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Man Defends Himself At Work With Handgun When Armed Man Comes Looking For Him

HOUSTON, TEXAS — A 59-year-old concealed carrier is happy to have made the decision to carry at work, because it likely saved his life after a 27-year-old went to his place of employment and pulled out a gun.

Police said the 27-year-old man walked into the business and asked associates about the 59-year-old man’s whereabouts. Police said the man 59-year-old man was outside on a work break when he and the 27-year-old got into an argument. Police said the 27-year-old pulled out a gun during the fight.

Then, the 59-year-old man told investigators that he pulled out a gun he owned and shot the man in self-defense, according to police. The man who was shot crashed his vehicle in an attempt to flee but then fled the scene on foot, police said. Officers later found him in the area and paramedics took him to a nearby hospital, police said.

via click2houston.com

After the incident, the armed citizen left the scene but later returned to answer questions from police. It is not expected that he will be facing any charges. On that note, if it’s possible and safe, staying at the scene until police arrive is an important thing to do if you’re involved in a self-defense shooting.

The suspect remains in the hospital in critical condition.

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