By Jenn Jacques
Yesterday, the Chicago Tribune shared the story of one resident’s brush with an armed intruder at her home in Chicago’s West Englewood neighborhood:
A gun pointed at her head, Brianna Anderson cowered on the floor in her South Side home. Minutes earlier, two people had come crashing through her family’s front door, one of them armed.
Hearing the front door squeak, the gunman left Anderson’s side, rushed into the living room and suddenly opened fire, Anderson said.
Then, she said, more and more gun blasts erupted.
“Everything was going so fast,” said Anderson, 22, recalling that harrowing morning late last month at the family’s home in the West Englewood neighborhood. “I was just so scared. … After he shot, you hear all the shots. Then it got real quiet.”
At the door were two Englewood District police officers responding to multiple 911 calls of an armed intruder at the residence. By the time police charged in, officers found the assailant, 29-year-old Charles Smith, dead and eight residents hiding safely. Smith was armed with a .40-caliber handgun.
By November 23, 2015, there had been 2703 shootings resulting in 440 deaths in the heavily gun-controlled city, but that’s nothing. Chicago is on pace to far exceed …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms