By Bob Owens
A 67-year-old Tennesse woman is facing criminal charges due to an incident in a Walmart parking lot in which she pulled a gun on a man asking for a light for his cigarette:
A 67-year-old woman was arrested for pulling a gun in a Walmart parking lot after she was approached by a stranger in what she called self defense.
The woman said she feared for her life and pulled out a gun, but she was the one facing serious criminal charges.
It has become a controversial case raising questions about how far you can go if you think you are in mortal danger.
“It scared me absolutely to death,” said Sherry McLain. She was loading groceries into her car this past Saturday in the crowded Walmart parking lot on Old Fort Parkway in Murfreesboro.
That’s when a strange man approached, surprising her, and she pulled her revolver. “I have never been so afraid of anything in my whole life I don’t think,” said McLain. “This guy is the bad guy and I’m the one in handcuffs walking away.”
Murfreesboro police said there’s much more to the story. “There was no reason for her to perceive any …Read the Rest
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