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Man grabs shotgun from would-be robber in Marigny: Watch video
http://www.nola.com ^ | April 30, 2013 | Stephen Babcock

Posted on 04/30/2013 6:49:54 AM PDT by BBell

A man thwarted an armed robbery early Saturday morning when he disarmed his assailant of a shotgun, then broke the windshield of his assailant's car, according to New Orleans police.

About 5:05 a.m., the man was walking in the 1900 block of Burgundy Street when he was approached from behind by a man wielding a shotgun. The gunman pointed the weapon at the man's face and ordered him to turn over his money.

Video released by police shows the man pausing for a moment, then quickly disarming the gunman and chasing him down the street.

Moments later, the man was approached by two men in a black, four-door sedan. The driver of the car said, "Give me my gun back and I'll give you your phone that you dropped," according to police.

The man used the shotgun that he was still holding to break the rear window of the car, and the men sped away on Frenchmen Street, turning onto St. Claude Avenue, police said.

The man with the gun was described as about 16 to 20 years old, 6 feet tall with a thin build. He was wearing a black hat and a black T-shirt, police said.

Police are investigating a similar incident that occurred just around the corner, in the 800 block of Touro Street, on Friday about 12:30 a.m.

(Excerpt) Read more at nola.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Louisiana
KEYWORDS: banglist; disarmingathief; guncontrol; secondamendment; selfdefense; shotgun; sourcetitlenoturl
Video is short but good. The potential victim obviously has some training. He disarmed the crook so fast the crook did not know what happened.
1 posted on 04/30/2013 6:49:54 AM PDT by BBell
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To: BBell

There is sound with the video.


2 posted on 04/30/2013 6:52:35 AM PDT by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: BBell

There’s a man who understands action / reaction.


3 posted on 04/30/2013 6:58:16 AM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: BBell

Another of Obozo feral children acting out.

Picked the wrong person to rob.


4 posted on 04/30/2013 6:59:07 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: BBell
The shotgun must not have been loaded because the perp is still alive.
5 posted on 04/30/2013 7:01:22 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Moslems reserve the right to behead anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: BBell

Here it is on youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kagO9DXTPWo&utm_source=contactology&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Would-BeRobberPlanisFoiledbyHeroicVictim-PublicInformationOffice


6 posted on 04/30/2013 7:02:46 AM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: BBell

Is “dark complection” the new PC term for Black?


7 posted on 04/30/2013 7:05:40 AM PDT by heylady (“Sometimes I wish I could be a Democrat and then I remember I have a soul.”( Deb))
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To: BBell

The thug came back to negotiate for the shotgun.

Hah! If there was any ammo in the shotgun, I would have been hard pressed to not use it.


8 posted on 04/30/2013 7:08:56 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: BBell

9 posted on 04/30/2013 7:10:28 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: BBell

Everytime you see or hear a story like this - ask: “Was the perp a member of the NRA?”


10 posted on 04/30/2013 7:17:10 AM PDT by Fido969
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To: JoeProBono
Pretty slick jo dori, controlling the muzzle and using leverage against the goblin. Guy probably has aikido training.
11 posted on 04/30/2013 7:17:58 AM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chasse, TTGS Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: Texas Fossil
Another of Obozo feral children acting out.

You wouldn't know that from reading the article alone, without watching the video. The perp's race is notably absent from the description.

12 posted on 04/30/2013 7:18:02 AM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: Texas Fossil
Picked the wrong person to rob.

Picked a crazy white boy.

13 posted on 04/30/2013 7:19:22 AM PDT by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: Labyrinthos

Race?

It should not be important. In most things it is not that relevant.

But when it comes to crime like this, it unfortunately is.

PC says ignore it, but Reality shows it cannot be.


14 posted on 04/30/2013 7:23:10 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Repeal The 17th

A number of commenters at the youtube site think it is either faked or staged. I guess they can’t comprehend a white man protecting himself and then going on the offense.


15 posted on 04/30/2013 7:25:23 AM PDT by BBell (And Now for Something Completely Different)
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To: AnAmericanMother

16 posted on 04/30/2013 7:28:09 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: BBell

LOL, well one of the commenters said it had to be fake because the white guy couldn’t possibly run with such huge balls.


17 posted on 04/30/2013 7:30:02 AM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: BBell

The defensive key here, will be missed by most viewers.

The victim’s hand position.

They were already up, near his face, allowing for rapid defensive/offensive move.

NOT down near his waist.


18 posted on 04/30/2013 7:31:03 AM PDT by G Larry (Darkness Hates the Light)
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To: BBell

Chalk up another one for the good guys! Does the guy who took the gun get to keep it?


19 posted on 04/30/2013 7:32:20 AM PDT by US_MilitaryRules (Tastes like Heaven, Burns like Hell! Mmmmmm. What is it?)
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To: BBell

I pass close to that street & location sometimes. I need to keep gun in hand when driving around there


20 posted on 04/30/2013 7:37:24 AM PDT by Democrat_media (D's & Mary Landrieu voted 4 UN to take away our 2nd amendment rights)
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To: Democrat_media

For later.


21 posted on 04/30/2013 7:40:41 AM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: AnAmericanMother

I wonder if he’s military or former military?


22 posted on 04/30/2013 8:41:35 AM PDT by murron (Proud Mom of a Marine Vet)
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To: BBell
"Give me my gun back and I'll give you your phone that you dropped,"

Wait. My keen tactical sense tells me there may be something wrong with that transaction. What to do, what to do...

23 posted on 04/30/2013 8:48:57 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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I might have taken it... first testing the shotgun to make sure unloaded AND then not wanting them to have the particular cell phone...


24 posted on 04/30/2013 11:42:54 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: C210N

I think I’d have used the opportunity for an upgrade. “No way. Go steal me a new iPhone and we’ll talk.”


25 posted on 04/30/2013 11:45:49 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: AnAmericanMother
Pretty slick jo dori, controlling the muzzle and using leverage against the goblin. Guy probably has aikido training.

My thinking also. He must have experience under his belt. A similar move can disarm someone with a handgun held near the stomach area. Use the left hand to force the held gun to the stomach, reach in from above with the right hand, rotate the handgun out which can break the trigger finger, and pull gun away. If it goes off, it hits the perp. This fellow was clearly prepared against the black perp.

26 posted on 04/30/2013 7:29:29 PM PDT by roadcat
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