The Armed Citizen® June 21, 2019

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Things turned violent at a St. Louis gas station one Wednesday afternoon, when a carjacker attempted to take off in a still-running vehicle. When the car's owner confronted the man, the thief pointed a gun in his direction, causing the man to act. The vehicle owner drew his own gun, exchanging gunfire with the thief and striking him in the pelvis. The thief fled the scene to a hospital. There were no other injuries. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Mo., 5/31/19)

From the Armed Citizen® Archives
June 1982
Frank rock heard someone breaking into his Racine, Wis., home. He grabbed a .22 rifle and went to investigate. He found a youthful burglar just inside a bedroom window. Despite the homeowner's order to freeze, the intruder tried to dive out the window. Rock fired once, hitting him in the buttocks. Police caught up with the would-be burglar t a nearby hospital. (The Journal-Times, Racine, Wis.)

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