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Store Owner Fires Gun At Robbers(KY) ^ | 19 September, 2012 | Staff

Posted on 09/19/2012 2:24:36 PM PDT by marktwain

PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) - Another convenience store robbery in Pike County, but this time the store owner fought back, firing four shots at the two would-be robbers.

The whole incident was caught on tape.

It happened Monday night at the Meta Mart in the Johns Creek community.

The store owner, Gary Thornsberry, said he wanted to take control of the situation and had been preparing himself for the moment.

"I've gone over it in my mind, and I've decided that I want the ball in my court," he said.

Thornsberry said he was in the office when two men entered the Meta Mart, at least one of them had a gun. When he heard the clerk call his name, he looked up at the surveillance monitor and saw what was happening.

"I had my gun handy, and I went out the door," he said. He started to lift his gun up, and when he did I fired at him. I didn't know if the other fellow had a gun or not, and I put off a couple more shots," he said.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Kentucky
KEYWORDS: armedcitizen; banglist; defense; ky; robber
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1 posted on 09/19/2012 2:24:41 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

never forget to double tap

2 posted on 09/19/2012 2:28:15 PM PDT by barbarianbabs
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