Man has concealed carry permit pulled after defending home

One Los Angeles man pulled his firearm on intruders to protect his family. Now he’s had his permit suspended.

A Los Angeles homeowner had his concealed carry permit suspended after exchanging gunfire with armed robbers outside his home.

Driving the news: The incident, captured on home surveillance video, occurred when masked robbers approached Vince Ricci’s home as he was walking to his front door.


  • The homeowner pulled out a concealed handgun and opened fire on the intruders, who then fled.
  • The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department confirmed the suspension of the homeowner’s concealed carry license but did not provide a specific reason.
  • The homeowner claims that the suspension is due to him expressing frustration with the LAPD officers during their investigation of the incident.
  • According to the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, the city or county that issued the concealed carry license must revoke it if notified by the California Department of Justice or if the license holder becomes disqualified.
  • The homeowner may have the opportunity to reapply for the concealed carry permit, provided he follows all the required protocols.

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