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Armed robber shot, killed after victim pulls his own gun, Jacksonville police say(FL)
jacksonville.com ^ | 2 July, 2012 | NA

Posted on 07/02/2012 8:40:13 AM PDT by marktwain

A man was killed this morning when one of two people he tried to rob at gunpoint drew their own gun and opened fire on the would-be robber, Jacksonville police said.

Sgt. Shawn Coarsey said the robber approached the two victims who were in their car in the 1000 block of West 13th Street about 3:30 a.m. He said the victim did have a permit to carry the firearm.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: banglist; defense; fl; robber
CCW holders reduce crime. (Guns save lives)
1 posted on 07/02/2012 8:40:23 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

This part of town would seem to be a good place to have a CC permit.


2 posted on 07/02/2012 8:45:10 AM PDT by robowombat
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To: robowombat

Good shooting, Citizen. Civilization thanks you.


3 posted on 07/02/2012 8:47:19 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: marktwain

An ambiguous report at best. Who is being called the victim here, the shooter or the dead guy? Would it matter if the dead guy did or did not have a CWP? It might if the shooter didn’t ... ( They were all stupid to be in that part of town anyway.)

Typical muddled Times-Union reporting.


4 posted on 07/02/2012 8:53:18 AM PDT by Afterguard
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To: marktwain

I love a happy ending!


5 posted on 07/02/2012 9:02:50 AM PDT by yuleeyahoo (Liberty is not collective, it is personal. All liberty is individual liberty. - Calvin Coolidge)
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To: marktwain
I hope there was not a racial difference in skin color.....just ask Zimmerman.

seems to make a difference in law enforcement.

6 posted on 07/02/2012 9:05:37 AM PDT by MrPiper
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To: marktwain
A man was killed this morning when one of two people he tried to rob at gunpoint drew their own gun and opened fire

Just don't know if I would have the 'nads to draw on someone who already had me cold like that.
I'm not slow - won my share of championships in combat pistol down through the years - but a Mozambique on an IPSC target is going to be much different than taking on a leveled weapon held by a living, breathing bad guy.

7 posted on 07/02/2012 9:16:37 AM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party of NO! Nobama, No Way, No How!)
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To: marktwain

Another example of great gun control. The victim hit exactly where he was aiming—at the criminal. He saved the state of Florida a whole lot of money in lawyers, court costs,housing, food, clothing, entertainment,gym equipment, climate control, counseling and medical care to the criminal.

Congratulations on a job well done.


8 posted on 07/02/2012 9:35:41 AM PDT by Saltmeat
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To: robowombat

A numbered street in Jacksonville. Yep, you had better be packing in this area. Especially if you are white or hispanic.


9 posted on 07/02/2012 9:58:03 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: marktwain

And to think that this is what the UN has in mind for America and that there are actually those in our government who agree with that opinion.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDMeDmV0ufU


10 posted on 07/02/2012 9:58:56 AM PDT by 353FMG
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To: grobdriver
Just don't know if I would have the 'nads to draw on someone who already had me cold like that.

In a case like that the odds of you getting out alive aren't good so best to go for all the marbles.

11 posted on 07/02/2012 10:41:57 AM PDT by bgill
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To: SampleMan

Your are correct, 7 blocks on the downtown side of M.L. King Parkway.


12 posted on 07/02/2012 10:52:31 AM PDT by Quick Shot
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To: bgill
"In a case like that the odds of you getting out alive aren't good so best to go for all the marbles."

My feelings exactly. If I am carrying one of us is gona meet the good lord. I will do everything in my power to make sure it ain't me.

13 posted on 07/02/2012 11:53:44 AM PDT by DeaconRed (My vote in Nov will be dictated by my extreme hatred for ZERO and what he is doing to our country.)
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To: marktwain

Cost effective crime prevention at it’s best.


14 posted on 07/02/2012 12:50:16 PM PDT by Aleya2Fairlie
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To: marktwain

Wonder if that jack-booted Nazi thug State Atty Angela Corey will try to railroad the self-defender like she is doing in my Seminole County w George Zimmerman. Jacksonville is Corey’s district

Good shot...but we need stronger Stand Your Ground laws to keep any self-defender from prosecution


15 posted on 07/02/2012 2:40:28 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Sad....George Zimmerman is in jail for rightfully defending himself...while Eric Holder walks free)
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To: marktwain
He said the victim did have a permit to carry the firearm.

This is a statement we should never see in print or hear for that matter. No permit should be required to exercise your God given right to be armed. If we were all freely armed, then crime would be much lower.

How did we let our selves become the idiots we are today, allowing our freedoms to be sapped slowly but surely?

16 posted on 07/02/2012 11:27:23 PM PDT by calex59
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To: grobdriver
... but a Mozambique on an IPSC target is going to be much different than taking on a leveled weapon held by a living, breathing bad guy

Unless said bad guy somehow (ehem) "signaled" to you their proficiency with a pistol was somewhat in question....

17 posted on 07/02/2012 11:44:01 PM PDT by papertyger ("And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if..."))
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To: calex59
How did we let our selves become the idiots we are today, allowing our freedoms to be sapped slowly but surely?

Like it or not, we gave women an instant majority along with the vote, and women, as a group, have ALWAYS prized "security" (even of the specious variety) over "liberty."

18 posted on 07/02/2012 11:50:26 PM PDT by papertyger ("And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if..."))
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To: papertyger

I agree with you. That was one big mistake on our part, letting women have the franchise.


19 posted on 07/03/2012 12:02:33 AM PDT by calex59
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To: calex59

I really don’t think anyone can credibly withhold the franchise from women. However, along with extending the franchise to women, we should have been given “another” bill of rights with an aim toward defending the American people from verbal crime and oppression as effectively as physical crime and oppression.


20 posted on 07/03/2012 2:42:05 AM PDT by papertyger ("And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if..."))
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To: marktwain

“CCW holders reduce crime. (Guns save lives)”

Uh, what are you talking about? This was a gun-related killing...well, that’s how the media and Democrats look at it.


21 posted on 07/03/2012 4:22:28 AM PDT by BobL
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