When it comes to America’s second amendment rights, people discount the value of having an armed populace. While guns in the wrong hands always prove to be deadly, when the right person has one and vows to only use it for good, positive things can happen. And bad guys can be blown away.
In what is being applauded a case of vigilante justice, one armed citizen shot and killed a suspect as they abused a police officer along a stretch of Florida highway following the election last week.
Apparently, the citizen sniper took aim as a suspect beat Lee County Sheriff’s Deputy Dean Bardes along the side of the road after being stopped during a high-speed chase.
The fateful event occurred in Estero, Florida on an exit ramp of I-75. Learn more about this case and what will happen to the vigilante citizen sniper below!
While working an accident scene, Deputy First Class Bardes, who has worked the Lee County Sheriff’s Department for 12 years, witnessed the suspect recklessly speeding by, posing a danger to others on the road. The Deputy gave pursuit for several miles.
Finally, the suspect stopped. But when he exited his car, he began to assault Deputy Bardes.
When a passerby witness the violence, he stopped to offer help to Deputy Bardes in an effort to support the good guys.
At that point, the suspect was on top of Deputy Bardes and the officer was screaming for help, terrified that he could be killed by the reckless driver’s strong punches.
The passerby listen to the officer’s cry for help. He took out his gun and shot the suspect dead. Then he drove away before Deputy Bardes could identify him.
One witness, named Rick Maestas, witnessed much of the crazy ordeal. He saw the high-speed pursuit draw to a close on the left shoulder of the busy highway. He saw the suspect mount the police officer after beating the veteran into submission.
Then Maestas heard three gun shots and the abuser atop the officer lifelessly fall to the side.