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Armed Citizen Saves Policeman’s Life

On Sunday, August 26, 2012, Charles Conner shot and killed two of his neighbors and their dogs with a firearm.  Sergeant Steven Means responded to the call reporting the shooting.  He was fired upon as soon as he left his police car.

Means took cover behind his cruiser and returned fire with his AR-15.  He was unable to get a clear shot on Conner as Conner was behind a tree with a better sight advantage.

A neighbor, Vic Stacy, armed himself and went outside.  He saw Sergeant Means was pinned down and he moved to a spot where he had an opportunity to shoot Conner in the thigh from 165 yards.  Conner was distracted and was shot by Stacy three more times from that distance. Continue reading