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Thread: OCer Thwarts Robbery in NOLA.

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    Regular Member sraacke's Avatar
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    OCer Thwarts Robbery in NOLA.

    The male victim, who was carrying his own firearm in plain view in a holster around his waist, removed his weapon and fired it in the direction of the robbers.
    Michael Kennedy, the attorney for the victims, confirmed that the man was escorting a woman to her car when they were held up. He said the man owns a registered handgun that he carries legally and openly on occasion.
    Except for the attorney saying we have registered weapons here, which we don't, it's not a bad article.
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    Campaign Veteran XD-GEM's Avatar
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    The other goofy thing is that the attorney called them "warning shots." He did the same thing in subsequent TV interviews.

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    Moderator / Administrator Grapeshot's Avatar
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    Think that "warning shots" is code speak for bad aim or lack of training.
    Better to not open your mouth and be thought the fool, than to open it and remove all doubt.

    You will not rise to the occasion; you will fall back on your level of training. Archilochus, 650 BC

    Old and treacherous will beat young and skilled every time. Yata hey.

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    I'm suspicious of this story. Everyone knows that only heavily-armed SWAT teams and do-gooder legislators can stop violent crime.

    Is this man in this story even allowed to shoot back without a no-knock warrant?

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    Campaign Veteran marshaul's Avatar
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    This story must be false, because the OCer wasn't "shot first" for his gun.

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    Holster around the waist?

    The male "victim" was attempting to kidnap the woman and the three youths were attempting to rescue her.....NOLAPD has gits it all wrong.

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