IL: Should Victim who Disarms Robber get to Keep the Weapon?

Jul 4, 2020 | 0 comments

In a small percentage of cases, a victim disarms an attacker. The attacker usually runs off. In one case, they even asked for the gun back! My experience is that disarms by victims are considerably more common than disarms by attackers. It is not hard to understand why. The victim has a lot more to gain from a disarm; the attacker a lot more to lose if he continues the fight. Sometimes the victim turns the gun on the attacker, as happen in this case in Chicago. It happened …read more