On October 11, a concealed carry permit holder shot and killed an alleged armed robber inside Cafe Azzurri in Waterbury, Connecticut.
The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m.
According to NBC Connecticut, police spoke with witnesses who said “the would-be robber had come into the cafe wielding a gun and tried to steal from the business and the customers.” A patron who was “carrying a legally registered handgun confronted the suspect and fired his gun at least once, fatally shooting the man.”
Police took the patron’s handgun and “aren’t releasing his name” until the investigation into the shooting is over. No charges have been filed against the armed citizen.
News of the concealed permit holder stopping the Cafe Azzurri robbery comes just one day after a concealed permit holder stopped the robbery of Waffle House in Charleston, South Carolina. Breitbart News previously reported that police praised the concealed permit holder who intervened at the Waffle House, stopping an armed robbery at about 5:00 a.m. on October 10.
A uniformed officer who responded to calls of “shots fired” at the restaurant said, “It says something about firearms, for good people with firearms being in the right hands.” And a Waffle House employee who was at the restaurant when the alleged robbery was attempted said the concealed permit holder saved lives. According to The Post and Courier, the employee said, “He saved us, that’s what he did.”
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