Defensive Gun Use of the Day: Korean Store Owner Seul Lim’s Gunfight with Armed Robber

“Surveillance video from inside a Spanaway convenience store shows an armed robbery turned into a shootout when clerk Seul Lim fired at the man holding up her family’s store,” Tacoma, Washington’s mynorthwest.com reports. “The video shows Lim being held at gunpoint at the Pacific Quick Mart on Tuesday when she fires at the robber, missing him. He fires back striking Lim in the abdomen.” Ms. Lim is recovering. “She’s tough, she’s a tough cookie, yeah,” Lim’s husband Min Kim said. As TTAG tipster Mike points out . . .

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Let’s skip to the middle of the abc11.com post to get straight to the Defensive Gun Use (DGU) part of the story. “[Sheldon] Dix savagely attacked a mother who was waiting in her car at a nearby church parking lot. When another man saw the attack and tried to intervene, Dix starting beating on the man. The woman in the car then pulled out a handgun and shot at the attacker. ‘The victim in the car happened to be a concealed-permit holder. She had a legal right. She retrieved her firearm and fired off two rounds,’ said Fayetteville Police Lt. Tim Tew.” It’s a damn shame she missed. But someone else did not, only minutes later . . .

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