March 27, 2019

Wednesday (Moderated) Open Thread (032719)

Filed under: Lucid Links — Tom @ 6:00 am

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Positivity: Armed Ohio Resident Faces Two Alleged Home Invaders, Shoots One

Filed under: 2nd Amendment,Positivity — Tom @ 5:55 am

A February story at Bearing Arms which makes important points:

Posted at 8:00 pm on February 21, 2019

If you have a concern about being face-to-face with a criminal, you need a gun.

That reality smacked an Ohio homeowner right in the face when he confronted two alleged burglars Sunday.

According to Sheriff Tim Rogers, deputies were dispatched to the 14000 block of OH 16 just after 11 a.m. Feb. 17, in response to a residential burglary.

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The suspects had fled the scene prior to deputies arriving.

The homeowner reported several items being stolen from his residence.

After the initial investigation, it appears the armed homeowner confronted two adult male suspects at his residence. As a result of this confrontation, one male suspect shot. He was transported from the scene to Genesis Hospital with a single gunshot wound.

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The wounds were apparently fairly minor. The two suspects, a man and a woman, are currently in jail.

… the reality is that if you’re outnumbered or outgunned, there’s no choice to make. You’d damn well better be either armed or running.

In this case, the homeowner was armed and he used his weapon.  …

Go here for the full story.