The Armed Citizen® November 4, 2019

posted on November 4, 2019
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Two men allegedly impersonating FBI agents attempted to force their way into an Española, N.M., apartment around 4 a.m. One intruder was armed with what was later discovered to be a pellet gun with a laser pointer taped to the top of it. The homeowner announced several times that he was armed. After the intruder with the gun entered the apartment living room, the homeowner fired, fatally striking him. The intruder, a 31-year-old man, was later transported to the hospital where he died. The other suspect fled the scene and has yet to be identified. The armed citizen was not charged. (Rio Grande Sun, Española, N.M., 8/15/2019)

The Armed Citizen Extra
A woman in Cherokee County defended herself from a repeat aggressor one Tuesday night. When a strange man began banging on the doors and windows of her house, the Oklahoma homeowner asked him to leave. He first backed off into a yard, but then returned even more aggressive. After arming herself with a gun, the homeowner confronted him, at which point the man threatened to kill her. When he began to come at her, she fired on him twice, killing him. (Muskogee Phoenix, Muskogee, Okla., 9/11/19)

From the Armed Citizen® Archives
November 1981
Freddie Malone watched from his wheelchair as a criminal walked out of his Houston, Tex., home carrying his television set. But he wasn't going to let the man beat him up, too. As the crook advanced he pulled a pistol and fired once, killing the attacker. (The Post, Houston, Tex.)


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