By Tom Knighton
Older people tend to gripe about how the younger generation shows no respect for their elders. For Darius Summers, a 61-year-old Detroit man, he’s got an anecdote that should illustrate that bit beautifully to anyone who cares to listen. Luckily, he’s still around to share it.
It starts with Summers walking into a gas station to get some coffee. Inside the gas station was 16-year-old Xavier Futrell.
Futrell was allegedly armed, and reportedly noticed that Summers was as well.
According to WDIV in Detroit, it did not go well for Futrell.
He said a 16-year-old boy armed with a gun saw that Summers was also armed, and the teen tried to take his weapon. He stuck his gun in Summers’ back, thinking he was an older, easier target.
“I said, ‘All I want to do is leave,’” Summers said. “He said, ‘You can’t leave.’ I said, ‘OK. What do you want to do?’”
Summers said the teen was controlling him, but then the 61-year-old man pulled out his own gun and shot the boy in the stomach. The teen picked up the gun that he dropped and limped out of the store.
Summers said there’s no way he was going to let an armed …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms