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Handgun Carry Permit Holders Justifiably Defend Themselves: Stories of Defensive Gun Use (March 2016)

21 Mar , 2016  

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Residents on the east side of St. Paul say they’re fed up with crime and they point to Monday’s assault of a neighbor as the last straw.

The neighbor, 32-year-old Bruce Chang, bears the ugly facial wounds that nearly cost him his left eye. He was attacked by a group of young men who were gambling on his driveway, blocking his access as he returned home from work.

What they didn’t know: Chang’s wife was armed, and nearby.

Man eating Whataburger Shoots Armed Robber

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DALLAS – Two armed robbers picked the wrong victim in northwest Dallas.

Police said they approached a man eating his dinner in the parking lot of Whataburger at Inwood Road and Lemmon Avenue and tried to rob him around 1 a.m.Thursday morning. The man was an off-duty, but armed security guard. He shot and killed one of the robbers. The other ran away.

Licensed handgun carrier thwarts robbery

Tyler, Texas (Family Dollar Store)

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A robbery attempt was thwarted by a licensed handgun holder Tuesday night.

The Tyler Police Department responded to a report of a robbery about 8 p.m. outside the Family Dollar store, 3505 Frankston Highway, according to a news release.

The officers met with two victims who said they had come to the store to purchase a dog after seeing on advertisement on social media.
When they arrived, they were met by a single black male who led them around the building to make the transaction. As they turned the corner they were confronted by several more black men who yelled at them to get on the ground. The victims believe one of the suspects pointed a handgun at them, but could not be certain due to poor lighting conditions.
One of the victims, who has a valid Texas handgun license, drew his weapon and pointed it at the suspects. The suspects fled, and the victims went inside and asked store employees to call the police.

 

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