By Jenn Jacques
“I opened the door and smoked ’em.”
Now that’s the start of a great story, but seriously – it gets better.
Three armed robbers in Theodore, Alabama thought 62-year-old Michael Irving would be the perfect victim. A few weeks ago, they reportedly broke into his home, robbing Irving of all his cancer medication, and leaving him with a threat: if he reported the robbery, they’d come back to harm him.
But Irving called the police to report the robbery anyhow and made sure he would be able to defend himself if the suspects returned.
Last Thursday night, that’s exactly what happened.
The three suspects showed up at Irving’s door again, this time armed with a handgun and a shotgun. Irving heard a tap on his front door and when he walked up to open the door, “that’s when he shot me,” he said.
Irving, a United States Marine Corps veteran, wasn’t about to be victimized again.
“That’s when I went to the cabinet here and back behind the coffee was an old time pistol,” said Irving. “I opened the door and smoked ’em.”
Irving managed to shoot all three suspects. Two of them fled the scene in a vehicle, but were found …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms