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Old 09-09-2006, 09:51 AM   #1
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wheelchair bound woman shoots mugger

shes a bad shot, but effective none the less.
a .357 to the elbow has gotta tear some stuff up.


Woman in wheelchair on way to gun practice shoots mugger POSTED: 8:32 a.m. EDT, September 9, 2006 *NEW YORK* (AP) -- Margaret Johnson might have looked like an easy target.

But when a mugger tried to grab a chain off her neck Friday, the wheelchair-bound 56-year-old pulled out her licensed .357 pistol and shot him, police said.

Johnson said she was in Manhattan's Harlem neighborhood on her way to a shooting range when the man, identified by police as 45-year-old Deron Johnson, came up from behind and went for the chain.

"There's not much to it," she said in a brief interview. "Somebody tried to mug me, and I shot him."

Deron Johnson was taken to Harlem Hospital with a single bullet wound in the elbow, police said. He faces a robbery charge, said Lt. John Grimpel, a police spokesman.

Margaret Johnson, who lives in Harlem, has a permit for the weapon and does not face charges, Grimpel said. She also was taken to the hospital with minor injuries and later released.
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Old 09-09-2006, 10:07 AM   #2
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too bad she was'nt a better shot.
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Old 09-09-2006, 10:19 AM   #3
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Maybe that was why she was on the way to the shooting range
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Old 09-09-2006, 10:40 AM   #4
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Maybe that was why she was on the way to the shooting range
thats what i was thinking too.
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Old 09-10-2006, 12:01 AM   #5
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Wow, two stories in recent times. Too bad the double amputee lost his life in NE Houston though. And thus the reason why I carry in my wheelchair. You can't just flee an attacker in a wheelchair. You got to stand up (figure of speech) for yourself.
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Old 09-10-2006, 03:30 AM   #6
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Bravo to her! Now get to the range and practice.
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Old 09-10-2006, 03:32 AM   #7
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Old 09-10-2006, 08:22 AM   #9
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the guy will probably will loose some movement from his arm. a 357 gotta do some damage. now wait for the creep to sue the lady.
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