The Armed Citizen® March 12, 2018

posted on March 12, 2018
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One suspect was dead and at least one other was on the loose, after a Christmas Eve home invasion in North Carolina. The dead man, identified as a gang member with a felony record, and a cohort broke into the house of an armed citizen. A gunfight resulted when the resident made a stand to defend himself and his property. (, Wilmington, NC, 12/27/17) 

The Armed Citizen® Extra
Two individuals attempted to rob a liquor store shortly before 6:45 p.m. one Monday. When the two intruders began to assault one of the employees, another store worker, who has a permit to carry, confronted the robbers. He fired his gun, striking one of the assailants. Police transported the wounded criminal to a hospital where he later died. Officers are still pursuing leads on the second robber. The injured store employee was taken to a hospital for treatment. (Pioneer Press, Maplewood, MN, 1/23/18)

From the Armed Citizen® Archives
March 1961
An ex-convict entered a St. Louis dry goods store, struck owner Clarence E. Skala on the head with a brick-filled sack, and bound and gagged him. After looting the store, the felon left and Skala freed himself. Picking up his cal. .25 pistol, Skala ran to the door where he met the bandit who had stopped his flight and returned to the store. Skala fired twice; the bandit dropped his loot and fled with a bullet in his stomach. Dogs from the canine corps soon traced the wounded man. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, MO)


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