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Posted on 08/05/2012 7:18:18 AM PDT by Zakeet
Five armed men who attempted to rob a jewellery store were left scrambling for the door when a 65-year-old woman opened fire on them.
The handgun-wielding thieves, clad in hoodies, were forced to flee Continental Jewelry in Garden Grove, California, after the woman chased after them last week.
The men pulled up to the store in a white Ford SUV and entered one by one, pointing their guns at the clerks and one customer.
They ordered everybody to drop to the ground, while opening up pillowcases and demanding cash in what was likely to be a violent smash-and-grab heist.
But the robbers were thwarted in their tracks when the 65-year-old storeowner heard the commotion from the back of the store.
She ran into the main room while firing two rounds, causing the men to panic and attempt to flee the store.
The one-minute incident, which was captured on surveillance camera, shows the men falling over and stumbling into each other as they try to open the door.
Note: Video of the incident and more photographs in the article.
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This is precisely why we need to take guns away from grannies ... so they quit shooting at Democrats!
The Obama quintuplets are FAIL.
The news video in the article is worth a watch.
And while you're at it, I also recommend this video of a man in Brownwood, Texas talking about his participation in another armed citizen situation: Shooter who aided officer gives his account of Peach House RV Park incident
Granny Get Your Gun!
I just see the potnetial for a whole new spate of country songs
“I Missed You Last Night....But My Aim is Getting Better”
“Jesus Take the Wheel ... While I Reload”
Ping a ling!
They must be Obama’s sons - stupid, arrogant wealth spreaders that are gutless cowards at heart.
LOL!! Thank God the cup of coffee is still in the microwave, or the monitor would need to be cleaned again!
Gun rights are an open-shut case that shouldn't even be debated. How can people be so stupid as to not see the obvious:
-As soon as this granny fired in their general direction, they scattered like roaches. The gun allowed her to resist 5 big ‘men’ before the cops were even called. Armed ‘men’, no less. Even IF the cops arrived 5-10 minutes later, these guys would have been over a mile away. Even if you are outnumbered like in this case, few thieves will engage in a firefight if they can escape.
-Remember that cops will also scatter and hide when it gets too hot. They are just government employees and will never defend you as fervently as you will defend your own life.
Some quotes after 1992 LA riots:
David Joo,a manager of the gun store,said: I want to make it clear that we didn't open fire first. At that time,four police cars were there. Somebody started to shoot at us. The LAPD ran away in half a second. I never saw such a fast escape. I was pretty disappointed.
Carl Rhyu,a participant in the Korean immigrants armed response to the rioting,said:
If it was your own business and your own property,would you be willing to trust it to someone else? We are glad the National Guard is here. They're good backup. But when our shops were burning we called the police every five minutes; no response.
At a shopping center several miles north of Koreatown,Jay Rhee,who estimated that he and others fired five hundred shots into the ground and air,said: We have lost our faith in the police. Where were you when we needed you?
“Here’s Your Hat, What’s Your Hurry”
“How Can I Miss You (If You Won’t Leave)”
I Missed You Last Night....But My Aim is Getting Better
Jesus Take the Wheel ... While I Reload
Rechecking their pension benefit calculations to see if they could retire at 52 making $50 an hour for checking their mailbox twice a month...
This quintet belongs on “Worlds Dumbest Criminals”.
Going into the store, they try to pull a “push” door, and running out in a panic, they tried to pull a “push” door.
It’s amazhow these perps go from “Rambo” to devout cowards when the tables turn on them, running like scared rabbits when a Grandma, with only one gun, bears down on them,
Another proof of the bully mentality of the left...so long as the hold the “advantage”, they’re real badasses, turning into whimpering fools when it goes south for them.
It’s also proof that when we have the courage to fight back, most of the time, we win.
Why else would the left want to ban law-abiding citizens from having guns? To render us totally helpless. When the 2nd Amendment goes, so does America.
Had this gang of thugs decided to stay and fight, what are the chances that a ten-round magazine would have been sufficient for the store-owner? None, I think.
The owner needs some more time at the range.
That's hilarious! They had trouble at the door coming in and going out.
Last time I checked, the Declaration told us "that [we] are endowed by [our] Creator with certain unalienable Rights".
So, the two-party thugs running our government can deny or revoke the 2nd Amendment all they like, all day long.
When they do, the Declaration solution goes into effect.
Criminals who are smart enough to obtain their equipment from illegal sources are allowed to have any size magazine they can find.
How many of the store occupants would have been siverly beaten, raped or killed by the time the thugs were done having their way with them?
Like it or not, one armed citizen firing only TWO SHOTS prevented what could have been a horrific tragedy.