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Armed citizen saves woman from attacker – BWSEATTLE

- by - January 31, 2013 - 17:20 America/New_York - 2 Comments

Guns save lives! The man reportedly threatened the woman with a knife and began chasing her down the street.

A passerby saw what was happening and feared for the woman’s safety, Snell said.

The passerby, 61, of Arlington, had a pistol. He fired a shot in the air.

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  1. Unruly Refugee

    January 31st, 2013

    I like these stories. But firing a shot into the air could possibly kill an innocent person when that bullet falls back to earth. Why not just plug the bastard in the leg and tell him that’s the only warning shot he’s gonna get.

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  2. Dadof3

    February 1st, 2013

    No real good choice here.

    Shooting a moving target, with a hand gun, under life-and-death circumstance/pressure, has a low a probability of success and a high one for hitting something you shouldn’t.

    There are no completely safe ways to fire a warning shot. Sh!t can and usually does happen.

    He was lucky. Very lucky.

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