Shooting That Killed 1, Left 2 Others ‘Clinging To Life’ Was Self-Defense
By Bob Irwin
Bob Irwin highlights the latest self-defense and other shootings of the week. Read them and see what went wrong, what went right and what we can learn from self-defense with a gun.
USA –-(Ammoland.com)- The Ledger reports 06-21-18 in Winter Haven, Florida, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd defended the actions of a Fort Meade man who shot three people Monday in a dispute over a missing pit bull named Princess.
The evidence so far indicates that the resident, age 48, was defending his life and that of his girlfriend when he drew a 9mm handgun on his front porch.
“The resident was defending himself and his girlfriend under the front porch of his house, under imminent threat,” Sherriff Judd said at a Thursday afternoon news conference.
The Sherriff’s office released a live recording of the resident’s girlfriend calling 911. The girlfriend can be heard yelling: “We didn’t touch your dog.” There are more screams as gunshots erupt.
According to Sherriff Judd, the incident was the result of an assumption by the primary aggressor, a 30-year-old male, that the resident had stolen his dog.
The investigation showed the dog had simply followed the couple as …Read the Rest