The Armed Citizen® March 1, 2024

posted on March 1, 2024
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A store owner and concealed-carry license holder in Chicago, Ill., arrived at her convenience-store business the morning of Jan. 4, only to discover several robbers inside. The intruders reportedly fired shots at her, so she fired back, causing them all to flee. The store’s security video shows the robbers breaking the glass front door and taking money from the registers, and the store owner said it was the second robbery in a week. (, Chicago, Ill., 1/4/24)

In Houston, Texas, a woman was leaving an apartment complex the morning of Jan. 6 when two armed people allegedly pulled her back out of her pickup truck and held guns to her head. A friend of hers heard the commotion and came out of his apartment. Seeing the situation, he shot one of the assailants, killing him; the other would-be robber fled. (, Houston, Texas, 1/7/24)

A woman in Blair, Wis., called 911 to report that a man had kicked in a door of her home around 1:15 a.m. on Jan 1. The woman’s husband shot the intruder after he entered the house. The suspect was transported to the hospital by ambulance, but his condition was not otherwise reported. Police discovered that the alleged home invader had also broken into another residence where no one was home; the investigation was still ongoing. (, Eau Claire, Wis., 1/1/24)


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