A couple driving their vehicle through a Walmart parking lot in Fresno, Calif., slowed as a man approached them for unknown reasons. The husband got out of their vehicle, and the stranger suddenly charged at him with a knife, causing him to back up several yards.
On the evening of May 21, a 33-year-old man walked into a barber shop in Riverside, Calif., apparently intent on causing harm. According to the Riverside Police Department, the suspect, an ex-employee, started a fight with a former co-worker.
On the evening of Nov. 3, 2020, in Lauderdale Lakes, Fla., a concealed-carry permit holder was forced to draw and use his firearm to protect himself and another person. The victims were approached by two armed men who attempted to rob them. Fearing for his life, the concealed-carry permit holder shot at the suspected robbers, wounding one of them.
On Oct. 11, 2020, three males forcibly entered a Monroe, La., home wearing hoodies and brandishing firearms while demanding money from a man inside the home. When the victim refused, one of the armed intruders struck him several times on the head with his gun.