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Uber Eats driver delivers a surprise to armed robber

Once again, an armed citizen successfully defended himself against a criminal without having to fire a shot. The Left tries to pretend that this never happens, and heart-warming, even thrilling stories of armed self-defense aren’t newsworthy.

The following story did make the local newspaper, The Statesman in Austin, Texas. But it is told with more context at Bearing Arms, where Cam Edwards writes:

 One Uber Eats driver may be scouring the want ads today after using his legally-owed firearm to defend himself against an armed robber in Austin, Texas, even though the company prohibits drivers from carrying on the job.

The delivery worker went to Arbor Terrace apartments, which is just off Interstate 35 near East Oltorf Street in Southeast Austin, around 2:25 a.m. on Saturday, an arrest affidavit says.

When the delivery was done, the worker turned around to find a man aggressively standing very close to him. That man was identified by police as 37-year-old Gabriel Menchaca Palomino.

When the driver told Palomino to back off, he instead pulled a gun.

Read the full story from American Thinker

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