Miami store owner, Sue Shimochi, reacted on instinct when several men ran into her jewelry store and began breaking glass cases. As the surveillance footage shows, she picked up a stick and began hitting the thieves to try to defend her goods. She told CBS Miami that it slowed them down and deterred them from taking more than they did. The perpetrators have not yet been caught.
The only thing you can't be anymore is an astronaut (I know, I know, I've harped on that before, but some people had dreams as a kid), unless the Irish Mob is in some space race with the Russian Mafia that I don't know about.