Watch: Good Samaritan with Firearm Saves Cop Pinned by Suspect

Watch: Good Samaritan with Firearm Saves Cop Pinned by Suspect


In the aftermath of a jury determining Kyle Rittenhouse acted in self-defense when he shot three men, two of them fatally, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, during an August 2020 riot, it is helpful to know another instance when the use of deadly force is authorized: in defense of another.

In November 2016, Deputy Dean Bardes of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office in Florida engaged in a high-speed chase on I-75 with suspect Edward Strother, WFTX-TV reported.

Strother had passed by a crash scene on the highway narrowly missing Bardes, which the officer thought was intentional.

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The chase ended on an off-ramp near Fort Myers.

Sheriff Mike Scott of Lee County, FL is praising the concealed carrier that saved the life of Deputy Dean Bardes: https://t.co/T8cPl9TIj0

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