The Armed Citizen® Nov. 28, 2022

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

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posted on November 28, 2022
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A Chicago, Ill., couple defended themselves when an alleged robber managed to enter their seventh-floor condo via scaffolding on Monday, Oct. 10, 2022.

Around 3 a.m. that morning, one of the couple woke up and began her morning routine. During this, she thought she heard strange noises but assumed that they were coming from a nearby unit. She had completed her routine and was about to leave, when she entered the bathroom and came face-to-face with an intruder, who had gotten in by climbing scaffolding set up just off their balcony. The intruder punched the woman in the eye, and she pushed back. Falling to the floor, the woman began fighting off the intruder while yelling for her still-sleeping fiancé.

Awakened by his partner's screams, the fiancé rushed into the bathroom and pushed the intruder off of her, telling her to run back to the bedroom and fetch his gun. She did so, and the couple held the intruder at gunpoint until police arrived. It was discovered that the intruder had already taken some of their possessions and had seven prior felony convictions against him from past crimes. (cwbchicago.com, Chicago, Ill. 10/12/2022)    

From the Armed Citizen® Archives - Sept. 2, 1987

When 85-year-old Fred Fugler heard several people breaking into his Lexington, N.C., home in the early morning, he took prompt action. Reaching for his .22-cal. pistol, Fugler fired twice, wounding one suspect who was later arrested with two other individuals on counts of first-degree burglary. Police detectives said no charges would be filed against the homeowner. (The Journal, Winston-Salem, N.C.)

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