Cleveland CHL-holder defends own life when violently attacked by two armed robbers

by Chad D. Baus

WOIO (CBS Cleveland) is reporting that a 24 year-old concealed handgun licensee was forced to defend his own life after two armed robbers beat and pistol-whipped him inside his own home.

From the article:

19 Action News has learned the 24-year-old homeowner returned home and was approached by two men in his driveway who attempted to rob him. The suspects forced the homeowner inside the home. The homeowner reports he was beaten and pistol whipped.

At one point, the victim managed to get his personal weapon and fired in the direction of the suspects, hitting both.

One male suspect was pronounced dead on scene by EMS. The second male suspect was arrested a short time later, about a block away, with a gunshot wound to the knee. The second suspect remains under arrest and is at Metro being treated for injuries.

The homeowner is a CCW permit holder.

A complete list of known incidents involving Ohio CHL-holders defending themselves is available here.

Chad D. Baus is the Buckeye Firearms Association Secretary, and BFA PAC Vice Chairman.

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