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Company Fires Employee For Fending Off Armed Robber with Gun

TrueConservative2001 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 11:33 AM
Unsurprisingly, this type of thing is usual in the corporate world. In College Station, Texas, a Walmart Supercenter shoplifter was taken to the offices where he pulled out a gun. A security guard (ex-military) managed to wrest it out of his hands, causing it to hit a filing cabinet which caused the store to be evacuated. When the would-be shoplifter then pulled out a knife and tried to attack again, the security guard used the gun he wrested out of his hands to shoot the shoplifter. Wal-Mart did not fire him, but they pressured him to resign, otherwise he would be fired.

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:

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