The Armed Citizen® February 5, 2024

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posted on February 5, 2024
The Armed Citizen

On the morning of Nov. 5, 2023, a property owner in Brazos County, Texas, was forced to defend himself against an armed trespasser. The suspect allegedly first fired gunshots onto the property, then trespassed onto it and, with a gun in each hand, advanced on the property owner. As he advanced, the suspect allegedly threatened to shoot the homeowner and claimed he had shot his mother, which never happened. The property owner shot the suspect in self-defense. The man was rushed to the hospital and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The arrest report noted the suspect was behaving erratically and may have been under the influence of drugs. (kbtx.com, Bryan, Texas, 11/23/23)


Two men in Shelby, N.C., got into a public argument on Nov. 7, 2023, and then went their separate ways. However, one of the men reportedly returned with a gun and shot the other man in the face and shoulder. A woman witnessed the attack, drew her own firearm and shot the assailant five times in defense of the victim. At the time of the report, the assailant was in critical condition, the victim was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries and no charges were expected against the armed defender. (shelbystar.com, Shelby, N.C., 11/7/23)

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