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mother and her 13-year-old son were at the corner store when two men approached
them and opened fire, shooting the teen in both feet. The mother responded by pulling out her gun and returning fire. She said she recognized one of the suspects as a
man who had been harassing her for years. She had been so concerned about the harassment
that she got a concealed carry license. The suspects fled, firing as they ran, but were later captured. One was being held on $250,000 bond, and police say charges are pending against the
other man involved in the incident. The 13-year-old has been discharged from the hospital and
is recovering. (myfox28columbus.com, Columbus, Ohio, 11/11/2014)

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an Antonio police said a wouldbe robber of a Subway restaurant
was stopped by a man with a gun.
Witnesses said the suspect demanded
money from an employee and threatened to shoot. That's when a man who
had been waiting outside saw what
was going on, entered the establishment, drew his concealed handgun and
pointed it at the suspect. The miscreant
then ran away without taking anything.
No injuries were reported. (San Antonio
Express-News, San Antonio, Texas,
11/19/2014)

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wo Orange County brothers,
Barry and Terah Frost, secured
their elderly mother in an interior
room of their residence before investigating a suspicious noise in the wee
hours of the morning. A 23-year-old
armed stranger had entered the home.
After Barry found the man in the basement, the intruder attacked, punching
him and brandishing a knife. Terah
then entered the room and shot and
killed the intruder. Police said the crime
appeared to be random. (Times-Mail,
Bedford, Ind., 11/26/14)

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hile Ted Moss was walking
his dogs in Grant Park one day,
he saw a buck and a doe. The
doe ran off, but the buck came out of the
woods and attacked Rowdy, the man's
black Labrador. Moss, who has a concealed carry permit, fired his pistol to run
the buck off. Rowdy was taken to a veterinarian for emergency surgery and was
expected to recover. Though such deer
attacks are rare, the Milwaukee County

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Parks Department advises people to
keep dogs on leashes, especially during
deer mating season. (WISN-TV,
Milwaukee, Wis., 11/6/2014)

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man who brought a 13-inch
serrated hunting knife to the
supermarket learned that picking an argument with a stranger can
be a bad idea. Police reported that the
knife-wielder confronted an older man
for "looking at [him] for no reason," and
threatened to "cut" him. The man asked
the aggressor several times to drop the
knife, but he refused and charged at the
older man, who has a valid permit to
carry a firearm. The older man defended
himself with his 9 mm Glock, sending
the assailant to the hospital with a groin
injury. (Philly Confidential Daily News,
Philadelphia, Pa., 10/29/2014)

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n Election Day 2014, Jonathan
McCormick was at home watching television. His wife was
asleep nearby and his children were out
playing when a man wearing a
bandanna entered, stuck a pistol to
McCormick's head and demanded money. McCormick emptied his pockets, but
the robber demanded more. While the
suspect turned his focus to McCormick's

wife, McCormick went into another
room and retrieved a .45-caliber pistol.
He pointed it at the masked man and
repeatedly asked him to leave. Instead,
the trespasser raised his gun,
prompting McCormick to shoot him.
The robber later died. While no charges
were filed against him, McCormick has
received threats against his family via
social media. He responded, "What
would you do if someone came in and
pointed a gun at your family? Who
wouldn't do the same?" (The Tennessean,
Antioch, Tenn., 11/16/2014)

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olice arrested a 32-year-old North
Hills-area man for allegedly trying
to rape a woman while she was
sleeping. The woman awoke with a man
on top of her making sexual advances.
She resisted, screamed and pulled his
hair before freeing herself and running
to the closet for a shotgun. The woman
pointed the gun at the intruder and
told him to get out of the house. He
began dressing frantically and fled, but
not before she recognized him as the
son of a neighbor. Later, the suspect
was arrested, arraigned on numerous
charges and committed to the county
jail. (New Castle News, New Castle, Pa.,
11/11/2014)

If you have a firsthand "Armed Citizen" experience,
call NRA-ILA PR/Communications at (703) 267-1193.
Studies indicate that firearms are used more than 2 million times a year for personal protection,
and that the presence of a firearm, without a shot being fired, prevents crime in many instances.
Shooting usually can be justified only where crime constitutes an immediate, imminent threat
to life, limb, or, in some cases, property. Anyone is free to quote or reproduce these accounts.
Send clippings via e-mail to armedcitizen@nrahq.org, or by mail to "The Armed Citizen," 11250
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