People cite Justice Department statistics on defensive gun use to argue that guns in private hands are ineffective. It turns out there are some issues with the statistics, due to a number of biases in the reporting chain.
On 7 December, 2018, at about 7:45 p.m., the owner of the Alibaba’s convenience store in Syracuse, New York shot and wounded an armed robber. The robber ended up in the hospital. The story made the news . A local reporter for syracuse.com, Patrick Lohmann, investigated the story and wrote it up.