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couple driving their vehicle through a Walmart parking lot in
Fresno, Calif., slowed as a man approached them for unknown reasons.
The husband got out of their vehicle, and the stranger suddenly charged
at him with a knife, causing him to back up several yards. The wife stepped out
of the vehicle and shot the assailant once with her handgun, striking him in the
throat from 30 feet and instantly ending the attack. The injured man was taken
to a hospital and listed in critical condition. The incident was all caught on the
store's parking-lot security video, and no charges are expected to be filed
against the woman who defended her husband. (fresnobee.com, and abc30.com,
Fresno, Calif., 5/4/21)
n Brunswick, Ga., a call for a Papa John's
pizza delivery came in around 11 p.m. on
Saturday, June 7. When the delivery driver
arrived at the given address, he found
what seemed to be a vacant mobile home.
However, a man was there and threatened
the delivery driver with a knife. To defend
himself, the driver drew his firearm and
shot the assailant, killing him. According to
the Georgia Department of Corrections,
the deceased suspect was a repeat
offender who had been released from
prison after serving 15 years for armed
robbery. The delivery driver has not been
charged with any violations. (news4jax.com,
Jacksonville, Fla., 6/7/21)
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group of contractors was renovating
Maggiano's Little Italy restaurant
in Richmond Heights, Mo., early in the
morning on June 17, when a man broke
into the building through the front
entrance of the restaurant and confronted
them. The intruder then allegedly charged
at one of the workers. However, he had
chosen to charge at the one contractor
who was armed with a handgun, and who
quickly responded by shooting the alleged
assailant in the lower body. The wounded
man was taken to a nearby hospital
where he underwent surgery and is
expected to survive. (fox2now.com,
and ksdk.com, Richmond Heights,
Mo., 6/17/21)
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n associate was opening Hatcher's
Auto Transmission Center in
Birmingham, Al., early on the morning
of Saturday, June 19, when an armed
man allegedly entered the business
and attempted to rob the worker. The
associate, however, was also armed and
was able to defend himself, shooting
the intruder. Responding fire and rescue
service members pronounced the
suspected robber deceased upon their
arrival, and police located a handgun
near the assailant. The auto worker
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remained on the scene and was fully
cooperating with the investigation.
Court records show that this was not the
first time the suspect was involved in a
robbery and charged, and his latest court
proceedings had extended his probation
through 2024. (al.com and msn.com,
Birmingham, Al., 6/19/21)
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t 10:45 p.m. on July 4 in Chicago, Ill., a
trio of people were standing in an alley
when a 33-year-old man allegedly began
shooting at them, killing one 45-year-old
woman and wounding the other two (a
49-year-old man and a 32-year-old man). A
concealed-carry license holder who witnessed
this attack drew his own gun and shot the
attacker in the arm and hip. The suspect
was taken to the hospital and stabilized.
He is reportedly being charged with one
count of murder for the death of the woman
shot in the head, two counts of attempted
murder and one count of aggravated assault
with a firearm. (chicago.suntimes.com, and
fox32chicago.com, Chicago, Ill., 7/4/21)
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n Sunday, June 20, in Carlisle, Ohio,
two armed men allegedly entered
a pizza business, attempting to rob it.
The men, one of them wielding a large
crowbar and the second a knife, sprinted
toward the employees. An employee who
is also a concealed carrier pulled his
firearm and shot one of the attackers.
The second suspect ran out of the
business and was still on the run,
according to the sheriff's office. In
January, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed
an expanded stand-your-ground law that
said " a person has no duty to retreat
before using force in self-defense,
defense of another, or defense of that
person's residence if that person is in a
place in which the person lawfully has
a right to be. " Accordingly, no charges
are expected to be filed against the
employee. (foxnews.com and whio.com,
New Carlisle, Ohio, 6/20/21)
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