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Armed Citizen Defends Himself And Friend Against Armed Robber On The Street

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ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI — When a 24-year-old suspect thought he was going to score via armed robbery, he probably didn’t imagine that one of the two targets he chose was actually carrying a firearm of their own.

It happened Tuesday night when the intended victim was walking down the street from a gas station with another man. At some point, the suspect jumped out from between two vehicles parked on the street and announced a robbery.

The intended victim pulled his own weapon from his holster, police said. He fired several shots at the robber, hitting him three times.

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The injured suspect was taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds to his leg and torso. He was shot 3 times and is listed in critical condition.

Witnesses corroborated the target’s accounts of what went down, and it seems that this is clear-cut case of lawful self-defense.

This armed citizen was prepared to defend himself if such an occasion arose, and was able to do so successfully.

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Brandon is the founder of Concealed Nation and is an avid firearm enthusiast, with a particular interest in responsible concealed carry. His EDC is a Glock 26 that holds Hornady…

Brandon is the founder of Concealed Nation and is an avid firearm enthusiast, with a particular interest in responsible concealed carry. His EDC is a Glock 26 that holds Hornady 165 gr FTX Critical Defense rounds, and rides comfortably in a StealthgearUSA holster.

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