Athens, GA Gun Carrier Saves Woman From Violent Attack by Career Criminal

June 25 2012
by GSL Staff
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A gun carrier, Dennis Terry, in Athens, GA saw a man and woman struggling as he drove by on his way to the post office. Terry backed his SUV up to see what was going on. That’s when he saw the man punch the woman in the face so hard he could here the blow inside of his car. Terry grabbed his pistol and jumped out of the car. He ran at the attacker yelling for him to get down or he would shoot. Eventually the attacker, Samuel Tyrone Evans, let the woman go and fled. He was captured after a 5 hour manhunt in the area. He was found to be in possession of a firearm he stole from the victim’s vehicle.

Evans is described as a career criminal who has served nine prison sentences over the last 40 years. He was just released from prison less than 2 weeks ago after serving time on a drug related offense.

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