The Armed Citizen® November 4, 2016

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posted on November 4, 2016
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Detroit carjacking suspects got a surprise when they picked an armed citizen as their target. Two men in a vehicle drove up near a man in his car late one evening. One of the criminals then got out, walked toward his target, pulled a gun and ordered the driver to exit his car. The motorist acted like he was complying, but he held a surprise for his attackers—he had a license to carry and was armed. After he got out of his automobile, the assailant and the driver exchanged gunfire, with the attacker taking a shot to the body. The injured bad guy climbed back into his car and his accomplice took him to a hospital. Police later arrested the suspects. (The Detroit News, Detroit, MI, 7/26/16) 

The Armed Citizen® Extra
Shortly before 4 a.m. on a Friday, a woman was awakened by the sounds of people breaking into her home. Upon hearing the noise, the woman grabbed her gun. After they kicked in her front door she shot one man in the torso, killing him, while the others fled the scene. (The Brunswick News, Brunswick, GA, 9/16/16)

From the Armed Citizen® Archives
November 1962
After being ordered by an armed bandit to surrender the contents of the cash register in his liquor store south of Wilmington, Del., proprietor Renato Giovannozzi opened the register drawer with one hand and, with the other, grabbed a .38 revolver from his shelf. He fired several shots, critically wounding his assailant and sending an accomplice fleeing from the scene. (Wilmington Morning News, Wilmington, DE)

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