from Old English scoppa, a rare word of uncertain meaning, apparently related to scypen "cowshed," from Proto-Germanic *skoppan "small additional structure" (cf. Old High German scopf "building without walls, porch," German dialectal Scopf "porch, cart-shed, barn," German Schuppen "a shed"), from root *skupp-. Or the Middle English word was acquired from Old French eschoppe "booth, stall" (Modern French échoppe), which is a Germanic loan-word from the same root.
Meaning "building or room set aside for sale of merchandise" is from mid-14c. Meaning "schoolroom equipped for teaching vocational arts" is from 1914, American English. Sense of "matters pertaining to one's trade" is from 1814 (as in talk shop (v.), 1860).
1680s, "to bring something to a shop, to expose for sale," from shop (n.). The meaning "to visit shops for the purpose of examining or purchasing goods" is first attested 1764. Related: Shopped; shopping. Shop around is from 1922. Shopping cart is recorded from 1956; shopping list first attested 1913; transferred and figurative use is from 1959.