My Job or My Life

Special Report by Ginny Simone

Don Pitaniello was closing up the convenience store where he worked when a knife-wielding robber approached him and demanded money. Don pulled out his gun, and the masked bandit turned around and fled. The Vietnam veteran lost his job for violating company policy, but he says he did what he had to do — chose his life over a job. Originally aired July 16, 2014

Don Pitaniello used a gun to stop a robber in his tracks, then lost his job for violating company policy.