The gunfight left the victim with gunshot wounds to both legs. One of the robbers ended up getting shot, too, CWB reported. [firefly_poll] The robbers, probably not expecting armed resistance from their prey, got back in their car and drove to the West Side. That’s where one of the robbers was dropped off in an alley and called 911 for help. He tried to distance himself from the attempted robbery he had just allegedly attempted by claiming a shooter “in a black Infiniti SUV shot him during a botched robbery.” It was the old flip-the-script, but cops in the area had heard a gunshot around the time of the 911 call. They also witnessed a black Charger speeding away. It didn’t take long for the cops to conclude the gunshot was likely an attempt to add credibility to the criminal’s story, according to CWB. The robber, 17, was reportedly “very uncooperative” with investigators.
Nov. 8, 2023: In Chicago, a crew of armed men tried to rob a concealed carry permit holder as he dealt with the aftermath of a car accident. The permit holder engaged the robbers in a gunfight in which more than 30 rounds were fired. https://t.co/SmlPozWIvS— Defensive Gun Use Tracker (@DailyDGU) November 9, 2023
Dumb criminals with guns are a menace to society and themselves. If they’re not out terrorizing innocent citizens, they might just end up shooting themselves. They don’t often carry gun permits and there’s no reason to think they are trained in gun safety. Dumb criminals, we hope, end up in jail. Guess who pays for that? Not the dumb criminal. A smart citizen, on the other hand, knows the score and arms himself with a firearm and a concealed carry permit. Citizens have the God-given right to defend themselves, and it’s guaranteed by the Second Amendment of the Constitution. Only a fool or power-hungry leftist would do anything to curb or take that right away. The legally armed citizen can be seen as a hero. According to Gun Facts, “Every year 400,000 life-threatening violent crimes are prevented using firearms.” Add that to the estimated “2.5 million crimes a year” stymied by people with guns, and it becomes crystal clear — guns aren’t the problem, criminals are. If a gun can save your life or the lives of your loved ones, why wouldn’t you own one? Don’t forget the concealed carry permit. If more responsible citizens were trained and armed, it follows that there would be less crime. It’s common sense.
The victim sustained gunshot wounds to both of his legs. The robbers fled but one them – injured by gunfire – later called 911 for help, pretending to have been the victim of an armed robbery himself.— Defensive Gun Use Tracker (@DailyDGU) November 9, 2023
This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.