Woman with concealed carry license defends herself against attack in Chicago

A woman in Democrat Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s crime-ridden Chicago defended herself Monday with a legally carried firearm.

“GOOD. FOR. HER,” tweeted NewDemocrat4Life.

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Two people approached the 42-year old woman sitting in her parked car on the 10200 block of South Michigan Avenue, according to the police. The incident occurred around 3pm Monday afternoon. One of the two individuals pulled out a gun and pointed it at her as they approached the vehicle in Chicago’s far South Side Roseland neighborhood.

In response, the woman pulled out her own weapon and fired shots. The two individuals fled the scene and no injuries were reported.

“Of the 2.5 million times citizens use their guns to defend themselves every year, the overwhelming majority merely brandish their gun or fire a warning shot to scare off their attackers. Less than 8% of the time, a citizen will kill or wound his/her attacker,” states Gun Owners of America.

The woman was carrying her gun legally – she has a concealed-carry license and FOID card.

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Violence continues to be a serious problem in the Democrat-controlled city, and many citizens are not as well-prepared to defend themselves against aggressors. Mayor Lori Lightfoot has come under fire for her views on policing and gun laws, many saying that her tenure is “catastrophic” for the city.

“Murders in Chicago recently spiked in 2020, with 770 reported at the end of the year. That figure is the highest number since 1997,” CNN reported.

“Chicago has the toughest gun laws in the country, and also the highest numbers of shootings and homicides. Restrictive gun laws have never worked. Youth gun education, encouraged legal gun ownership and strong self defense laws will allow honest folks to protect themselves,” tweeted Jeff Balsiger.

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Police are investigating Monday’s incident. No other details are currently available and the Chicago Police Department could not be reached for comment due to technological issues with their non-emergency communications system.