Suspect dead after man with concealed carry permit intervenes in alleged carjacking

“OREM, Utah — A man with a concealed carry permit fatally shot a man in a Utah parking lot after intervening in a reported carjacking attempt. Police say it appears the shooting was justified, and the man will not face any charges, according to KSTU…

The suspect who fled in the truck drove to a grocery store parking lot. Police said there he abandoned the truck and went to steal another vehicle.

‘Subject gets out of the truck, goes over and pulls the lady out of the silver Mercedes, starts to get in the car, she’s screaming for help,’ said Captain Ned Jackson of the Orem Police Department.

Detectives said that’s when a shopper, so far only identified as a 31-year-old male, confronted the suspect.

‘Our citizen goes up at gun point, has him get out of the car, the guy gets out of the car,’ Jackson said. ‘The suspect lunged and tried to get the gun from him, so at that point he’s trying to protect himself and shoots the gentleman.’

Police said the shopper, who had a concealed carry permit, was threatened and fired his weapon.”

(Via.) Q13 FOX News

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