Florida law enforcement officers are looking for someone who allegedly stabbed a man multiple times before being shot at in response. The armed citizen had noticed that a black pickup truck that was being driven erratically was following him. He pulled into a bank parking lot, but the truck followed. A man exited that vehicle and, armed with a knife, confronted his would-be victim. The citizen tried to hit the perpetrator or push him away and get back into his car, but after he flailed at the troublemaker, he was stabbed several times. The injured victim crawled into his vehicle and retrieved a handgun that he used to fire at the attacker. The perp jumped into his truck and, with a woman behind the steering wheel, fled. It was unclear whether the bullet struck anyone. (wokv.com, Jacksonville, Fla., 9/14/18)
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A mother in Lehigh Acres, Fla., acted swiftly to defend herself against the father of her own child. After the man allegedly beat her and put a gun to her head, the woman fled, looking for help. The man caught up with her and her sister however, cutting them off with his car. When he got out and continued to approach despite admonitions to stop, the mother, whose eight-month-old baby was in the backseat, shot him in the arm, at which point her departed the scene to find a hospital for treatment.
(WBBH/WZVN, Lehigh Acres, Fla, 10/31/2018)
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Police summoned to Ernest Carter's Middetown, Ohio, grocery found Carter and clerk Junior Langworthy sitting on a suspected robber. They said the suspect entered the store and pointed a pistol at Carter. Langworthy picked up a shotgun and covered him. The 2 then disarmed him and sat on him. (Cincinnati Enquirer)