In East Ridge, Tennessee a thug wielding a knife walked into a marathon gas station about 2 AM. He demanded money and cigarettes at knife point and then took the female clerk hostage.
What he didn’t know was that there was another customer still in the parking lot. That customer just happened to be a Good Guy with a Gun. His handgun was in his car and when he realized what was happening he ran to his car and retrieved it. The armed robber then reportedly came after him.
Apparently the thug had never heard the old adage, “Never bring a knife to a gunfight.”
It was a good result for the evening, the store clerk wasn’t hurt, the thug with a knife is dead, and the Good Guy with a Gun won’t be charged.
Not only should he not be charged, he should get a reward.