CASSOPOLIS, MI – A man attempting armed robbery of a gas station in Michigan was stopped in his tracks by an armed customer of the store.
Village of Cassopolis Police were dispatched to an armed robbery and shooting at a Marathon gas station around 9:45 PM last Thursday. Upon arriving on the scene, they found a man with multiple gunshot wounds being held at gunpoint by another man.
The police determined that the wounded man entered the gas station in an attempt to rob it at gunpoint. A customer in the store who was armed and had a valid Michigan concealed carry permit witnessed the attempted robbery. He drew his concealed carry gun and fired at the robber, hitting him multiple times. He then held the wounded man at gunpoint until the police arrived.
These incidents should make us think about what we, as concealed carriers, would do in that situation. Would you intervene? Discuss in the comments below. Every situation is different, but going over these scenarios ahead of time will help us be prepared should we find ourselves in a similar situation.