Posts from the ‘Self Defense’ Category

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  • December 17, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] 14 Year Old Uses Grandfather’s Gun to Shoot and Kill 1 of 2 Home Invaders

    A 14 year old boy in Charlotte, NC has killed one home invader and a second was captured following the incident. “They heard some noises, saw an individual at the back of the residence trying to come into their house,” said Lt. Eric Brady of Charlotte Mecklenburg Police according to WBTV. A 14 year old boy who was visiting his grandmother used his grandfather's gun to shoot and kill one of two home invaders,... Read More »

  • December 16, 2014 | Comments
    Smoke Shop Employee Shoots Robber, Who Was Armed With a Shotgun, in the Head

    A New Mexico smoke shop employee turned the tables on an armed robber earlier this week. The suspect is identified as 24-year-old Luciano Acuna. According to KVIA: Las Cruces Police say that shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, Acuna had his face partially covered with a mask and was armed with a shotgun when he entered DCP’s Smoke Shop in the 1000 block of S. Solano Dr. Detectives have reason to believe... Read More »

  • December 15, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Couple Uses “Recreational” Shotgun to Fight Off Intruder

    An Alabama man was glad to have a shotgun in his home when an intruder attacked his wife last week. The shotgun was said to have been kept for recreational purposes such as skeet shooting, but it apparently worked just fine in a defensive role as well. According to local media, when the woman went to take her dog outside early in the morning, a man followed her back inside. She called for her husband to help. The... Read More »

  • December 15, 2014 | Comments
    Ohio Clerk Shoots 2nd Robber in Three Years

    Grayson Matthews, above, has bad luck. He has had to defend the family convenience store twice. Once, back in 2011, he shot a robber who was pretending to have a shotgun. That guy was wearing a plastic bag over his head with eye holes cut in it. It must have been hard to see out of. From journal-news.com: Matthews told the suspect he kept more money in his front right pocket of his pants. He showed Wright the... Read More »

  • December 11, 2014 | Comments
    Concealed Carrier Holds Airport Burglary Suspect at Gunpoint Until Police Arrive

    A concealed carrier in Dallesport, Washington was responsible for capturing a burglar who broke into a small airport near his home. According to local media: Investigators said a burglar had smashed out the windows of the airport's main office and went inside the building. The caller to 911 reported hearing the glass breaking downstairs, so he had called for a neighbor to come by, as well. That neighbor, Darren... Read More »

  • December 10, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Resident of Topeka, KS Shoots Home Invader Who Broke His Nose With a Brick

    A resident of Topeka, KS is nursing a broken nose after a would-be home invader struck him in the face with a brick that was thrown through a window. According to local media: Topeka police Sgt. Byron Endsley said at the scene that a man who lives at 305 S.W. Clay heard a noise at his residence and went downstairs to investigate. A news release from Lt. Dean McWilliams said the homeowners called police to report... Read More »

  • December 08, 2014 | Comments
    Home Invaders Thought Disabled Vet Was an Easy Target – He Grabs a .45 and Proves Them Wrong

    A Vietnam veteran who is disabled and uses a walker to get around thinks he was targeted in a recent home invasion because the suspects thought he was an easy mark. According to the Gaston Gazette: Sapienza, a Marine Corps veteran who served four years in Vietnam, was watching television in his bed at 7:42 p.m. at his home on Davis Avenue. He heard someone prying off the lock and pulling the nails to the latch out... Read More »

  • December 08, 2014 | Comments
    Attempted Robber Armed With Toy Gun Runs Into Pharmacist Armed With Real Gun

    Cheyenne, Wyoming - A pharmacist armed with a very real gun shot an attempted robber in the chest who attempted to use a toy gun to rob the pharmacy. The following information was provided by the Cheyenne Police Department in a press release: "On December 6, 2014 at 09:47 AM a white male entered the Medicap Pharmacy at 1947 Bluegrass Cir in Cheyenne, WY. The suspect brandished a toy gun that appeared to be a real... Read More »

  • December 08, 2014 | Comments
    Manager Draws Gun on Attempted Robber, Assists in Arresting the Suspect, Then Finishes His Shift

    The manager of a Meineke service center in Fargo, North Dakota acted like stopping an armed robbery was all in a day's work this weekend. According to WDAZ, when the manager found a suspicious person in the shop, the following happened: Fargo Police say 32-year-old Eugene Fredrick Quinnett went in store and was digging around behind the counter. A manager questioned him and Quinnett put his hands in his jacket... Read More »

  • December 05, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] College Football Player in Alabama Shot and Killed by Homeowner During Home Invasion

    One college football player is dead and three other athletes are charged with his murder as of yesterday. Nineteen year old Ryan Brooks, along with three other athletes, attempted to break into a home near Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama. According to local media: An investigation by the Montgomery Police Department indicates the four students were attempting to break into a home in the 5900 block... Read More »