Gamer Thwarts Teen Gunman's Attempt to Steal His Copy of Call of Duty

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A 27-year-old man fought off an armed teenager in a dark parking lot when the would-be robber demanded his copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 at gunpoint, Kansas City police say.


The 18-year-old was arrested earlier today after following a customer from a GameStop. When confronted by the teen, the 27-year-old fought for the gun, forcing the suspect to flee the area.

Police say the bumbling teenager confronted the gamer in his apartment parking lot about 1 a.m., racking a round in his gun and shouting "Give me the game." When the gamer told him off, the gunman racked a second round, ejecting the first onto the ground. That's when the gamer made his move, struggling over the gun until the teen fled.


Police arrested the teen hours later, after discovering him standing in line at the same GameStop, waiting to buy a copy of the game.

Northland gamer thwarts gunman's attempt to steal Call of Duty [Kansas City Star, thanks Zach]

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It's great that this story turned out the way it did, but in all seriousness if someone asks for a video game at gunpoint just give them the game.