Texas – -(Ammoland.com)- As Hurricane Harvey continues to bear down on communities in Texas, looters are taking the opportunity to steal property left behind in retail shops and abandoned homes. Based on several encounters people have had with the looters, they have been violent. In one case, they fired shots at law enforcement officials.
In another, a rescuer for the famed Louisiana Cajun Navy says looters tried to steal their boats and fired shots at them while they were trying to save Houston residents from flooded homes. “There’s looters out here, as in any time you have a natural disaster or catastrophe,” he said. “We’re OK.”
With law enforcement focused on rescue and relief efforts, the need for civilians to be able to protect and defend themselves and their families with a firearm from these criminals has never been higher.
“There’s always the possibility that law enforcement officials are unable to immediately respond to a crime,” said Tim Schmidt, Founder & …Read the Rest