close

Privacy guaranteed - Your email is not shared with anyone.

CCW sheepdog foils robbery with headshot.

Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by Electrikkoolaid, Jul 6, 2012.

  1. Electrikkoolaid

    Electrikkoolaid Grape flavored!

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2010
    Messages:
    810
    Likes Received:
    0
    Robber enter convenience store and pulls a gun on clerk.

    Shopper in store, seeing the robber, pulls his own weapon and takes one shot.

    Robber leaves on stretcher, airlifted to local trauma center in critical condition.

    Full story here.
     
  2. bigbluedodge

    bigbluedodge

    Joined:
    May 19, 2012
    Messages:
    94
    Likes Received:
    0
    Looks like it worked out for the guy CC'ing, I hate seeing the ones where they arrest the guy for shooting when he was not in danger!
     

  3. GlocknSpiehl

    GlocknSpiehl NRA Life Member Silver Member

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2002
    Messages:
    2,656
    Likes Received:
    320
    Location:
    Miami, FL
  4. coachrowsey

    coachrowsey

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2008
    Messages:
    88
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Best hotel rooms in the USA
  5. 3rdgen40

    3rdgen40 .45 fanatic

    Joined:
    May 3, 2008
    Messages:
    7,705
    Likes Received:
    5
    Location:
    Arkansas
    Sheepdog? Is that his GT handle?
     
  6. Chris Brines

    Chris Brines

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2012
    Messages:
    480
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Houston
    As far as I am concerned, if someone walks into a store that I am in, or any member of my family is in, pulls a GUN for criminal actions, our lives are in danger. Whether he points it at us or directly threatens us with it or not, it is still a situation I'd be scared for my life. And I'd be damned if I sat there trying to guage and predict an obviously dangerous person's next move, because I am more concerned with not going to jail, than defending my own life and that of my family. I'd have done the same thing only a double or triple tap.

    As far as I'm concerned if the "criminal justice" system wasn't so F'd up we wouldn't have these problems to begin with. I'd be willing to bet this wasn't this guy's first time doing this, and I bet he's been to jail a few times already.
     
    Last edited: Jul 6, 2012
  7. sheepdog

    sheepdog Texan

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2001
    Messages:
    455
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Texas
    Generic sheepdog, wasn't me, man.
     
  8. janice6

    janice6 Silver Member

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2006
    Messages:
    34,347
    Likes Received:
    19,436
    Location:
    minnesota

    This seems to be a reasonable approach.
     
  9. bigbluedodge

    bigbluedodge

    Joined:
    May 19, 2012
    Messages:
    94
    Likes Received:
    0
    Dont get me wrong, I agree with you, but it is stupid that sometimes people get detained for that same thing. How do you consider yourself not in danger if you are in the same room with a guy shooting people, even if you are near the door!
     
  10. 3rdgen40

    3rdgen40 .45 fanatic

    Joined:
    May 3, 2008
    Messages:
    7,705
    Likes Received:
    5
    Location:
    Arkansas
    :rofl:
     
  11. Drain You

    Drain You NRA member

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2012
    Messages:
    1,846
    Likes Received:
    2

    I 100% agree with you.
     
  12. Hour13

    Hour13 Tah-dah!

    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2011
    Messages:
    2,139
    Likes Received:
    2
    Location:
    San Antonio, TX
    I do love a happy ending.
    :supergrin:
     
  13. TJS

    TJS

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2003
    Messages:
    1,155
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Sweet Tea Country!
    from the story link in the first post: At the time of the incident, Vann was being sought by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms for outstanding narcotics and firearm violations." Seems the suspect was wanted. Good to see the good guy was not charged.
     
  14. Chris Brines

    Chris Brines

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2012
    Messages:
    480
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Houston
    Even if I am walking OUT the door, or hell if I am already in the parking lot, and someone starts shooting people INSIDE whatever building we are imagining here, I'd genuinely fear my life is in danger. I'd DEFINITELY do the same thing in that case. Yet another reason not to let them step all over your states self defense laws.
     
    Last edited: Jul 7, 2012
  15. Dukeboy01

    Dukeboy01 Pretty Ladies!

    Joined:
    Apr 30, 2000
    Messages:
    2,828
    Likes Received:
    579
    Location:
    Lexington, KY
    Open carry could have prevented this.
     
  16. Cavalry Doc

    Cavalry Doc MAJ (USA Ret.)

    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2005
    Messages:
    34,969
    Likes Received:
    11
    Location:
    Republic of Texas
    That sounds pretty good. Unfortunate that they printed his name in the story though.
     
  17. RightGlock1

    RightGlock1

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2010
    Messages:
    1,329
    Likes Received:
    0
    + 1000. I've never understood why the media does this.
    (Other than to create more news). The CHL holder, just gets a target put on him not only by the media, but the perps family and associates. If the dead or wounded perp's friends or family are looking for payback, the media has just handed them the person on a silver platter. Amazing that even with their seemingly limited brain capacity for good, gang bangers know how to use social media and the internet to find what they need. I know the CHL has already defended themselves, but why make an already stressful situation worse by putting their ID out to the world.
     
  18. pipedreams

    pipedreams Member

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2011
    Messages:
    9,788
    Likes Received:
    1,268
    Location:
    S. E. Iowa

    :agree:+1
    Yes just look at what their doing to Zman in FL. If he had not had his gun most likely he would of been found dead or in a coma and the story read that he was attacked by unknown assailant or assailants.
     
  19. Cavalry Doc

    Cavalry Doc MAJ (USA Ret.)

    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2005
    Messages:
    34,969
    Likes Received:
    11
    Location:
    Republic of Texas

    I'd do my best to remain anonymous. But sometimes that is not possible. George Zimmerman is a good example.
     
    Last edited: Jul 8, 2012