Friday Feel Good Stories

| January 11, 2019 | 21 Comments

woman gun
She said “No.”

Sweet home, Chicago…
Woman with concealed carry license hailed for shooting would-be robber

By: Hope Schreiber
A 25-year-old woman with a concealed carry license is being lauded for shooting and killing a 19-year-old man who attempted to rob her at a bus station in Chicago.

According to surveillance video obtained by CBS Chicago, the woman was waiting at a bus stop alone early Tuesday morning. Police report that the man approached and pointed a gun at her in an attempt to rob her. The woman pulled out her firearm and shot him in the neck.

The man took her gun and ran, CBS Chicago reported. Police found him near train tracks. He was then taken to a hospital, where he died of his injuries.

Read the rest here: Yahoo.com

Sweet Home, Chicago Part II
UPDATE: Man fatally shot by woman with concealed carry license in Fernwood previously accused of attacking cops
CHICAGO (WLS) —

The man shot and killed by a woman he was trying to rob at a Chicago bus stop in the Fernwood neighborhood had a criminal history.

The incident in the 500-block of West 103rd Street Tuesday morning was captured on surveillance video.

Investigators said 19-year-old LaAvion Goings approached the 25-year-old woman, pulled out a gun and announced a robbery. The woman then shot and killed him with her gun. The woman has a concealed carry license.

Police said Goings, who has a history of arrests. Last summer, he allegedly attacked a sergeant and officer during a drug raid.

The article, with a must-see video, may be viewed here: ABC 7 Chicago

While it’s nice to share, one really should bring your own gun to a gunfight.
Police ID Man Killed In Bound Brook Shooting Following Fight

By Alexis Tarrazi
BOUND BROOK, NJ — An Old Bridge man was identified as the person killed in a shooting on Wednesday night in Bound Brook near the Bridgewater border, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson announced.

Terrence C. Coulanges, 29, of Old Bridge went to the home on Farm Lane on Wednesday night to visit a male resident. The two knew each other, a police investigation found.

While there, Coulanges allegedly showed a semi-automatic handgun and a physical altercation began, Robertson said.

During the fight, the male resident was able to grab the handgun and fired it at Coulanges, Robertson said.

Read the rest of the article here: Patch.com

Very close, but two articles describe the same event, so the score is 2 / 0. The trifecta eludes us for another day.

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  1. Deplorable B Woodman says:

    One DOT, a million to go.

    Goings, going, GONE!

    Where’s Claw with the Whiz Wheel?

    • Claw says:

      The Whiz Wheel is PFD (Present For Duty) this fine, snowy Friday morning, so let’s give it a couple of spins. The results are:

      LaVion Goings Jr. (DOT) 26 x 3 = 78

      Terrence C. Coulanges (DOT) 25 x 3 = 75

  2. Wilted Willy says:

    I hope she got her gun back?

    • 5th/77th FA says:

      I think that might be a misprint (shocked face). From what I could tell on the video the perp ran one way and she crossed the street the other way. She appeared to still have her piece in her hand. I may be mistaken.

      Either way that dirtbag is DOT and will not be assaulting officers or attempting to rob folks on their way to work. Plus there is now an opening at the Jr. College and in the choir. One less dindu that was turning his life around. Yahoo article alluded to a survey of 2937 shootings in Chistan in ’18.

      The New Jersey story? Well, it’s Joirsey, whatdaya expect? Thin the herd.

    • MI Ranger says:

      Maybe she’ll get his gun too (free), unless it can be linked to other crimes, since the news seems to have reported it as hers… though I think Illinois keeps really good tabs on legally owned guns…not so much the other kind!

  3. 3/10/MED/b says:

    Claw,
    Please.
    Fire up the wheel.
    For all parties involved.
    (My apologies to Sister Mary Grace for improper grammar…)

  4. Doc Savage says:

    Ignore her “no” at your own risk, you will not be able to ignore her “bang, bang, bang”.

    • AW1Ed says:

      Indeed it is indeed good news, CCO.

      rescueJayme Closs, 13, was found Thursday when she approached a woman walking her dog in Gordon, Wis. She’d been missing since October 15. Image courtesy FBI

      Missing Wisconsin girl approached dog-walker to end 3-month mystery

      By: Nicholas Sakelaris
      Jan. 11 (UPI) — A 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who disappeared three months ago, when her parents were shot to death in their home, has been found alive — and authorities will give more details on the discovery Friday.

      Deputies announced late Thursday Jayme Closs had been found alive, but gave few details. They said they will reveal more information at an 11 a.m. EST news conference Friday, which will be streamed live.

      The girl had unkempt hair and wore oversized shoes Thursday when she approached a woman walking her dog Thursday in Gordon, Wis., about 70 miles from her home in Barron. She screamed that a man had killed her parents.

      The woman recognized the girl and immediately called police. Closs was offered food and water at a nearby house and she played with the family’s puppy, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported.

      A short trial and a good hangin’ are in order.

      Read more: UPI Link

  5. docduracoat says:

    That is very ballsy of the Chicago woman, drawing her gun on a drawn gun.
    Many criminals’ guns are unloaded, have the wrong ammo, or are non functional.
    But you cannot know that when they first point it at you.
    Good for her!

  6. HMC Ret says:

    LaAvion ?

    Really? Guy didn’t have a chance. Tough shit

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