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Last May, in Benton Harbor Michigan, pharmacist, Jeremy Hoven scared away two masked robbers from the Walgreens he was working at that night. Jeremy, after realizing the store was being robbed brandished his own Smith & Wesson 357 Magnum revolver and scared away the robbers. Walgreens fired him for having the chutzpah to do this citing that it is Walgreens policy to avoid confrontation in the event of a robbery. Not to mention its also against Walgreens policy which specifically bars employees from carrying weapons. To thicken the stew, Jeremy Hoven thinks he shouldn't have been fired for defending himself so he's now hired lawyers to sue Deerfield Illinois based Walgreens. You can also form your own opinion by watching the very well edited surveillance video.
· Walgreens Sued by Pharmacist Who Stopped Robbery With Handgun [Trib]