NC Gun Owner Shoots Armed Man After He Shot a Woman in the Leg [VIDEO]

July 1 2015
by GSL Staff
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Incident at a Glance
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# of Suspects: Shots Fired: Unknown
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An armed, good Samaritan likely saved a live in North Carolina earlier today.

According to local media reports:

Investigators told Channel 9 that the man and woman were driving in a car on Pegram Street and arguing. During the argument, police said the man shot the woman in the leg, causing her to crash into a telephone pole.

Officers said both people got out of the car and that the man continued to shoot at the woman.

A neighbor was inside his house and heard the dispute happening. Officers said he came outside and shot the man.

The suspect died of his injuries. The suspect was identified as Degarrian Santonia Coleman, 31. The victim was identified as Coleman’s grandmother.

The woman is expected to survive, but does have severe injuries.

This is the 55th defensive gun use we’ve documented in the state of North Carolina and the 1,420th defensive gun use we’ve documented overall.

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