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Alleged Robber with ‘Assault Rifle’ Killed by Good Guy with a Gun
brietbart.com ^ | 10/9/2019 | AWR Hawkins

Posted on 10/09/2019 10:47:51 AM PDT by rktman

An alleged robber with an “assault rifle” was killed Tuesday by a good guy with a gun in an Apple store in Dallas, Texas.

Fox News reports the suspect allegedly walked in about 2:30 a.m., through a door that was open for construction personnel to enter and exit.

The suspect was described as being armed with an “assault rifle” and wearing body armor. He was shot and fatally wounded after unsuccessfully attempting to disarm the store’s security guard.

A Dallas Police press release summarized the incident:

The suspect, described as an adult Black male, attempted to disarm the security officer but was unsuccessful. The security officer was able to pull his weapon and fired multiple times striking the suspect. The suspect ran for a short distance and collapsed in the rear alley. The responding officers administered aid to the suspect prior to his transport to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

CBS DFW published an Apple statement on the incident: “The loss of life is a tragedy and we are grateful that no one else was involved. Apple cares deeply about the safety of our customers and employees and we are committed to providing a secure environment for all who enter our stores.”

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: 2a; banglist; dallas; doa; kaba; texas
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Seems like a LOT of details are missing from this story. And the apple comment? Armed security on site during construction work? Guess someone thought it would be a prudent step based on the location?
1 posted on 10/09/2019 10:47:51 AM PDT by rktman
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To: rktman

“The security guard was immediately fired for his violation of Apple’s firearms policy”


2 posted on 10/09/2019 10:54:27 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (There's a stairway to heaven, but there's a highway to hell.)
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The body armor didn’t hold up? Or was it a well-placed head shot?


3 posted on 10/09/2019 11:01:22 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (Sutor, ne ultra crepidam--Appelles of Kos)
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“The suspect ran for a short distance and collapsed in the rear alley.”

Sounds just like the possums I shoot with a 22 cal pellet gun on my back deck. They have a really bad day and don’t go far.


4 posted on 10/09/2019 11:02:28 AM PDT by Beagle8U (It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you place the blame.)
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To: Dr. Sivana

The right .45 or .44 will do the trick.


5 posted on 10/09/2019 11:03:08 AM PDT by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur: non vehere est inermus)
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To: rktman

I’m gonna guess the first round struck below the body armor ......


6 posted on 10/09/2019 11:06:36 AM PDT by G Larry (There is no great virtue in bargaining with the Devil)
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Like I said, LOTS of details missing in the Breitbart report.


7 posted on 10/09/2019 11:10:20 AM PDT by rktman ( #My2ndAmend! ----- Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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we are committed to providing a secure environment for all who enter our stores.”

Wasn't very safe for the dead guy.......

8 posted on 10/09/2019 11:11:01 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (I'm in the cleaning business.......I launder money)
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The loss of life is a tragedy

The loss of innocent life is a tragedy. Sometimes, the best thing a thug can do for society is to move on to the next world.

9 posted on 10/09/2019 11:14:55 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed")
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To: headstamp 2

Is that a quote from the article? I’ve read it twice and didn’t see that.


10 posted on 10/09/2019 11:19:19 AM PDT by libstripper (a bit,)
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No, just sarcasm.


11 posted on 10/09/2019 11:21:30 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (There's a stairway to heaven, but there's a highway to hell.)
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“ Armed security on site during construction work? “

Yes. Apple stores have, by far, the highest “value per square foot” of any general retail store (>$6000/mo revenue/ft^2, next store is ~$2000). If not actually locked, they need armed security on site precisely because of hits like this.


12 posted on 10/09/2019 11:23:45 AM PDT by ctdonath2 (Specialization is for insects.)
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To: G Larry

Probably.

A good start on arormed opponents is to hit them somewhere fast, and while the eye/nose area of the head is a good ( best) place to hit to obtain a quick stop, it is also the hardest and smallest... plus it wont be stationary even if at close/contact range.

Perhaps a good technique is to hit the lower torso multiple times quickly, then focusing on a CNS shot either to the eye/nose area or the top of the T ( the neck/clavicle region).

Getting hits fast is critical in stopping a lethal threat, getting the best hit may take some doing.

Once free of a grapple, either press hard forward or move laterally off line to take the advantage.

Getting inside the others OODA loop is taking the advantage.


13 posted on 10/09/2019 11:25:14 AM PDT by Manly Warrior (US ARMY (Ret), "No Free Lunches for the Dogs of War")
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The suspect ran for a short distance and collapsed in the rear alley.

The End

14 posted on 10/09/2019 11:27:59 AM PDT by csvset (tolerance becomes a crime when attached to evil)
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To: Blueflag
The right .45 or .44 will do the trick.

Doubtful. That's pretty much what non-military body armor was designed to defeat.

15 posted on 10/09/2019 11:30:20 AM PDT by papertyger
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[[The suspect ran for a short distance and collapsed in the rear alley.]]

Bet the perp didn’t envision bleeding out in an alleyway when he woke up that morning-


16 posted on 10/09/2019 11:32:14 AM PDT by Bob434
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Local Dallas news says the guard was a retired Dallas police officer. The thug chose poorly.


17 posted on 10/09/2019 11:32:49 AM PDT by csvset (tolerance becomes a crime when attached to evil)
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The body armor didn’t hold up? Or was it a well-placed head shot?

Reports of people wearing body armor are almost always wrong. 9 out of 10 times it's just a tactical vest with lots of cool looking pouches and velcro, but no kevlar or plates.

18 posted on 10/09/2019 11:39:11 AM PDT by ETCM
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To: papertyger

Two to the chest, head gets the rest.


19 posted on 10/09/2019 11:40:16 AM PDT by rktman ( #My2ndAmend! ----- Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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To: papertyger

Doubt the guy had level IV, *maybe* level 3, I was thinking it’s just Kevlar, like a flexible police vest.

But yeah, big fat slow pistol rounds are generally stopped by L3, and certainly L4 armour.


20 posted on 10/09/2019 11:41:59 AM PDT by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur: non vehere est inermus)
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