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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

61-Year-Old Detroit Man Shoots Armed Robber

Darius Summers is easy-going. He’s a musician who turned 61 years old this week. And he recently received his concealed-carry license. On Sunday, a teenager learned that last bullet point the hard way.

WDIV-TV is reporting that Summers walked to a gas station near his home for a cup of early morning coffee. Once inside the store, an armed 16-year-old boy—thinking the man was an easy target—stuck his gun in Summers’ back and demanded his weapon. “I said, ‘All I want to do is leave,’” Summers told reporters. “He said, ‘You can't leave.’”

Summers decided that he wasn’t going to be made a statistic, so he pulled his gun and shot the boy in the abdomen. The suspect picked up the gun he had dropped and stumbled out of the store, where he was quickly arrested for assault and various felony firearm violations. “I didn't shoot to kill, I shot to save his life,” Summers added.