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Company Fires Employee For Fending Off Armed Robber with Gun

s230 Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 4:01 PM
Would their zero tolerance stopped a police officer too? I am stunned that this could actually have happened. They should be treating him like a hero and giving him a bonus for saving the money to help stop the crime. Maybe crimestoppers has a reward for this guy?

When an armed robber entered a Virginia AutoZone store demanding that the manager unlock the store’s safe, employee and Air Force veteran Devin McClean snuck out of the store to grab his legally-owned gun from his vehicle. When he returned with his weapon, he was able to scare the robber away, thereby saving his manager’s life and the company $2,000. How was McClean rewarded for carrying out such a heroic act? Because he violated company policy by bringing a personal weapon into the store-- he was fired. The Blaze has more:

But although the store’s manager was...

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