The liberal media will always go CRAZY when someone suffering from a mental illness uses a gun to kill. However, you never hear when the use of a gun saves a life – and I don’t think Obama will be praising this particular dad.
At about 11pm on Monday, a 17-year-old girl was getting something from her car parked in front of her house. As reported by Fox2News in St. Louis, two men, both with guns, grabbed her and began to push her back into the home with a gun to her head. Her father, who says he was visiting the girl and her mother, saw the gunmen and pulled his own weapon. He says he had no choice but to fire. “He was holding her hostage. She was a human shield. So I did what I had to do.”
The girl’s father shot and killed one suspect and injured the other.
Asked how he had the confidence to pull the trigger when the man was holding his daughter that way, he said, “It wasn’t like that. It just happened. I didn’t have no choice. He had my daughter so I did what I had to do.”
The father said he was sorry for what the families of the two suspects are going through, but he says he had no choice. “My condolences goes out to all the families involved. I don’t know him. I wish it hadn’t happened. So like I said, to the moms, fathers, all the other people involved, I apologize,” he said.
The man he shot and killed was Terrell Johnson, 31, of St. Louis. The second suspect, who the father says was wearing a mask, is Cortez McClinton, 33, also of St. Louis. The two suspects were no strangers to police. Terrell Johnson, the dead man, had served time in the Missouri prison system for first-degree robbery. Having been given a sixteen-year sentence. Cortez McClinton was charged with first-degree murder in the 2010 killing of Brian Reed.
The father asked that his name not be used but one thing is for certain — he is a hero to his daughter. He showed that even though he doesn’t live with her, he is still her dad, her protector, and thank goodness he was able to exercise his 2nd Amendment right on that night.
And I believe this man represents the essence of what Father’s Day is all about. So to this man that I will never meet, Happy Fathers Day, you done good and make all us dads with daughters very proud.