Posted July 1, 2018 5:56 pm by Comments

By John Falkenberg

A woman and her fiance were living together when a dispute between the two threatened to take the woman’s life, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Fortunate for the woman, she was armed, and although he was on track to be her husband, she defended herself forcefully enough that her fiance was killed.

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

A woman who fatally shot a man inside her home Tuesday did so in self-defense, police say.

Police characterized the incident as “domestic” Tuesday afternoon, and said Thursday that they would not seek criminal charges against her for the death of 34-year-old Randall Gaston. The couple were engaged and living together, according to police.

Florissant officers were dispatched to the home, in the 200 block of Raymond Drive, for a “domestic homicide” about 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, according to a press release from the department. Once there, a woman told them she lived there and let them in. They found Gaston inside with what appeared to be gunshot wounds.

None of the news sourcing reporting on the incident noted the circumstances surrounding the shooting, other that there was conflict and that the shooting was in self-defense.

It’s yet another instance of self-defense in which a woman …Read the Rest

Source:: Concealed Nation

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