The Armed Citizen® December 30, 2019

posted on December 30, 2019
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Trying to sell expensive hair extensions, a 23-year-old drove his car behind an apartment complex Sept. 18, after being led there by two potential buyers. An unknown man allegedly leaped through the driver’s side window, forced a handgun into the driver’s stomach and demanded property. In response, the armed citizen pulled his firearm and fired three shots at his assailant, fatally striking the would-be robber. The armed citizen turned himself in at the Clifton Heights Police Department. After a review, the district attorney’s office determined the armed citizen had acted in self-defense. (, Philadelphia, Pa., 10/7/2019)

Armed Citizen Extra
Two suspects chose the wrong state in which to rob a place. After two men with a shotgun barged into a store northeast of Amarillo, Texas, threatening to rob the store's employee, the armed employee fired back. One would-be robber was killed, while the other was taken to surgery with a gunshot wound to the lower extremities. The store's employee was unharmed. (newschannel10.comAmarillo, Texas, 12/6/2019)

From the Armed Citizen® Archives
December 1982
A 60-year-old man was working on his car in front of a Madera, Calif., senior citizen housing project when he was suddenly attacked from behind by a hammer-swinging assailant. Driving by the scene, David Brown stopped his vehicle, leveled his licensed handgun at the attacker and held him until authorities arrived. (The Tribune, Madera, Calif.)


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