Skip to comments.Muggers Meet Target's Sig Sauer P239
Posted on 08/03/2011 12:09:57 PM PDT by opus86
Brandon Kruse said nothing when three attackers set upon him on his way out for sushi and a beer. Words werent necessary.
Kruse pulled out a handgun instead. The attackers fled; soon after, he helped the cops arrest them.
(Excerpt) Read more at newhavenindependent.org ...
I hope the gun owner enjoys his stay in jail.
How dare him for thinking he has the right to protect himself and those other innocents around him.
It is RACIST to interfere with Eric Holder’s people when they are minding their own bidness.
whats with the extra apostrophe
Perhaps you could point me toward where that information occurs in the story? I've read it twice and can't locate anything that says the assault victim was arrested and jailed.
Huh? According to the article, he didn’t go to jail.
Should’ve seen the guy trying to steal my light house solar lights skedaddle out of my yard when he saw my BB gun Ruger replica, lol
If this was me and Mrs Clamper in Arizona these muggers would either meet Mr .45 HK or Mr. Glock27 .40 depending on my mood and/or Mrs Clampers .380 Rugar LCP.
Sarcasm is lost on many I suppose.
First, when punched he should have shouted out “I fear for my life” rather than being silent. Being in fear for one’s life is justification in most cases for being allowed to pull a legally carried firearm from concealment and use it.
In some jurisdictions if you “just pull a concealed carry firearm and don't shoot anyone” the police will question you if you feared for your life. If you say something to the effect that you determined that you didn't need to shoot anyone because your life was not in danger or your were not afraid of serious bodily harm (or harm/death of another) than you may have admited guilt to escalating a non-deadly force confrontation into a deadly force confrontation. Which typically is called brandishing in may jurisdictions.
As to his drawing a firearm on the two “yoots” that came back for their bags and stuff, well technically he was probably thinking of himself as helping the police by detaining them without making a proper citizens arrest. In a lot of places that would have gotten him thrown in jail and possibly allowed the two “yoots” to sue him in civil court. Again, not a really wise thing to do, the way he did it, if what is reported in the story is correct.
The point of this comment is that when one takes the trouble to get a concealed carry license (and yes I have one) then one should spend some time learning about when deadly force (i.e. pointing a handgun at someone and probably killing them (to live)) is allowed by the law and when you are opening yourself up to lawsuits or jail time.
This guy was lucky that the police and prosecutor viewed him as a stand-up guy protecting himself. It could have turned out far worse for him.
“I hope the gun owner enjoys his stay in jail.”
Idiot comment...you should not post crap like that that is not in the article.
What I found interesting was that two of the idiots had to return to the scene to retrieve shopping bags and sandals. Brilliant.
LOL! :-) I’m “with” ya now. :-) Amen! :-)
Unreal. Do you know what the term "sarcasm" means? Who has posted the idiotic comment?
They must have skedaddled out of there in a mighty big hurry.
Went right over their heads...
Your ‘sarc’ tag was missing, my friend.
Some people are kinda ‘slow” on FR, but in fairness, most Freepers use (s/) or sarc/ in their sarc posts.
Do CCL classes really teach people they need to verbally warn a mugger before firing? Like a warning shot or something? Giving up the element of a few precious seconds sounds like a pretty good way to get yourself killed.
I would never give a mugger a warning like that. His first warning would be the flash from the muzzle. If I aim correctly, ideally he should never hear the sound.
It sounds like they are playing the “knockout game”: