The Armed Citizen® December 19, 2016

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posted on December 19, 2016
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Hearing the sound of breaking glass from somewhere inside his home, an Amarillo, Texas, homeowner armed himself and decided to investigate. During his reconnaissance, the man saw a gloved hand with a gun in it reaching through the back door. The homeowner then fired his weapon at the person. The assailant fled the residence without getting inside the home. The homeowner was uninjured. (Amarillo Globe News, Amarillo, TX, 9/15/16)

The Armed Citizen® Extra
A young thug brandishing a gun entered a supermarket and ordered a clerk to open up a cash register. When the store manager reached for his handgun, the man started shooting. The would-be robber was eventually wounded and later arrested. The manager was uninjured. (The Daily Nonpareil, Waterloo, IA, 11/5/16)

From the Armed Citizen® Archives
December 1964
In the early morning hours in Stewartstown, Pa., Harry H. Grimm heard the lock being forced on his apartment door. Grabbing a 12-ga. shotgun, Grimm shouted, “If you come in, I’ll shoot.” When the door burst open Grimm dropped the intruder with one fatal shot. It was later learned that the would-be burglar had broken into the same apartment three times previously and had served 18 months for one of the break-ins. (Erie Times News, Stewartstown, PA)

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