An armed neighbor is being praised for coming to the rescue when a pregnant pizza delivery driver was attacked and robbed Wednesday night in Southwest Atlanta, GA.
The woman, who’s eight months pregnant, was delivering a pizza Wednesday night. But no one was at the house when she got there. Then three suspects came behind her — and one of them was armed with a handgun, she told police. Atlanta Officer Jarius Daugherty says the armed teen began to strike the victim with the weapon and demanded the keys to her car, reported the Atlanta Journal Constitution. She tried unsuccessfully to get away from the suspects by running to a nearby home, police said. The suspects kept assaulting her, authorities said.
That’s when neighborhood resident and gun-owner Dennis Madaris jumped into action. “I told them, ‘Drop the gun or I’ll drop you,’ and they threw the gun down and all three of them took off,” Madaris told WSB-TV.
Police say a boy and a girl, both 16, were later caught and arrested on charges of criminal attempt to commit robbery and other offenses. The boy is also charged with having a firearm during the attempted robbery, authorities said, AJC reported. Police are looking for a third suspect. Officials said the victim (who’s name has not been released) suffered cuts and bruises on her face and was taken to the hospital as a precautionary reason due to her pregnancy. Police told Channel 2 Action News she was alert and breathing.
A textbook example of a good guy with a gun deterring a bad guy with a gun, fortunately this is not a rare occurrence. All too often we see stories of the Dennis Madaris’ of the nation protecting their friends and neighbors from the malicious thieves, rapists, and murderers of their communities. But the left won’t touch this story. Because the left-wing media doesn’t care about people being saved by guns. They desperately want stories of people’s lives being destroyed by guns. The left-wing media would’ve preferred those teenagers shot the woman in the head and robbed her to back up why guns are bad, than the reality of a gun-owning Good-Samaritan saving her life and the life of the unborn child with his legally owned firearm.