The Armed Citizen® Jan. 28, 2022

Law-Abiding Citizens Using Their Second Amendment Rights In Self-Defense

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posted on January 28, 2022
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A 22-year-old woman in Milwaukee, Mich., defended herself when her ex-boyfriend allegedly attacked her in her own apartment on Nov. 2, 2021.

The woman was on the phone with a friend when she arrived at her apartment around 3 p.m. that Tuesday afternoon, and upon entering the apartment was allegedly confronted by her 23-year-old ex-boyfriend. The friend on the phone line could hear her ask someone why they were at her apartment, and could also hear they reply from the individual that he was there to get his stuff.

When the woman told the intruding ex-boyfriend that she would get his stuff and bring it down, he became angry and allegedly began to try and physically assault the woman. The two then got into a scuffle, and the friend on the call could hear the woman saying "don't come close to me," repeatedly as the encounter continued. At some point, the woman or her new boyfriend armed themselves and shot the intruder.

The ex-boyfriend was hit in the leg by the shot and subdued. When authorities arrived, they transported the wounded intruder to a local hospital for treatment. Afterwards, he was charged with three counts of felony bail jumping along with one for fleeing an officer and another for discharging a firearm at the woman from the incident. The woman was not charged. (jsonline.com, Milwaukee, Mich., 12/01/2021)

From the Armed Citizen® Archives - March 25, 1987

Mann Leiser was alerted by alarms sounding in his Anchorage, Alaska, greenhouse. He armed himself and discovered an intruder in the greenhouse. The gardener pointed his revolver at the man while his wife called police, but the intruder tried to escape. The man broke through the greenhouse only to find Leiser's son and police waiting. The Man was taken into custody and charged with first-degree burglary. (The Daily News, Anchorage, Alaska) 

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