Janitor in fatal shooting of two Milwaukee teens has gun permit

The attorney for a maintenance worker who fatally shot two teens police say were attacking him with a baseball bat Wednesday said his client carried a gun because of the nature and location of his work, but is not a gun rights activist or even a hunter.

“He considers it an occupational necessity” to carry a gun and has a permit to do so, the lawyer, David Geraghty, said Friday. He represents Jeremy Rossetto, 39, of Cudahy, who was released from jail Friday after initially being arrested on possible homicide charges after the incident.

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Off-duty officer stops armed man in restaurant

An off-duty California police officer is being hailed as a hero after he foiled the plans of an armed individual who walked into a restaurant on Valentine’s Day and allegedly threatened to kill everyone inside.

“I thought we were all gonna get shot — the guy saying, ‘I’m gonna kill everybody!’” Matt Brown, who was at Stockton’s Arroyo’s Cafe Friday evening, told KOVR-TV.

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Injured robber’s family says armed citizen should have ‘just left the store’

The family of a suspect who was shot by an armed customer while attempting to rob a Family Dollar store in Mobile, Alabama earlier this month told Fox 10 that the Good Samaritan should not have gotten involved and “just left the store.”

It was Tuesday, Nov. 12, when the armed citizen, whose identity has not been revealed, noticed 18-year-old Adric White wearing a mask and pointing a gun at employees towards the front of the store.

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