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GreenStormCloud

(12,072 posts)
Wed Nov 28, 2012, 04:35 PM Nov 2012

CCWer shoots armed robber, 11/27/12


http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Would-be-Robber-Shot-At-Hialeah-Fruit-Stand-181065551.html

SNIP

Hialeah police said a man approached a fruit vendor, took out a gun and asked for money. That's when a third person at the scene took out his own gun and shot the suspect.

Police sifting through the evidence on scene, including this weapon that landed near a pineapple say the thief ended up critically hurt.

SNIP

The family of the person who allegedly shot the thief says he's a retired 68-year-old man who brings tamales to sell at the stand as a way to stay busy.

The alleged shooter's daughter told NBC 6, he was attacked and he had to defend himself or he would've been killed. She said her father has a permit to carry a gun.


Once again a CCWer uses his lawfully carried gun against a violent thug in the act of a violent crime. No innocent bystanders gunned down. No spray fire endangering hordes of babies and really old folks. Just a few bullets carefully planted in the body of the armed robber and the robbery is over.
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CCWer shoots armed robber, 11/27/12 (Original Post) GreenStormCloud Nov 2012 OP
It's dangerous to screw with geezers... shrdlu Nov 2012 #1
want to play the scale game? mikeysnot Nov 2012 #2
I wanna play Berserker Nov 2012 #4
Limit the comparisons to foks with CCWs and I will happily play. GreenStormCloud Nov 2012 #5
That "fucked up state" went for Obama. Twice. nt Eleanors38 Nov 2012 #10
What a rude toter. ileus Nov 2012 #3
Last night was a rough night for burglars in TX. GreenStormCloud Nov 2012 #6
Don't attack guys to old to fight, they may pull out a legal handgun and shoot you. Alternatively jody Nov 2012 #7
Old biker wisdom ProgressiveProfessor Nov 2012 #8
My father's wisdom Glassunion Nov 2012 #9

mikeysnot

(4,761 posts)
2. want to play the scale game?
Wed Nov 28, 2012, 04:44 PM
Nov 2012

For every one case like this, there are more that don't turn out..

From the same fucked up state.


Fla. Man Shoots, Kills Teen Over Loud Music
By Deanne Katz, Esq. on November 28, 2012 11:00 AM | No TrackBacks

A Georgia teenager was shot and killed over his loud music when he refused to turn it down on Friday, police said.

Michael Dunn, 45, approached Jordan Davis, 17, at a gas-station convenience store in Jacksonville, Fla., where they had both stopped. Dunn asked Davis to turn down the music in his car. When Davis refused, Dunn got into an argument with Davis and his friends.

To resolve the matter, Dunn brandished a gun and fired at least eight times. Now he's claiming his actions were in self-defense.

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/man-shoots-teen-loud-music-article-1.1209345

 

Berserker

(3,419 posts)
4. I wanna play
Wed Nov 28, 2012, 05:03 PM
Nov 2012

You are comparing a case that all facts are not in yet and you have already displayed yourself as the judge, jury and executioner of that case to a armed robbery suspect stopped by an armed citizen.
All you see in your hatred is the word GUN

GreenStormCloud

(12,072 posts)
5. Limit the comparisons to foks with CCWs and I will happily play.
Wed Nov 28, 2012, 05:10 PM
Nov 2012

It is very rare for a CCWer to wrongly shoot someone. It does happen, but rarely.

Texas has well over 500,000 people with CHL (Concealed Hangun License) but averages about one or two a year of those, who are convicted of murder. Some years - none. We also average about 50 civilian justifiable homicides per year. There is no reason to think that the Texas experience is different from other states with similar laws.

None CCW murders are in the hundreds per year. But those are criminals who are already violating bunches of laws.

GreenStormCloud

(12,072 posts)
6. Last night was a rough night for burglars in TX.
Wed Nov 28, 2012, 05:14 PM
Nov 2012

One shot in Houston and another in Grand Prairie. Both alive in hospital. No charges expected against the residents.

 

jody

(26,624 posts)
7. Don't attack guys to old to fight, they may pull out a legal handgun and shoot you. Alternatively
Wed Nov 28, 2012, 05:22 PM
Nov 2012

they could call 911 and wait thirty minutes or more for police to arrive and call an ambulance.

ProgressiveProfessor

(22,144 posts)
8. Old biker wisdom
Wed Nov 28, 2012, 06:33 PM
Nov 2012

Never pick a fight with an old guy. If you win there is was expected. If you lose, you will never live it down.

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