Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Little Rock, AR, 09/15/06
Friday, December 1, 2006
Samuel Mitchell was exiting his church after choir practice, unaware
that two blocks away events were in motion that would change his
life. Police say a robber attempted to rob a man and woman, and the
victims fled in opposite directions. The suspect pursued the female
toward the church, where Mitchell had gotten into his truck. As he
was leaving the parking lot, the woman climbed into Mitchell's
vehicle and pleaded for help. When the suspect caught up, he stuck a
pistol inside the truck window and announced a carjacking. Mitchell,
who has a concealed carry permit, responded by producing his own
pistol and shooting the man, who died at the hospital.
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