Pastor Frank McClung of First Southern Baptist Church in
Muscle Shoals, Alabama, shudders at the thought of what might have
happened had a shotgun-wielding bandit been allowed to make his way
into the church during choir practice. Thanks to an armed citizen,
he never got that far. Police said the suspect approached one of
two parishioners waiting outside the church for their wives and
demanded they come with him. The men refused, one going for his
car, the other for the church. After the assailant fired into the
one man's car, the parishioner retrieved his own gun and returned
two fatal shots. "I'm very glad that the church member defended
himself and his fellow church members, but I'm sorry that the man
with the shotgun died," McClung said.
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