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Iowa gun-toting mother stops duo from kidnapping her son

John Lott - Crime Prevention Research Center | Published on 2/27/2023
Some news stories point out this mother used a gun to scare off the kidnappers, but others just say she scared away these two attackers without explaining how this mother was able to scare away a man and a woman.

Fox station KDSM in Des Moines, Iowa reported that two people, later identified as Michael Ernest Ross, 43, and Laurie Lynn Potter, 57, repeatedly walked in front of the Hubbell Tower Apartments door on Jan. 5.