I follow the news from Cleveland since it's where I grew up, but man, what a rathole it is now: the new Detroit. Robbery suspect shot by store clerk dies 4 days later | cleveland.com Charges dropped against store clerk who shot robber | cleveland.com Mr. Grant's record (just in Cleveland!) is summarized in this screencap from the Court website - So what do y'all think? Should an ex-felon be allowed to walk if he defends himself with a gun? It seems to me that he should still have to answer for being an ex-felon in possession, even if the shooting is justifiable. Note: So what if the gun wasn't his? My understanding is that a ex-con can't even be in the same house with a gun that he has access to.