The Armed Citizen® October 16, 2020

A licensed concealed-carry holder used her firearm to prevent a suspect from fleeing after a fatal stabbing inside a supermarket.

by posted on October 16, 2020
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A West Virginia woman successfully detained an intruder with her 20-gauge shotgun after discovering him hiding in her closet in the early hours of the morning. Police responded to the call from the woman’s mother, a resident of the home, who told them that her daughter was holding the stranger at gunpoint. When police arrived they determined the 27-year-old man, who was wearing some of the woman’s clothes, was homeless. He was charged with one count of burglary, and was held on $100,000 bond. The police chief reminded reporters that in West Virginia homeowners are permitted to operate under the state’s so-called Castle Doctrine, in which a lawful occupant of a home is justified in using reasonable and proportionate force on an intruder. “They’re (putting) their own life at risk if they meet the wrong homeowner,” he told local press. (newsandsentinel.com; 1/8/19)

A licensed concealed-carry holder used her pistol to prevent a suspect from fleeing after a fatal stabbing inside a Michigan supermarket. The woman had witnessed the multiple stabbing of the 85-year-old victim and drew her firearm, ordering the 29-year-old man to the floor, where he remained until police arrived and took him into custody.  (fox8.com; 9/17/20)

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