This is consistent with FBI reports which show that when an attacker is confronted by an armed bystander, casualties are either prevented or mitigated.
Some observations from the video of the shooting at Kam’s Market, in Bay Point, California, December 2019, where the clerk shot and killed the Robbery suspect.
Let’s hail the courage and tenacity of a Florida woman who, despite being eight months pregnant, used an AR-15 rifle to defend her husband and daughter from violent home invaders.
The Hot Springs Police Department says the 23-year-old victim was shot in his home during an apparent robbery by two male assailants…
The robbers left the bedroom and went downstairs in search of money. By the time they headed back up the stairway, the homeowner had retrieved his own pistol.
A 33-year-old had reportedly forced himself through the home’s back door and attacked the female victim with a sledgehammer and wooden chair.
A 17-year-old passenger pulled a gun and tried to rob the driver. The cab driver pulled out a gun and shot the would-be robber.
You can never tell what a potential intruder is going to do. Normal citizens fall into the trap of believing the criminal will do what they themselves would do if they were the opponent.
The intruder has been charged with first-degree burglary, second-degree kidnapping and assault with a deadly weapon and is being held on $102,500 bail.
Police say the suspect could be seen running toward Kenilworth Avenue. Officers brought in a K9 to help track the suspect, but couldn’t locate him.
In the course of the investigation, detectives determined that the intruder had forced entry into the home prior to the victim locating him in the bedroom.
According to police, a 17-year-old male juvenile resident knew the would-be intruder from “previous encounters” and knew the intruder possessed a firearm.
Conceal carry holders are trained on how and when to use their weapons, and this outcome could not have gone better, said Ashwaubenon Public Safety Capt. Jody Crocker.
“I’d point to the fact that we really haven’t seen this problem in our schools until Americans adopted gun-free-zone policies throughout the states,”—State Rep. Patrick Neville
West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Police say a man is dead after being shot by the owner of the store he was trying to rob in West Philadelphia on Thursday night.
What appears to the intended victim as a simple vehicle theft turns out to be a hardened criminal who no doubt would have killed everyone in the home or nearby just to escape.
Pretty clearly a good self-defense shooting. There could have been additional robbers in the area so running away was not necessarily a bad decision.
The young mother asked the 911 dispatcher “I’ve got two guns in my hand, is it okay to shoot him if he comes in this door?”
The girlfriend told investigators that her boyfriend had assaulted her and ultimately fired a gun at her. She stated that she shot him immediately after he fired a handgun at her.
The knife fell to the ground, feet away from the men. The male suspect told his 23-year-old female accomplice to stab the officer. She picked up the knife and began was moving toward the officer