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Gun-Toting New Yorker Defends Himself Against Armed Thug

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ROCHESTER, NY — When one spectacularly stupid thug attempted to rob a repairman realized that his intended victim was armed, it was too late.

The bad guy got a shot himself, and the good guys get another point on the scoreboard.

As Spectrum News reports:

Negus DeSouza, 22, is charged with attempted robbery, assault, resisting arrest and criminal use and possession of a firearm.

Police said the repairman was working outside the house on Rochester’s northeast side when DeSouza approached. Police say an exchange of gunfire took place between DeSouza and the repairman, who they say is a registered gun owner.

DeSouza was later dropped off at a hospital. The repairman was not injured.

A judge also issued an order of protection for the repairman.

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Yes, and that order of protection is just the handiest piece of paper when the bullets start flying.

When it comes to states that are decidedly against concealed carry, there are two that leap to my mind: California, and New York.

Believe me, were Chicago a state, it would be there, too.

It’s always nice to see the states we worry about the most come out strong in a case of necessary self-defense.

Although we certainly hope this gun owner never has to worry about a life-and-death situation again, we’re glad he has the means to see himself through.

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About John Falkenberg | View all posts by John Falkenberg

Falkenberg is a veteran writer and active voice in the gun community. He is passionate about not only ensuring that American citizens know their rights, but why they have those…

Falkenberg is a veteran writer and active voice in the gun community. He is passionate about not only ensuring that American citizens know their rights, but why they have those rights and what a gift it is to be in a country that acknowledges their God-given freedoms. His standard concealed carry rig is a Tristar T-100 in 9mm settled comfortably in a Quick Click and Carry Holster made by JM4 Tactical.

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