AUGUSTA, MAINE — When a drug deal went sour, two vehicles parked next to each other in a Walmart parking area erupted in an exchange of gunfire. When one of the suspects got out to confront the other vehicle’s occupants, two legally armed bystanders stepped in.
According to WCSH 6, both bystanders were legally armed and held both groups at gunpoint until police arrived. Police arrested four people and discovered heroin on one of them.
One of the suspects, Kweisha “Reggie” McBride of Harlem, New York, was grazed by one bullet and had heroin on his possession. The other two suspects were from New Hampshire.
Typical scummy heroin dealers and shady heroin practices. Heroin is an epidemic in the northeast and those who traffic in it are scum. However, Augusta Police urged law-abiding bystanders to not intervene in these types of criminal activities. Instead, one Augusta officer said to do the following:
- Note license plate numbers
- Take down any descriptions or identifying information
- Notify police
- Act as a witness if needed
These bystanders stepped up to stop a dangerous situation from spilling over and hurting others. While nothing of value would have been lost if the exchange of fire was contained to just those occupying the …Read the Rest
Source:: Concealed Nation