Robber Shot While Assaulting A Man At A Gas Station

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Robber Shot While Assaulting A Man At A Gas Station
Bob Irwin
Bob Irwin

USA –-( reports 07-07-2017 in Memphis, Tennessee, a suspected robber is in the hospital after police say he was shot while assaulting a man at a gas station.

The shooting happened at about 3:20 p.m. Friday on the 600 block of South Highland.

Police say the suspect entered the gas station and began assaulting a man. They say the robbery victim then pulled out a gun and shot the suspect.

The robber was hit by a bullet, but police say he was able to run out of the gas station. Police caught him outside of the business.

The suspect is in the hospital in non-critical condition.


Another perp picks the wrong victim.

If the idiot criminals keep being as stupid as this perp, someday we’ll run out of bad guys.

Across America about 15 % of the population now have concealed carry permits, aka government permission slips, to carry a firearm.

A dozen states let any citizen with a clean criminal history (and maybe some testing or training) carry firearms if they choose. (Constitutional Carry)

Bob Irwin, Las Vegas

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Bob is retired after 30 years of ownership of The Gun Store & Indoor Range in Las Vegas. He continues his 2A issues show “Fired Up with Bob Irwin” on YouTube and on KSHP 1400 AM radio (Sunday mornings at 9 a.m.) As a firearm instructor of Concealed Firearm Applicants, Armed Security Officer and Law Enforcement Academies over his career, Bob appears frequently as an expert witness for firearm & use of force cases in Federal, State and local courts.

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“Across America about 15 % of the population now have concealed carry permits . . . ”

Unless you’re including every adult in the states with Constitutional Carry, that number – 15% – is not correct. Even here in Texas – which is relatively gun-friendly – the percentage of people with concealed handgun licenses is in the low single digits.


Correct. I believe he meant to write, “… 15% of the (legal) gun-owning population…”

VE Veteran - Old Man's Club

Another one down. There IS no cure for stupid.


Two thumbs up !

Rich in Mo.

I wish you would compile some of these stories and read them on an audio book. I’d really enjoy listening to them before bedtime, they’re so soothing.