Armed Defender Stops Four Robbers in Chicago

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U.S.A.-( Crime happens everywhere. It was an hour before dawn on a Monday morning when a driver was attacked in his parked car on Chicago’s West Side. A car pulled up next to him. There were several teenagers inside, with some reports saying there were three and some reports saying four teenagers inside. One of the teenagers got out and pointed a firearm at the intended victim. The robbers told the victim to hand over his belongings.

The victim got out of his car. News reports say there was a struggle, but we don’t know who grabbed who. We know that the attacker outside of the car had a gun, but we don’t know how the other attackers were armed. We know that the defender had his Illinois Firearms Owners Identification card in his wallet. We know he legally owned a handgun. The defender had a concealed carry permit and was carrying concealed this December morning.

The defender shot one of his attackers in the shoulder. We don’t know if the wounded attacker dove into the car or if he stayed at the scene of the attack. The defender also shot the getaway driver in the temple. The getaway car crashed nearby and one of the robbers in the back seat broke his leg. Police later report that four suspects were arrested.

The defender was a 56-year-old man. He called 911 for help and remained near the scene. He gave a brief statement to the police. He was neither arrested nor charged with a crime.

Several gangs of young, armed men had been working the area and robbing people on the street. Another robber was shot in the head a few hours earlier when a 23-year-old woman defended herself. In total, there were over 40 victims of armed robbery and carjacking since Friday. News reports did not mention recovering the attacker’s firearm.

The teen who was shot in the head was in critical condition at Mt. Sinai hospital. The teen who was shot in the shoulder was listed in serious condition at Stroger Hospital. The third injured robber with a broken leg was taken to an area hospital for treatment and was listed in fair condition. The attackers in custody are believed to be 15 to 18 years old. The getaway car was reported as stolen

This story is one of many that goes underreported by the mainstream media because it shows a positive image of a law-abiding gun owner using a firearm to defend themselves. It is our responsibility at AmmoLand to bring these stories to you. While we will continue to report these stories, groups like the Crime Prevention Research Center, led by Dr. John Lott, are fastidious in studying the use of firearms for self-defense. Stay up to date with all news on self-defense by following CPRC and Ammoland.

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About Rob Morse

Rob Morse writes about gun rights at Ammoland, at Clash Daily, at Second Call Defense, and on his SlowFacts blog. He hosts the Self Defense Gun Stories Podcast and co-hosts the Polite Society Podcast. Rob was an NRA pistol instructor and combat handgun competitor.Rob Morse


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Criminals clearly do not fear the police, prosecutors, judges, corrections officers, parole officers, other criminals in jail. If we want criminals to stop committing crimes, then they must learn to fear the armed citizen and they must learn that their crimes will not payoff for them. Only then will criminals stop committing crimes.


There’s a very insidious program developed by two social(ists) scientists that obama released into the country’s bar associations called Restorative Justice. Here’s a link to a 96 page ebook used to promote this odious concoction. It is guaranteed those 4 thugs have experienced Restorative Justice in their pathetic young lives. I consider the program a liberal form of reparations, without calling it that. The promoters think the judicial system has treated blacks worse than others, so letting the thugs off easy for their crimes today makes right centuries of holding people accountable for their actions. It’s what’s fueling this… Read more »


That’s the program that allowed Cruz the Parkland killer to avoid Felony convictions that would have bared him from purchasing firearms!
Thank you Obama!

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I am reading what you stated and thinking about the oriental man that had his car stolen and was killed by two black female teenagers that were sent to juvi until they become adults and are set free. Something that should have been at least a 10 year or more sentence changed to 2 or 3 years. Still infuriates me.



And the answer is!!! Constitutional carry all across America without any state being able to override it. Governors doing so shall be fined, jailed and kicked out of office with no exception.


Too bad he couldn’t put lights out on all four of those feral rats. Since 1990, I go nowhere without my carry piece. A compact .45 Auto along with a hi-cap 1911 .45 Auto mounted by my right knee- on a commercial magnet-center console of my RAM truck.(Doesn’t make sense to have a piece on my person, under several layers of clothes and a seatbelt when someone pulls up and points a gun). I’m almost ready to start carrying my Mossberg Shockwave 12 ga – just can’t figure out where to mount it without it being obviously visible and hard… Read more »


I know what you mean. Sometimes I use drive-up ATM’s when I need cash. I’ve read where thugs like to approach the car at the ATM stick a gun in the open driver side window. Scary place to find one’s self if you’re not prepared. I always scope the area for visible street urchins before driving up. I fold my mirror in tight and I get so close to the ATM it would be nearly impossible to stick your arm into my window and of course my SR40 is lying on my lap ready to go to work. I don’t… Read more »


There will be a camera system to record it that can collaborate your story.


Since I stopped smoking my ashtray in my Ram holds my Hellcat. Fits perfect. Both are the best thing I have ever done for my health.

Handy N Handsome

There is a commercial being run over and over by one of the non-profit gun grabbers saying that guns are the #1killer of children. These must be the children they speak of


They lie! The New England Journal of Medicine has consistently reported that Motor Vehicle Accidents of all kind are the number one cause of death among children!


Of course they are. Last count – about 35,000 Americans killed every year? That’s 100 a DAY !!!! Maybe a few less….but no where near HONEST people killed by guns.


Will we ever see facts and truth about how many lives the covid vaccine is taking? I don’t know if I can trust anything anyone says anymore because everything is wealth or politically driven. Look at Fauci, I don’t recall over and over again. If that is the case, should he have been in the position he was at the time?


and we all know the truth is that our terrorist supporting liar and thief president in charge is the one killing them by supporting more terrorists coming into our country carrying drugs for the cartels and keeping the boarder open and not shutting the gate. I call it the obiden loop hole so the demonrats can relate to it.

He knows how dangerous it is and that is why he or his dumb ass kamalatoe wont visit.