Skip to comments.Man With Concealed Carry Permit Stops Attacker
Posted on 04/28/2012 11:10:33 AM PDT by marktwain
Guns in the hands of law-abiding citizens can be used to save lives. On Thursday, April 26, 2012, we got more proof.
An attacker bought the knife inside a local market in Salt Lake City, UT, then stabbed one man in the side of the head and another person in the stomach. The attack took place in the market parking lot. A bystander with a concealed carry permit witnessed the attack and stepped in to keep it from escalating. The bystander was suspicious of what might be going on, and when he saw the stabbing, he just drew his pistol and challenged the individual, which caused the attacker to lie down on the ground. By the time police officers arrived on the scene, the attacker was subdued and is now in custody.
The knife wielding man seriously injured two people. Then, before the attacker could find another victim, a citizen with a gun stopped the madness. A guy pulled gun on him and told him to drop his weapon or he would shoot him, said market employee Dorothy Espinoza. The attacker dropped his weapon and the people from the market grabbed him.
Police had high praise for gun carrying man who ended the hysteria. This was a really volatile situation that could have gotten even worse, Salt Lake City Police Lt. Brian Purvis said. (The bystander) was definitely in the right place at the right time.
There. Fixed it.
Why are the poLice hiding the name of the suspect? That should have been released immediately, as is standard practice.
Time for PC release of crime data to end.
Another report said his name was Kiet Thanh Ly.
That explains him screaming the “You killed my people” at the people he started stabbing.
They did; the article you’re referring to, didn’t ptint it.
He’s either vietnamese or some southern asian guy who’s lost it. I’m not saying he’s right, I am saying his race puts his wacko statement in context.
He should'a been left behind.
The context is that my son lives but a few miles from there and needs to man up with a couple of 1911's so I can carry one while on a visit.
A CCW stopped the Jared Loughner guy too.
Hardly. context --> nothing.
Where I used to work, one of the cleaning folks was borderline homeless. He used to work for 6-9 months, quit or get fired and collect unemployment for a while.
Turns out he decides to get fired from my company by rolling up some carpet, throwing it at the unarmed security card and proceeding to beat the crap out of him.
When the security guard cried out, he was very fortunate that the guy who was filling up the ATM about 50 feet away came to his rescue armed.
Story was that he pulled his gun on the guy and told if he hit him one more time, he’d shoot him. Miraculously, he ceased hitting the guard.