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Gainesville, Florida: “Gun-toting Florida dad rushes to daughter’s apartment, turns tables on her ab

John Lott - Crime Prevention Research Center | Published on 5/7/2023
Here is an example of a defensive gun use protecting a women from an abusive ex. This information is from the Gainesville police department available here.

A Florida dad shot his daughter’s abusive ex-boyfriend dead after the man allegedly assaulted her in her apartment – then came back for more, according to police.

Gainesville police officers responded to a domestic dispute at the Polos Apartments complex on Saturday and determined the unidentified ex-boyfriend had been inside the woman’s apartment and “physically assaulted her,” a police statement said. The woman’s father also came to the apartment in the aftermath, police said.