The Armed Citizen® May 21, 2018

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posted on May 21, 2018
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A story-telling criminal thought he could turn the tables after an armed citizen foiled his attempted carjacking, but it didn’t take long for law enforcement officers to see through his charade. In Fulton County, Ga., an armed thug blocked a woman’s car in her driveway when she was trying to take her grandson to a medical appointment. “He said, ‘Whose car is this? Give me the keys,’” the grandmother told Fox5 reporter. Rather than complying, the woman started screaming. Fortunately, her son heard her calls for help and came out with a gun. He fired at the bad guy multiple times, hitting him at least once. The assailant drove off to a fire station, where he spun a yarn about being a victim of an interstate shooting. The police doubted his tale and arrested him. No charges were filed against the armed citizen. (Fox5, Atlanta, GA, 3/14/18)

The Armed Citizen® Extra
A family was having a meal together inside a local Popeye’s when an armed robber entered the establishment, approached the father and attempted to rob him. When the father told him he had no money, the criminal turned his attention toward restaurant employees and eventually to the man’s children. Just when the armed intruder pointed his gun at the children, the father pulled out his own licensed handgun and shot the robber, killing him. (foxsanantonio.com, San Antonio, TX, 12/6/17)

From the Armed Citizen® Archives
May 1966
In Pontiac, Mich., Robert Clark was working his service station when he heard noises at the rear door of his building. Clark called his assistant, Larry Seaton, and then phoned police. Seaton arrived on the scene armed with a rifle and spotted two men running from the station. One fled into a nearby field, and the other jumped into a car where he was held at gunpoint by Seaton until police arrived. (Pontiac Press, Pontiac, MI)

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