Skip to comments.Man at ATM fires back at would-be armed robber
Posted on 07/16/2010 5:00:47 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA
CHARLOTTE -- Police say a man shot a would-be robber Thursday night at an east Charlotte ATM.
According to police, the man was attempting to use a Cash Points ATM on Eastway Drive at North Tryon Street around 11 p.m. A suspect seemingly saw that as an opportunity and tried to rob the victim at gunpoint.
However, that victim was also armed. He shot the suspect twice in the leg. Police officials report that suspect suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
CMPD officials are no longer interviewing the shooter in the case, who they say did cooperate with detectives in their investigation. No charges are pending against him.
The suspected robber will face charges once that person is released from the hospital.
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This guy’s aim was WAAAAAAAAAAAY OFF!
Slam dunk with the ATM camera’s as evidence.
Not if he was aiming for the old scrotillia.
Time to visit the range
Great tag line!
I suspect the ATM holder will be sued later by the robber. If you point your weapon at a life threatening situation, finish the job! More range time indeed!
Thanks, I like yours too.
At that range he should’ve hit those too.
When a punk has a gun aimed at you, you may not wait until your weapon is aimed at center mass before pulling the trigger.
Having stopped the threat, not everybody has the makeup to then take the kill shot.
In cases like this, I believe the would be victim should be forced to spend some time on the range. I’m serious.
As it stands, now the Perp is alive to sue his intended target.
Dead Perps don’t sue anybody.
Could not agree more. Am amazed at the Monday Morning quarterbacks on here.
Exactly, but I’ll go further than that. They ought to get a ticket and a heavy fine with mandatory range time if they fail to kill the perp. The way I look at it we would be doing society and the law enforcement and court system a favor by minimizing their case load.
Hope you are kidding, because no offense, but that is the dumbest idea I have ever heard.
The victim stopped the threat.....all he wants to do in a life threatening situation. He did that, and you want to punish him. That would do wonders for the 2A/sarc
I would agree, but at least he hit him. You gotta hate it when you rob an innocent man at gunpoint and he turns out to be (oh my gosh) ARMED! Take that you gun control marxists!
More range time and more caliber needed. Glaser blue ammo.
Dead perps tell no lies, either, but IIRC their family members can sue for “wrongful death” while wailing,
“He was just turning his life around!”
Anyway, better to aim below center of mass and score extremity hits, than to aim above and miss.
“Confucius say: woman who think way to mans’ heart through his stomach have sights set too high.”
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