By Jenn Jacques
What should have been a Guns Saving Lives story out of Norfolk, VA, is instead a sad reminder that although many Americans are armed for self-defense, many may not be prepared to effectively handle such a situation if it arises.
24-year-old Pedro “Pete” Cain was hanging out with neighbors in his apartment complex in the 9000 block of 1st View St. when a woman approached the group asking if she could use a phone. The group informed the woman they did not have a phone for her to use but Pete’s younger brother Jonathan Cain said his brother suspected the woman was simply using this as an excuse to case his neighbor’s apartment.
Acting on his hunch, Jonathan said his brother went back to his own apartment to retrieve his handgun and returned to the group. Sadly, Pete was right and shortly after, a man with his face partially covered with a bandana pulled a gun on the group in an attempt to rob them.
Pete drew his own weapon and firmly commanded the armed robber to drop his gun. The suspect appeared to comply with Pete’s command as he lowered his gun, but before dropping the weapon, he swiftly jerked …Read the Rest
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