Armed Miami Man Kills AK-47 Wielding Thug: “I’m Not Going to Go Out Like a Punk”
An armed Miami man shot and killed an AK-47 wielding bandit in an incident that Miami police are calling self defense.
60-year old Donovan Stewart was surprised to be awakened by a sharp knock on the door of the van of which he was living at 3 AM Monday morning. His girlfriend and He opened the door to find a AK-rifle wielding stranger who was threatening to rob him.
Stewart explained his quick reaction in a video interview with CBS 4 News. Stewart forced the thug’s rifle to the side, drawing his Glock semi-automatic pistol and firing into the armed thug’s chest.
“I am from Kingstontown in Jamaica, and I am not going to go out like a punk. So I emptied my Glock in his chest. This man tried to get in my van while I was sleeping and he was surprised to see what I did.”
Stewart’s quick action proved decisive in neutralizing the threat.
“It was so close… I got the nozzle away from my face… And I emptied my Glock in his chest.”
Police investigating the incident say so far that the situation appears to be a case of self defense. The unnamed bandit killed in the incident is being investigated for possible involvement in other robberies in the Miami area, including one in which a young woman claims he entered her home at gunpoint and stole $600 in cash.
Stewart appears to a knowledgable gun owner. He describes being a licensed security guard with a concealed carry license, trained in self-defense, and a member of the NRA in his interview with CBS 4 News.
“To defend my life and defend my family… And the possibility to defend innocent people, I’ll do it to. You don’t just wake me up in the morning and push an AK in my nose and think you’re going to live? No… You tried the wrong person with that.“