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    Nuther One for the Good Guys...Gun Disarm

    HUNTINGTON --

    He looks a little bit like Chuck Norris, and has been hearing people tell him that for years.

    But the similarities donít stop with just the haircut and beard.

    The similarities bleed over into physical ability as well.
    A few minutes after midnight Wednesday, Stan Farmer used his ju-jitsu training to take the gun from an armed robber and prevent him from stealing cash from the register of Hartís Corner, 546 4th Ave.

    Farmer, 44, is an instructor of Manubi Masho Ju-Jitsu at the Tri-City School of Martial Arts in Chesapeake, Ohio. He has also twice been awarded by the International Martial Arts Hall of Fame Council for his abilities.

    A man pulled a gun on Farmer and another employee Wednesday night and tried to rob the store, according to a Huntington Police Department report.

    Farmer approached the robber and offered his wallet to him, the report said. When the robber reached for it, Farmer dropped it on the floor. While the robber was distracted, Farmer grabbed the gun and took the man to the floor, according to the report.

    During the struggle a gunshot was fired into the wall of the store, but no one was injured, according to the report. After the shot was fired, the weapon was taken from the robber, the report said. Two other employees helped Farmer hold the man by sitting on him until police arrived, according to the police report.

    The robber was unconscious and was turning blue when police arrived, according to the report.

    Stephen Allan McCaffrey, 39, of 11386 County Road 1, Chesapeake, Ohio, was arrested and charged with first-degree robbery and possession of a controlled substance for having two prescription pills without a prescription. McCaffrey was being held in the Cabell County Jail Thursday night on $125,000 bail.

    http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2003/...31/LNlist2.htm

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    The classic "drop the wallet" technique....it really worked this time.
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    DISARMpWN3D!

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    One less predator!! I suppose some people might say that they should have just given him the money etc. Unfortunately these days people often get shot after they give them the money. Its a tough decision and I am glad it worked out. One lesson to learn here though is the concept of field of fire.Try to control where the barrel goes as during a struggle the gun will probably fire. And high caliber rounds have the potential to penetrate through walls etc. and you have to keep that in mind.
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    heh...a good distraction can go a long way.
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    *remembers dropping pint glass before fight*
    yes, yes it can..
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    If you grab around the barrel, most guns can't fire unless they are a revolver. Still .. yea, you have to watch out because maybe you get out of the way but he shoots your Mom. What then?
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    damn i hate when they shoot my mum
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    That was very risky, and could of gone very wrong.

    He's lucky the guy was stupid enough to fall for that trick.
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    If you grab around the barrel, most guns can't fire unless they are a revolver.
    I'm not sure what kind of guns you're talking about, but all it takes to fire the round is for the hammer to drop; and on DAO pistols (auto and revolver) the hammer is internal. The movement of the action is only to cyle the next round. What's more, if you put your hand on the slide of a semi-auto, something's gonna give....and it ain't gonna be the slide. Ouch!
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