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  • MS: Man accused of trying to kill two Wheeler residents

    06/08/2020 5:48:53 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Daily Journal ^ | 4 June, 2020 | William Moore
    BOONEVILLE - A man is recovering in a Memphis hospital after a Good Samaritan shot him as he assaulted a female. Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar said deputies responded to an altercation in the Wheeler area Tuesday night but were unable to locate the suspect. A resident called 911 around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday and said he was near the Wheeler Head Start following the suspect from the night before. "The caller stayed on the line as best was possible keeping the dispatch posted on the suspect's location and direction of travel as well as his erratic behavior," Tolar said. When...
  • Largo Police: Good Samaritan Acted in Self Defense When He Shot Man

    04/15/2019 1:16:25 PM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    Tampa Bay Reporter ^ | 15 April, 2019 | TBadmin
    The man who was shot is still in the hospital and may face a charge of Aggravated Assault against the Good Samaritan. LARGO – Officers have determined that a Good Samaritan who shot a man he was trying to help was acting in self defense when he shot the man, the Largo Police Department said. Michael E. Girardin, 63, was wounded in the upper left leg. He remains in Bayfront Health St. Petersburg for non-life-threatening injuries after the April 7 incident. (For related story, click here.) He is also thought to have been hit by a car. The incident happened...
  • MO: Hero with Gun Saves Police Officer, Receives Award

    01/09/2019 6:14:11 AM PST · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 1 January, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    On 4 June 2018, Springfield police officers engaged in a gunfight with Joshua S. Stanford. Stanford was being pursued in a suspected package theft. He shot at police, and the cops shot back. From news-leader.com: That's when police say the suspect produced a handgun and fired at officers. The officers were not hit.An officer caught up to Stanford in an alley behind 2109 N. Fort Ave. The release says Stanford “presented a threat with the firearm and refused to comply with verbal commands from the officer” and the officer shot Stanford. Police have not yet released the name of...
  • KS: Unarmed Samaritan shot; Armed Samaritan Shoots Attacker

    09/21/2016 5:42:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 14 September, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    A story out of Kansas is lighting up the Internets.  Video of the scene shortly after the shooting was captured by Wendy Russel Macrorie.  She posted it on Facebook, and it has also been posted on YouTube.  World Net Daily gives a synopsis of what happened.  From wnd.com: Two Good Samaritans are being credited with saving a woman’s life after she was attacked by two suspected carjackers who hit her over the head while she was putting her child into a car seat after leaving Walmart in Shawnee, Kansas, on Sunday.A bystander, who rushed to the aid of the woman after...