A New York taxi driver grew uneasy after taking a passenger to several different addresses. When it became clear she wasn’t going to pay him, he stopped driving, and said he was going to call 911. The passenger escalated into violence by pulling out an ice pick and stabbing the cab window a few times, and then she began advancing on him with the weapon. Four years ago, the cab driver had been attacked and stabbed 13 times – which motivated him to purchase a handgun, and he was carrying it that evening. He pulled out his handgun and told…
An armed suspect burst into a gas station and demanded money from the cash registers. To his surprise, one of the clerks pulled out a gun and fired at him instead. The suspect turned and fled to his bicycle outside but realized that his “arm didn’t work.” So he ran to a nearby restaurant to ask for help. After being taken to a hospital, the suspect was apprehended by the police, where he confessed to the robbery attempt and another successful robbery at a different gas station. He told police that he targeted gas stations because “they are supposed to…
A man was taking his dog for a walk one evening when two armed thugs snuck up, intending to rob him. But they didn’t know their intended victim had a concealed carry permit, and the man pulled out his own weapon and shot them both – fatally striking one, and wounding the other. Now that the authorities have investigated the crime, the concealed carry permit holder faces no charges. Meanwhile, the surviving suspect has been charged with armed robbery and felony murder. “People should think twice before engaging in the decision to rob someone because if someone is killed because…