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The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Atlanta, Ga. 01/15/09

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

A man and his girlfriend were heading home from a night of dancing in Atlanta, Ga. The couple had just gotten inside their vehicle, when a stranger, identified as 29 year-old Jamarcus Usher, approached them. The man in the vehicle opened the glove box and retrieved his handgun. As the man asked Usher what he wanted, Usher responded by making a move for his waistband. The man in the vehicle swung open the door, hitting Usher. After being knocked back, Usher pulled his gun and raised it towards the man. But the armed citizen was too quick for the armed robber. The man fired, striking Usher multiple times, before Usher could fire a single shot. Usher died at the scene. Atlanta Police Detective Michael Willis quoted the armed citizen as stating that “he fired until the guy was no longer a threat”. Detective Willis also noted that he was impressed with the man’s accuracy.
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