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Armed Citizens Stop Gunman in Washington State Wal-Mart Parking Lot

By: Teresa Mull

Two armed citizens stopped a gunman who opened fire in a Wal-Mart parking lot in Washington State over the weekend.

“People reported a driver was driving in the wrong direction in the vicinity,” the Tacoma News Tribune reported. “…The suspect then headed to Walmart. When [police] arrived at the Walmart, they learned that a man had tried to carjack a car and shot a man inside the car twice. He then tried to carjack another car. Two citizens in the parking lot drew weapons; at least one of them shot and killed the armed man…”

Two innocent people were injured in the incident before the gunman was stopped, the Daily Mail reported.

Teresa Mull is editor of Gunpowder Magazine. Contact her at teresa@gunpowdermagazine.com.

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