Ohio CHL-holder defends own life when two teens attempt armed robbery

WCMH (NBC Columbus) is reporting that an Ohio concealed handgun license (CHL) -holder was forced to defend his own life when two teens attempted an armed robbery.

From the article:

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 7:42 p.m., Tuesday, officers were called to the E&E Market in the 700 block of E. Hudson Street on the report of a shooting.

When officers arrived on scene, they found an 18-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital where he later died.

Police say the 18-year-old pulled a gun in an attempt to rob a 33-year-old man but the man, who is a CCW permit holder, took out his own gun and shot the 18-year-old dead.


According to police, a 17-year-old boy who was with the 18-year-old during the robbery has been arrested and charged with murder.

Police said the CHL-holder remained on the scene and waited for officers to arrive. They have chosen not to reveal his identity.

Chad D. Baus served as Buckeye Firearms Association Secretary from 2013-2019. He is co-founder of BFA-PAC, and served as its Vice Chairman for 15 years. He is the editor of BuckeyeFirearms.org, which received the Outdoor Writers of Ohio 2013 Supporting Member Award for Best Website, and is also an NRA-certified firearms instructor.

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