by Greg Ellifritz
Ohio – -(Ammoland.com)- [Recently] at work I responded to an urgent call for backup. An armed homeowner pulled a gun on one of my fellow officers.
In the end, everything turned out fine. No one got shot. By the time I arrived at the home, both officer and homeowner had secured their respective weapons and were talking peacefully. It was a tense situation for a few seconds and could have ended tragically.
Here’s how it went down…
The officer was dispatched on a “check the well being” call. A high school student had called police to report that he had received several texts from his friend. The text messages hinted that the friend was planning on killing himself. The officer was sent to the friend’s house to ensure that he wasn’t suicidal.
It was 9 pm and dark outside. The house was lighted up inside and the officer heard sounds that indicated the house was occupied. The officer knocked on the door vigorously and rang the door bell. No one answered.
The officer could have just left the scene at that point, but he is conscientious and wanted to …Read the Rest