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Saturday, January 14, 2017
MAN WITH GUN SAVES LIFE OF AZ STATE TROOPER
A man who shot and wounded an Arizona state trooper
Thursday along a remote highway and then started slamming the helpless
officer's head into the pavement
as the two struggled was shot to death by a passing driver, authorities said.
Andersson, a 27-year veteran of the Department of Public Safety, was shot in
the right shoulder and chest in what authorities called an ambush and was in
serious but stable condition after surgery at a Goodyear hospital.
would not be alive without his assistance," DPS Director Frank Milstead
said of the driver who stopped.
Arizona has a
"defense of third person" law [like all states] that allows someone
to use deadly force against another who is threatening or injuring a third
person. It was not unusual that the passing driver was armed in this
gun-friendly state with loose regulations.”
It will be interesting to see whether the NY Times
carries this story, and if they do, how they will spin it. I did a quick search but could not find anything on it at the NYT. It may be there. Media bias is not so much reflected in what stories they carry, its more reflected by what stories they don't cover.