The Armed Citizen® June 8, 2011

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posted on June 8, 2011
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Four young men loitering near a dumpster approached a Wing Zone takeout driver while he was making a delivery. According to witnesses, the suspects demanded money and one of them flashed an illegally possessed gun. The driver, a concealed carry  permit holder, didn't hesitate. He drew his handgun and fired four shots while attempting to run. One of the suspects was shot and fell to the ground. He was arrested at the hospital. His accomplices fled. Two were arrested, and one remains at large. Police said there had been several pizza delivery robberies in that area during a six-month period. (WLEX-TV, Lexington, KY, 03/12/11)

The Armed Citizen Extra

When a Knoxville, Tenn., man discovered two would-be theives attempting to steal car batteries from behind his home, he drew a firearm and held the suspects at gunpoint. The police arrived shortly thereafter, and both suspects were arrested and charged with theft. (News Sentinel, Knoxville, TN, 04/07/11)

From The Armed Citizen Archives

June 1978: Aboard his boat in the early morning hours, Robert O'Neal of Sarasota, Fla., heard muffled voices from the deck. Prepared for the unexpected, O'Neal grabbed his handgun and confronted the intruders. They stayed aboard until the paddy wagon arrived to take them on a voyage to the city jail. (The Herald-Tribune, Sarasota, Fla.)

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