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Off-Duty D.C. Officer Shoots Robber

October 08, 2013  | 

An off-duty Metro (D.C.) Police officer shot and wounded a man who attempted to rob her in southeast Washington early Tuesday.

The man confronted the officer and told her he was armed. The officer then shot the man in the stomach with her service weapon. The man was taken to the hospital for treatment and is expected to survive, reports the Washington Post.

Tags: Off-Duty Incidents, Metro (D.C.) PD, Washington DC


Comments (6)

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Rick @ 10/8/2013 3:45 PM

Anyone with a permit from any state should have the same ability to defend themselves like this officer did.

House @ 10/8/2013 3:54 PM

@Rick I totally agree with you rick, as long as they qualify for one and are well trained/experienced. unfortunately liberal a$$ cities like DC don't think that way and make it near impossible to get one and even make it hard for us LEO's to carry in some cities/states. as far as we have come with HR 218 its not enough. the NFL now says they don't want us carrying also. im sure some other organizations will do that now. blues stay safe

David E. Bilbo @ 10/8/2013 4:26 PM

As much as I would like to see CCWs issued to everyone qualified, I see CCWs as another list for the ATF, FBI, etc. etc. etc. To use when the time comes for them to start knocking on doors and taking our firearms. Just a thought.

Bob@Az. @ 10/8/2013 5:29 PM

Here's another reason to carry something that will STOP a slimeball, not have to pay for his hospital care and long, expensive trials. Want to bet his low life lawyer will claim he was just kidding and then sue the city, who will of course roll over and pay 'cause it's easier? Blues, Stay Safe.

Capt. Crunch @ 10/8/2013 5:29 PM

I'm, glad she wasn't at a NFL game.

Roadkill Bill @ 10/9/2013 10:49 AM

I have already discontinued doing business with Starbucks due to their recent no firearms policy and I will now add the NFL to that list. Until or unless we start using our purchasing power to enforce our Constitutional Rights, we will continue to see this kind of corporate policy.

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