Defensive Gun Use

Woman with a permitted concealed handgun apprehends 29-year-old man who stabbed 85-year-old at shopping center

29 Sep , 2020  

This incident occurred in Adrian, Michigan.

. . . officers found the victim between the automotive and sporting goods section, having been stabbed multiple times in the head and neck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police were able to take the suspect into custody without incident.

The suspect was a 29-year-old man from Adrian, according to a news release.

Emrick said that a woman with a concealed pistol license witnessed the stabbing taking place. She drew her pistol on the suspect and ordered him to the ground. The woman held the suspect at gunpoint until police arrived.

Shortly before 1:49 p.m., investigators found the suspect’s knife, which he threw into one of the shelves prior to laying down.

Emrick said there were multiple witnesses to the killing who detectives interviewed after the incident. . . .

Dmitriy Shapiro, “Man fatally stabbed at Adrian Meijer; suspect stopped by a woman with gun,” Daily Telegram, September 16, 2020.


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