The shooting occurred on the evening of Jan. 6 when an armed, out-of-area man tried to rob a local man who was parked at the gas station. However, the local man, whose name is still being withheld, was carrying a permitted concealed weapon and returned fire.
Police said the owner caught the suspect, who is in his 50s, trying to steal property behind the business.
The store owner grabbed his gun and confronted the suspect, according to a sergeant at the scene.
An altercation occurred and the store owner shot the suspected burglar in the leg.
Another of our collection of concealed handgun permit holders who have stopped violent crime.
A man was shot and killed while trying to rob a cell phone store in Chicago on Saturday, police said.
The would-be robber entered the cell phone shop on the 3400 hundred block of West Chicago Avenue in Humboldt Park around 7 p.m.
An Uber Eats driver is counting his blessings after he and a wanna-be robber drew guns on each other while he was on a delivery….
Once he’d made the delivery and turned to walk back to his car, the driver saw a man standing ‘aggressively’ and very close behind him.
According to police, a pizza delivery driver turned the tables on some would-be robbers by pulling out his own weapon and trading shots with them in Nicholasville.
This happened outside of the Nicholasville Comfort Inn shortly after 8:30 p.m. on Saturday.
Police said an adult and a minor attempted to rob the Domino’s driver at gunpoint when the driver pulled out his own gun.
This is not meant to be an exhaustive list, but here are ten cases where law-abiding citizens, some of them concealed handgun permit holders fired at least 10 shots in self-defense.
A dozen shots fired, Columbus, Georgia, October 17, 2016
A Columbus homeowner opened fire on four men burglarizing his McNeese Drive home Monday afternoon, hitting at least one suspect, police say.
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.
September 11, 2020 After being shot by a fugitive who had shot a Georgia Deputy, Eddie Cloir was able to shoot and serious wound the attacker.
From the article at Fox 5 in Atlanta:
“I had a pistol and I reached for it and I was facing him and he shot me in the shoulder,” said Cloer.
Apparently, not only shouldn’t you bring a knife to a gun fight, but even a machete doesn’t do you much good.
A man who entered a Metairie convenience store armed with a machete and threatened an employee fled after he was confronted by a customer who was armed with a gun, according to authorities.
Here is another example where police have said that if it wasn’t for the presence of a legal concealed handgun permit holder many others could have been killed. Fortunately, one of the people wounded in the shooting had a permitted concealed handgun and was able to then get out of his car and shoot the attacker.…