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Company Fires Employee For Fending Off Armed Robber with Gun

skywalker58 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 8:29 AM
The person directly confronted should not resist and do what the armed robber asks. If another employee can slip out and get help or do what this veteran did, then they should not be punished. There have been numerous cases of an armed person entering a fast food restaurant at closing or just after and rounding up all the employees, forcing them into the freezer or back room and killing them all. Not resisting does not always mean you get away unharmed. It happened here in Alabama (Gadsden) so don't say that never happens.

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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