An Indiana man has been filmed pointing down the barrel of a handgun in a daring confrontation with an armed stranger who tried to steal his friend’s moped.
Timothy Gramza, 56, who had his own gun in a back pocket but did not
draw the weapon, spent several minutes arguing with the hooded teenager.
South Bend detective Sergeant Eugene Eyster, who is investigating the
April 1 incident, said he was amazed at Mr Gramza's bravery.
"It's one of those when you're telling yourself, either this man has a
lot of guts or he's about to lose all that he has," Sgt Eyster said.
"You see him reach several times to his back pocket, but he just couldn't do it. He couldn't make himself shoot a teenager."
Eventually the younger man fired off a shot and something — possibly a
ricocheted stone — hit Mr Gramza in the leg and he fell down.
The teen then jumped on the bike but could not st
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