The Armed Citizen® April 10, 2023

posted on April 10, 2023
The Armed Citizen

Armed Citizen® Today

An alleged home invader is dead after encountering an armed DeKalb County, Ga., homeowner during an attempted break-in early on the morning of March 23, 2023.

At 5:30 a.m. that Thursday, area residents awoke to the sound of gunshots, as the homeowner discovered the suspect inside his house and took action. A nearby neighbor said she "heard a few gunshots, and then about five minutes later, the police pulled up."

The alleged burglar was rushed to an area hospital but did not survive. Police confirmed that the homeowner will not face any charges in connection with the shooting. (FOX5 Atlanta, DeKalb County, Ga., 3/23/23)

From the Armed Citizen® Archives – May 1970

One robber held a .22 pistol on service station attendant Buddy Richards of Columbia, S.C., while his partner smashed the station’s cash register with a pickaxe. The two then left the station, but Richards pulled a revolver and ordered them to halt. He made them lie down on the pavement outside the station and flagged a passing police cruiser. (TheState, Columbia, S.C.)


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