News stories of civilian self-defense seldom receive adequate media coverage. After all, armed good guys stopping violent felons does not make headlines like the lives of innocents being taken. Bias and agendas play their part, but the media does not cover an event that did not happen, such as a case where a good guy stopped a violent event before it resulted in the loss of innocent life. However, these are exactly the type of stories we need to highlight to educate non gun owners before they head to the voting booth.
Georgia Gun Owner Stops Potential Mass Shooting at Bank
Alpharetta, GA – On Saturday, officers received a 9-1-1 call of alerting them to shooting at a Wells Fargo Bank in Alpharetta, Georgia. Upon arriving, officers found an armed citizen holding a thug at gunpoint. The suspect reportedly got into an argument with an on-again, off-again girlfriend and then shot her in the parking lot. Sadly, she died, but the armed Georgian stopped a potential mass shooting.
According to Alpharetta Police:
An armed witness who was driving by the bank heard the shot, got out to help, confronted the suspect, ordered the suspect to drop his weapon, and waited until our officers arrived on scene.
This crazed thug could have easily turned his firearm on bystanders inside the bank if it weren’t for the immediate reaction of an armed citizen. Alpharetta Police and the community are calling this citizen a hero.
In a Facebook post, they said:
In regards to the armed citizen who intervened until we arrived, we cannot express enough the appreciation we have for the partnership we have with our community.
The comments from local residents ranged from declaring this man a hero to saying, “That is exactly why I carry.”
Gun-grabbing Democrats would have us believe that law-abiding citizens are the reason there are so many homicides in America. This is is simply not true. Gun owners have stopped countless thugs and possible mass shootings by bravely protecting themselves and others with a firearm. In addition, cities with strict gun control have extreme amounts of murders and crime because thugs do not have to fear of citizens defending themselves with a gun. The City of Chicago is a prime example of this.
Second Amendment supporters will continue to follow the law and protect themselves and their loved ones as long as there is breath in their bodies.
Woman Shoots Attacker in Self-Defense
Chicago, IL – Felony charges were filed against a man accused of attacking a woman Sunday morning before she shot him in self-defense at a South Loop apartment building.
Brandon Williams, 30, is charged with one felony count each of aggravated domestic battery, aggravated domestic battery involving choking and possession of a weapon by a felon, according to Chicago police. He lives in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Williams started attacking the woman during an argument at 10:54 a.m. in an apartment in the 1000 block of South Clark Street, police said. The woman then shot him in the leg.
He was taken in serious condition to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, police said. The 29-year-old woman was taken to Stroger Hospital after suffering a broken hand, bruises, and lacerations. Police said the shooting appeared to be in self-defense.
Judge Stephanie K. Miller ordered Williams held without bail during a hearing Tuesday, according to Cook County court records. His next court date is March 18.
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