what would you do if you were a store owner....

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  1. Peter95

    Peter95

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    What do you do?

    You own a business and Someone comes in to
    rob your store. He has a knife but you are holstering your weapon. Do you draw or not?

    He threatens you he will use it if you don't give up the cash....
    Now, since you are the owner, you have a risk of having their friends or gang members after you.....

    So lets see some answers...
     
  2. g21owner

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    Shoot him, and being in CA hope to God I don't get sued
     

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    Of course I'm going to shoot him...and I'll be happy to shoot his friends if/when they come looking for payback. :wavey:

    This seems like such a no-brainer, I'm wondering what the purpose was in asking the question.:dunno:
     
  4. Grizzly16

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    My first instinct is with the others. Shoot him and any other gang members/friends that come your way looking to cause you bodily harm or loss.

    I understand the other side where someone is afraid of retaliation. But if that is the case would you let the robbery go un-reported to the police for fear that the gang would retaliate for the police coming after the robber? If so go ahead and sign over the shop or move locations because you have just become a honey pot for them.
     
  5. okie

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    Draw and fire:50cal: Never bring a knife to a gun fight:supergrin:
     
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    I can assure you that eventually the security tape of what I did would end up posted by someone on GT titled Good Guys: 1 Bad Guys: 0....
     
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    If I think he's seroious about using that knife and comes at me, I'll have no choice but to protect myself and anyone else in the store.

    Added note: If his buddies come looking for trouble in an attempt at retaliation, they can get the business end as well.
     
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    It would not end well for the would be robber.
     
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    Okie beat me to it :supergrin:
     
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    I own a business and OC, so it would be a stupid robber to begin with. I'd have a hard time drawing while laughing, as hard as I would, then shoot him.
     
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    Why ask?

    He has a knife and that knife can make you or I just as dead.Shoot him.
     
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    Got to make it through the next 5 minutes before worrying about tomorrow, next week, next month.
    He's toast right now.
     
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    Shoot him to death and he won't take the stand against you.
     
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    Shoot em and help the next customer in line.

    Last time I checked, a knife can kill
     
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    Why else would you be carrying a firearm except to protect yourself and your livelihood?
     
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    Save the taxpayers some money...
     
  18. JASV.17

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    So if knives kill people, then guns kill people too?

    Just giving you a hard time.

    Yes, I'd shoot him.
     
  19. Peter95

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    Ic. Just wanted to see what you guys would do. My parents would say that it is worth loosing some money to keep the bad guys from coming back in retaliation...

    This way is the safest for the workers and family
     
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    Shoot him, do the weekend at Bernie's deal, and his gang buddies will never know.