The Armed Citizen® May 28, 2013

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posted on May 28, 2013
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Lee Heng, 63, was asleep when two suspects allegedly scaled the wall and entered Heng's second-story apartment through the bathroom window. Heng woke to the sound of his 14-year-old son screaming. Realizing his son was in danger, Heng jumped out of bed and grabbed his gun. The armed intruders confronted Heng and a struggle ensued. Heng fired several shots which caused the men to flee. One suspect suffered fatal gunshot wounds and the second suspect was reportedly still at large. It's believed that the suspects were attempting to rob the jewelry store Heng runs on the first floor of his home. (TheBlaze.com, Philadelphia, PA, 4/1/13)

Two teens have been arrested in connection to an alleged break-in at an Oasis Gas Station in Shingleton. Police say the two suspects broke in to the gas station wearing ski masks and proceeded to the cash register. The two suspects were unaware that the gas station owner and Iraq war veteran Shawn Schank was still in the building. Police say that Schank ran towards the suspects and kicked one of them to the ground. He then retrieved his AR-15 from his office and ordered them to leave the business. According to police, one of the suspects peeled his mask off and pleaded that Schank not shoot him. They then fled on foot as Schank called 911. Police say that Schank recognized the face of the suspect that removed his mask, which led to the arrest of the two individuals. (Uppermichiganssource.com, Shingleton, MI, 4/29/13)

From The Armed Citizen Archives

October 1970: Mrs. Wesley Heinrich of Redding, Calif., returned home to find two men burglarizing her house. Seeing the culprits run into the brush surrounding her home, Mrs. Heinrich ducked inside the house and came out with a .22 rifle. She flushed the pair and held them until police arrived. (Daily News, Red Bluff, Calif.)

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