Sullivan County, TN, February 13, 2019 (WJHL News 11)
This first example is the type of case you only would have seen on the national news if the law-abiding citizen wasn’t here with a gun to stop the attack. A shooting at a dentist office in Colonial Heights, Tennessee was stopped by Larry Seagroves, a concealed handgun permit holder.…
Weston, Massachussetts, January 28, 2019 (Fox News)
A gun-wielding good Samaritan brought a harrowing road rage incident to a safe end, reportedly stopping a driver who’d been racing through Massachusetts — with a 65-year-old man clinging to the hood of his SUV.
An unidentified person ordered Mark Fitzgerald, 37, at gunpoint out of his SUV, allowing Richard Kamrowski to climb down from the car unscathed, police said.
Seattle, Washington, November 2, 2018 (Q13 FOX News)
An armed bystander chased after the suspect in a domestic-violence stabbing at Seattle Center on Friday afternoon, backing him down until another man pepper-sprayed the suspect and police eventually Tazed and arrested him. . . .
The armed man, Scott Brown, works at one of the stands in The Armory, the food-court area in the Seattle Center where the stabbing took place.
“He’s my hero,” he said. “Because I can only imagine how it would’ve went if he wasn’t armed. We might not be here having this interview.” . . .
He said he heard more than 15 shots fired. . . .
— Markus Washington to WAFF Channel 48 News
The national media has picked up on this story because the killer, Gregory Bush, is racist. But they are ignoring the fact that a white civilian with a concealed handgun permit stopped the attack. Both the people murdered at the Koger — Maurice Stallard, 69, and Vickie Jones, 67 — were black.…
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 26, 2018 (FOX6 News)
An attempted robbery at a Milwaukee gas station was thwarted when a citizen shot the robber, according to police.
It happened Thursday evening, July 26 near 35th and Silver Spring.
Milwaukee police say a person outside the Citgo gas station shot the alleged robbery suspect in the butt.
UPDATE: It is now clear that the good Samaritan is the one who wounded the criminal who had shot the one police officer four times and was shooting at the other officer. The video that provides that information is from CBS Channel 2 in Chicago.
Original: From the Chicago Sun-Times:
A man with a concealed-carry license was commended for coming to the aid of Cicero police who were engaged in a shootout with a man who shot and wounded an officer near the Stevenson Expressway Thursday, authorities said.
Update: From Fox 32 WOFL in Orlando, Florida.
Titusville Police still have not released the name of the man who stopped the shooter at a park on Saturday, but they are calling him a hero.
The gunshots still echo across social media, after the emcee at Titusville’s Peace in the City event posted a Facebook live video of the shooting.
Houston Husband saves wife from two armed robbers who attacked when she got out of her car. This happened around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at a home in southeast Houston near Scott St and Airport Blvd.
From KHOU 11 in Houston, Texas.
Atlanta, Georgia, June 16, 2018 (WSB-TV Channel 2)
Three would-be robbers are in the hospital after the couple they targeted pulled a gun and fought back. . . .
Investigators said three people followed a couple out of the grocery store along Wesley Chapel Road and into the parking lot.
“We believe that there may have been some sort of crime that was intended to happen at that time, whether it was a robbery or a carjacking, we really don’t know right now,” said Shiera Campbell with the DeKalb County Police Department.