The Armed Citizen® March 10, 2017

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posted on March 10, 2017
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A Philadelphia auto repair shop owner learned the value of being prepared. One evening, a suspect attempted to rob the store. The owner responded by pulling his firearm and shooting the assailant in the shoulder, chest and buttocks. The alleged robber fled and was later arrested and taken to a hospital. (The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA, 12/18/16)

The Armed Citizen® Extra
When an intruder gets caught breaking into a home and is warned by the homeowner to leave, he should heed the warning. However, that was not the case with one such criminal in New Haven, Conn. Late one evening, a homeowner heard banging on his front door and went to see what the commotion was. He confronted the man, who was trying to gain entry into the home, but when the trespasser smashed his way inside, the resident shot and wounded him. The prowler was taken to a hospital for treatment, and the homeowner has not been charged. (The Hartford Courant, New Haven, CT, 1/17/17)

From the Armed Citizen® Archives
March 1971
An intruder cut through a screen door and entered the home of Mrs. Dale Larsen of Pleasant Grove, Utah. Discovering Mrs. Larsen inside, he lunged at her with his knife. Mrs. Larsen picked up a rifle and fired, causing the man to run out of her house. (Salt Lake City Deseret News-Salt Lake Telegram, Salt Lake City, UT)

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