Woman with Concealed Carry Permit Shoots Philadelphia Attacker on New Year’s Day

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A woman in Philadelphia with a concealed carry permit shot and wounded an alleged attacker about 1 a.m. on New Year’s Day.

CBS News reports the woman shot the man “on Tackawanna Street near Torresdale Avenue,” as he was allegedly attacking her.

The man underwent surgery after being shot and is hospitalized in stable condition.

FOX 29 notes the alleged attacker was a 30-year-old man and the attack was domestic in nature.

Breitbart News observes there were over 500 murders in Mayor Jim Kenney’s (D) Philadelphia during 2022.

Moreover, the Daily Pennsylvanian points out Kenny’s Philadelphia exceeded 1,000 carjackings for the year by the end of September.

On April 1, 2022, Breitbart News reported that concealed carry permit applications for the Philadelphia were up 600 percent, as law-abiding residents responded to city’s violent crime by arming themselves.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkins, a weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio and a Turning Point USA Ambassador. AWR Hawkins holds a PhD in Military History, with a focus on the Vietnam War (brown water navy), U.S. Navy since Inception, the Civil War, and Early Modern Europe. Follow him on Instagram: @awr_hawkins. You can sign up to get Down Range at breitbart.com/downrange. Reach him directly at awrhawkins@breitbart.com.


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