great-grandmother holds men at gun point
This is a discussion on great-grandmother holds men at gun point within the Home (And Away From Home) Defense Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; Originally Posted by Gene83
Try this link for more details. I'm glad it turned out well, but I think it was pretty foolhardy myself.
February 15th, 2013 05:46 PM
Originally Posted by Gene83
^^I agree with Gene83^^^^^^
This , a quote about the old lady from his link is disheartening;
Armstreet said she doesn’t support owning AK-47 assault rifles or any weapons that have more than 10-round clips. She said she supports responsible gun ownership, background checks and arresting those who possess firearms without a license.
She doesn't get it.
My mom, born in 1941(72 yr old) favors NO gun control. CC herself & shoots(practices) several times a year, as she is now a widower, and travels often by herself.
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February 15th, 2013 05:46 PM
February 15th, 2013 06:27 PM
While I don't agree with her position on gun control, this was the part of the story that bothered me..
Originally Posted by oneshot
The suspects then became fidgety and one again started to walk toward Armstreet. She told him to stop, but he kept on. Armstreet fired one shot in the air, she said, so he would know the gun was loaded and she knew how to use it
I've never been in favor of firing "warning shots". I think if I was confronting two individuals I would have something more substantial than a .22 handgun, but to each his own.
"The superior man, when resting in safety, does not forget that danger may come." ~ Confucius
February 15th, 2013 07:05 PM
February 15th, 2013 07:23 PM
Couldn't see them,she is lucky they weren't ready to shoot somebody to escape!
Armstreet said she had her pistol ready and could hear one of them approach her in the dark, but the suspect quickly backed off.
Unless they shot you first since it sounds like you had no cover and by the time he deployed a gun by the time you realized the threat would have very likely been shot
“If they had gotten into the car, perhaps it would have had an entirely different outcome,” Armstreet said. “If they had gotten into the car and brought out a weapon of any kind, I absolutely would have shot them.”
Got them and gun point and letting them meander around and get in the trunk!
One suspect took out his cell phone and began wandering around the area, she said. The other suspect opened the car’s trunk, took out a pair of battery cables and asked for a jump to start his car.
"Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country,"
--Mayor Marion Barry, Washington , DC .
February 15th, 2013 08:08 PM
She would be in the POKEY,,,If it was in Fl. ; ) PS If it happend as written
A Native Floridian = RARE
IT'S OUR RIGHTS>THEY WANT TO WRONG
February 15th, 2013 11:59 PM
...proof that God looks after fools and little children...
...she did so many things wrong...and it all ended up right...hope someone cares enough for her to sit her down and re-train her...
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