Two PA Lawmakers Fight Off Mugging With Firearm


by Tony Oliva

In Harrisburg, PA a pair of lawmakers, both Democrats, faced an attempted mugging last night at gunpoint after a session of the House went late. According police:

State Rep. Marty Flynn of Scranton and State Rep. Ryan Bizzarro of Erie were approached around 11 p.m. Tuesday near the 200 block of Herr Street. The pair was confronted by two muggers and a driver, the report said.

Marty Flynn, being no pushover as he is a former prison guard as well as an MMA fighter and armed citizen of the Commonwealth drew his weapon and engaged after the muggers allegedly fired a round at the lawmakers. After Flynn returned fire the muggers quickly made their escape. No one was reported hurt.

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