Bistro County is located just a few miles east of Austin. From today’s Austin Statesman:
. . . “Freeze!” Scott Perkins yelled as he pulled out his concealed handgun, pointing at the suspect.
“I’m alive today because of him,” the deputy, 23-year-old Dylan Dorris said Wednesday, reflecting on the events surrounding a disturbance call outside a Bastrop County gas station Jan.
From Inside Edition (July 27, 2016):
Cpl. Michael Wheeler of Ohio’s Mt. Vernon Police Department owes his life to a brave civilian who stepped forward with a drawn gun.
Wheeler said he was being attacked by a homeless man who later acknowledged to officers that he was high on crystal meth.
May 12, 2015: A case in northwest Oklahoma City, Oklahoma where a police officer was beaten on his head with his baton. The rookie officer was “seriously injured.” The civilian who used his gun to stop the attacker “may have saved officer’s life.”
In this case, it isn’t clear if the civilian who rescued the officer had a concealed handgun permit.…
On May 5th in Oklahoma City,when a young police officer was being savagely beaten by burglar with the officer’s baton, a concealed hand permit holder came to the aid of the officer and stopped the attack. The two burglars in this case have been in the Oklahoma county jail a combined total of 70 times (see end of video clip). …