Georgia State University experienced a carjacking last Friday.? Ironically, this was the last day of “Empty Holster Week,” an event that had students wearing empty holsters to protest the law that renders them utterly defenseless on?campus, even in the?parking lots.??Here is the campus alert email GSU sent to its students.
From: “Student Email Postmaster”
Date: Friday, Oct 26, 2007 6:35 pm
Subject: Campus Alert – Carjacking
To: No To
CC: No CC
Carjacking and Kidnaping at K Parking Deck – Suspects arrested and victim uninjured
On Friday, October 26, 2007 at approximately 2:45 pm Georgia State University Police received a report that a carjacking occurred in the K Parking Deck. ? At about 12:00 pm a female GSU student was approached by two black males displaying firearms and taken off campus. ?The victim was forced to withdrawal money from several ATM Machines. ?The victim was released unharmed and was able to flag down a DeKalb County Police Officer. ?DeKalb County Police later arrested both suspects.
The victim described the suspects as two black males; one suspect wearing a white hooded sweatshirt and the other wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. ?Both suspects were wearing black baseball caps with a ?NY? insignia.
If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Georgia State University Police at (404) 413-2100. ?You may also call the Police Tip Line at 404-413-3211. ?You may request a safety escort on campus by calling the GSU Police at (404) 413-2100. ?A police officer or a security guard will drive or walk you to your destination.
Please contact Crime Prevention at (404) 413-3213 for Safety tips and Safety Programs.
Ofc Eli Cohen
Crime Prevention Unit, OIC
Georgia State University Police Department
15 Edgewood Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30303
Obviously, Georgia’s felony gun ban did not stop these two armed robbers from bringing?guns into the campus parking lot.? Such bans stop only the law abiding.