The Armed Citizen® March 29, 2019

posted on March 29, 2019
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A Texas couple out doing errands had to fight their way out of danger after being targeted by criminals looking for someone to rob. The husband-and-wife duo were followed on their way from a bank to the grocery store, and then upon loading groceries into their car, a black SUV pulled into an adjacent parking space. Abruptly, one of the SUV’s occupants jumped out, pulled a gun and demanded the woman’s purse. Fearing for his wife’s safety, her husband drew his own firearm and used it to fend off the suspects. The two robbers—both injured—drove off, but proceeded to crash their vehicle before attempting to flee on foot. Police arrested one suspect after he turned up at a nearby fire station seeking help for a shoulder wound. (, Katy, Texas, 12/29/18)

The Armed Citizen Extra
A burglar learned a hard lesson early one morning about taking no for an answer. After a Chesapeake homeowner confronted an intruder trying to enter his home via the attached garage, he quickly gave him firm commands to leave. Unfortunately for both of them the man did not listen, which left the homeowner with little choice. He discharged his firearm at the would-be home invader, who was later taken to a hospital with life threatening injuries. (WTKR, Chesapeake, Va., 02/28/19)

From the Armed Citizen® Archives
March 1973
As Carl Petrusa walked through a New York City parking lot, two youths, one waving a pistol, jumped out from behind a car and demanded his wallet. Petrusa, a court officer, pretended to reach for his wallet, but instead came up with a gun and wrestled the youth's pistol from his hand. Both would-be robber surrounded without a struggle. (Daily News, New York, N.Y.)


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