The Armed Citizen® November 11, 2016

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posted on November 11, 2016
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An assailant in West Philadelphia, Pa., lost his life after attacking his ex-girlfriend. The man tried to enter the residence through a downstairs kitchen window. Not one to stand idly by, the woman’s new boyfriend pushed the attacker back through the window and temporarily kept him at bay. Undeterred, the assailant made his way up to a second-floor bedroom window and successfully entered the home that way. The woman attempted to defend the home and got into an altercation with him. Her current boyfriend came to her defense, pulling a gun and firing a single shot at the intruder. Officers arrived, and the injured attacker was transported to a local hospital, where he later died. (ABC 6, West Philadelphia, PA, 8/25/16)

From the Armed Citizen® Archives
November 1981
When he heard the sounds of forcible entry at his family’s St. Paul, Minn., home, 11-year-old Craig Tschida grabbed a 20-ga. shotgun and went to investigate. A masked burglar took one look at the armed youngster and beat a quick retreat out the nearest window. (The Dispatch, St. Paul, MN)

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