[Video] IN Business Owner Shoots 2 Armed Robbers After They Shot His Girlfriend in the Neck

November 20 2014
by GSL Staff
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Source: wthr.com Archive: WebCite.org

A female tire store employee was shot in the neck during an armed robber attempt this afternoon in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Fortunately, her boyfriend, the shop owner, was able to draw a gun and open fire on a pair of armed robbers. His actions resulted in the robbery being stopped and one of the suspects being arrested.

According to WTHR, one of the suspects was taken into custody and the second suspect remains at large. The medical condition of the suspect is not currently available at this time.

The female victim is described as being in stable condition at an area hospital.

This is one of several recent defensive gun uses in the state of Indiana:

[Video] Concealed Carrier Who Shot Career Criminal During Armed Robbery Now Fears For His Life

[Video] Indianapolis Homeowner Talks Frankly About Shooting Home Invader

This incident is the one of the most common types of defensive gun uses. That is, one in which no one was killed. Despite this being one of the most common types of defensive gun uses, these incidents are often not included in statistics about defensive gun uses. Many of these statistics and studies focus solely on justifiable homicides, which represent only a fraction of total defensive gun uses.

This is the 42nd defensive gun use we’ve documented in the state of Indiana and the 1350th defensive gun use we’ve documented overall.

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