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The Armed Citizen® March 22, 2019

The Armed Citizen® March 22, 2019

thief looking to make a quick score had the tables turned by an off-duty fireman. Upon entering a restaurant in Ukiah, Calif., the crook ducked into a restroom, then re-emerged with an employee at gunpoint and proceeded to rob the establishment. Seeing his chance, the first responder drew his own concealed firearm, fired and sent the attacker fleeing. Though he quickly fled the premises and dumped the cash and his gun in the parking lot, police later found the alleged holdup man at a store and arrested him without incident. (The Ukiah Daily Journal, Ukiah, Calif., 12/14/18)

The Armed Citizen Extra
A 79-year-old woman used her pistol to bridge the generation gap when a 20-year-old broke into her Jackson County home. At first thinking two burglars were trying to breach her back door, the elderly homeowner grabbed her pistol and took control of the situation, holding the intruder at gunpoint until police arrived. The man was taken to jail and charged with felony first degree burglary and felony home invasion. (11 AliveJackson County, Ga., 02/20/19)

From the Armed Citizen® Archives
March 1971
Arthur Miler was asleep in his St. Paul, Minn., bar, when he was awakened by the sound of breaking glass. Taking his gun to investigate, he discovered a man crawling through one of the tavern's windows. Miller held the man at gunpoint until police arrived. (St. Paul, Minn., The St. Paul Dispatch)

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