The Armed Citizen® May 3, 2019

posted on May 3, 2019
In Tennessee, a husband and wife were disturbed at night by banging noises against their house. Concerned, the husband armed himself with his shotgun and opened his door to find two men (later identified as brothers) waiting there. The homeowner ordered the men to go away. Pushing his way inside, one man chased the homeowner in the house, following him into his bedroom. In response, the homeowner fired and wounded the intruder in the shoulder. Charges were pending against one of the intruders. (, Johnson City, Tenn., 2/25/19)

Armed Citizen Extra
After three suspects ambushed his father, forced him to let them into his house, and then threatened one of his sisters, a Houston man took action. After arriving home and realizing something was wrong, he quickly rushed inside the house and grabbed a pistol, firing at the criminals who had broken into his family home and terrorized its occupants. One intruder, who had his own pistol, was shot in the head and died. The other two jumped on his mother's car, with his mother still inside. She was able to drive off, while they stole the vehicle belonging to the homeowner's father, and got away. (, Houston, Texas, 4/10/19) 

From the Armed Citizen® Archives
May 1963
Floored by the fists of a would-be robber, San Francisco bar owner, Ralph Chiappetta, was ordered by the thug to hand over his money. As the bandit rifled the cash register, Chiappetta got his .32 automatic and starts firing. The robber staggered out and fell dead with 4 bullets in him. (Oakland Tribune)


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