Shooting of Criminal by Citizen NOT Reported by Police & NOT Unusual
Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- On 7 December 2018, at about 7:45 p.m., the owner of the Alibaba’s convenience store in Syracuse, New York shot and wounded an armed robber. The robber ended up in the hospital. The story made the news.
A local reporter for syracuse.com, Patrick Lohmann, investigated the story and wrote it up. While doing a followup, Lohmann discovered the store owner had shot another robbery suspect six weeks earlier.
That story did *not* make the news. From syracuse.com:
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A tobacco shop owner who shot and badly injured a would-be robber Friday night at his North Side store also shot at and possibly injured a would-be robber six weeks ago at the same shop at the same time of night.
The owner of Alibaba Market on Wolf Street confirmed that he’d been involved in two shootings in as many months during a brief interview at his store on Saturday afternoon.
Syracuse police did not announce an arrest in the Oct. 30 case or issue a news release, which is unusual in …Read the Rest