Dekalb County, Georgia — You never know when you’ll need a firearm to fight off a criminal, gangster, or thug.
That’s what happened today in Lithonia, Dekalb County, Georgia, east of Atlanta, where an armed customer at Family Dollar shot and killed an armed robber.
This area of Georgia is the back yard of Georgia Democrat Socialist Stacey Abrams, who vowed to ban, confiscate, and destroy firearms from Georgians.
Here’s the report from the AJC:
A customer shot and killed an armed robber inside a DeKalb County dollar store Tuesday morning, police said.
DeKalb County police spokesman Sgt. J.D. Spencer said police responded to the shooting at the Family Dollar in the 7000 block of Covington Highway near Lithonia.
Investigators learned that a man had walked into the store and pulled a gun on two employees, Channel 2 Action News reported.
While an employee was handing over money, the customer shot the man, killing him.
And from Channel 2 Action News:
Channel 2’s Tom Regan learned from police that a man walked into the store on 7042 Covington Highway this morning and pulled a gun on two employees. While the suspect was getting money from an employee, a customer shot the man, police said.
The customer who shot and killed the gunman will not be charged, police said.
Police told Regan the clerk was badly shaken by what happened but appreciative to the customer who put a stop to the armed robbery by taking out the threat.
“She’s upset. She’s dealing with coporate right now… but she’s fine,” an official told us.