I stayed on foot and near obstructions (walls, trees, fences. etc.) when he comes in for the kill he'll get hung up on the obstructions giving you timer to get behind him and wack him with a spiked bat.
Why when people start this game for the very first time do they not go straight for the gun store? I can understand DR1 where Cletus whoops your ass when you're level 1, but the Gun Store in DR2 is totally open. Also, in the main lobby of the arena there is a cop zombie carrying a shotgun.
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