The Armed Citizen® February 27, 2017

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posted on February 27, 2017
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Family ties run deep in Rosharon, Texas, where a man defended his mother-in-law during an armed robbery. While the woman was chatting on the phone with her daughter one day, two armed intruders kicked in the door of her home. The woman’s daughter, who lives across the street, told her husband of the commotion on the other end of the line. He then grabbed a shotgun and bolted across the street. There he found his mother-in-law had been forced into a back room and had a gun pointed at her. He exchanged gunfire with the two bad guys, striking one fatally in the chest. The other fled. The armed citizen faces no charges. (The Alvin Advertiser, Alvin, TX, 11/30/16)

The Armed Citizen® Extra
An armed masked robber with a gun entered an electronics store and got the surprise of his life, literally. The store clerk on duty, who had a concealed-carry permit and was also armed, shot and killed the intruder. No charges have been filed. (The Columbus Dispatch, Franklin Township, OH, 9/7/16)

From the Armed Citizen® Archives
February 1973
Confronted by two armed men at the front door of his Keansburg, N.J., house, coin dealer Joseph Romeo drew a .38 automatic. When the robbers entered the house, he fired and wounded both of them. Police arrived and arrested the pair. (Asbury Park Sunday Press, Asbury Park, NJ)

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