In Dawson County, Georgia Tuesday, a gun-toting woman shot a man who was assaulting a police officer.
As reported by Fox 5 Atlanta, the incident occurred after Sgt. Randy Harkness gave a ride to a local homeless man. The officer took the man to a gas station, intent upon also giving him some money. Things went south when the man began physically attacking the officer and, according to reports, may have attempted to take the policeman's gun.
Thankfully, help was on the way: a woman who was in her car at the Chevron station saw the attack and went to the aid of the officer. The woman — was was carrying her gun at the time — shot the man at least once, saving the officer from further potential harm. Aseem Kahn, owner of the service station told Fox 5:
“She shot off a round. The guy got off the police officer and she shot another round and he was running that way I think, there was three shots.”
In response to the discharging of the gun, the assailant fled the scene. Retreating to a McDonald’s across the street, he tried to steal an elderly woman’s car, punching her in the face during the attempt. Several patrons saw the incident and immediately defended the lady, detaining the man until police arrived. The shift manager at the McDonalds praised the customers’ heroic deed:
“They are the heroes because they kept him from injuring anybody else.”
Kahn echoed the gratitude:
“It could have been worse, mate, thank you for that lady who was carrying.”
The homeless man survived, though he is currently hospitalized and will be charged for his crimes.
Sheriff Jeff Johnson also called the woman a hero for saving the officer’s life.
The leftist media are engaged in a war with the Second Amendment, taking every opportunity and every possible tragedy to push their gun-control agenda. The pistol-packing woman who saved the day is just one of countless examples of armed Americans who used their right to bear arms to save an innocent life. The media should be trumpeting her heroism, but it is doubtful that they will -- it doesn't support their anti-gun, anti-liberty political narrative.