Posts from the ‘Self Defense’ Category

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  • August 31, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Concealed Carrying Ohio Woman Stops Attempted Kidnapping  Using Her Gun

    LANCASTER, OHIO - A woman in Lancaster, Ohio is certainly glad she made the decision to carry her firearm when she took her dog for a walk earlier this week. According to an interview with Dinah Burns by a WBNS-10TV. "I think if they'd gotten any closer, I probably would have fired,” said Burns. "Two gentlemen came out of the woods, one holding a baseball bat, and said 'You're coming with us'." "I said,... Read More »

  • August 29, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Dairy Queen Employee Shoots and Kills Armed Robber

    A Dairy Queen employee in Albuquerque, New Mexico had to use a concealed firearm to defend himself and his co-workers from an armed robber yesterday evening. According to the Albuquerque Journal, [BCSO spokesman Sgt. Aaron Williamson] said the man went to the Dairy Queen’s window with a gun and demanded money. The cashier gave him money and ducked behind the counter. The man then asked for more money. That’s... Read More »

  • August 28, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Store Clerk in Houston Shoots Armed Robber in the Neck – “For my safety I had to pull my trigger”

    A concealed carry convenience store clerk used his firearm in self defense earlier this week when a would be armed robber entered his store, shoved a gun in his face and demanded money. Kiran Giri, who got his carry permit about a year and a half ago, quickly drew his own gun and fired one shot, striking the suspect in the neck. The victim described the incident and conditions in the neighborhood to Click2Houston, "When... Read More »

  • August 27, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] US Postal Worker Shoots Daytime Home Invader

    A US postal worker who is on medical leave was forced to use a firearm to defend himself and his home from a daytime home invader in Houston, TX. The homeowner grabbed his gun when he heard someone both ring his doorbell and knock strongly on his door around 10am. The suspect entered the home (it's unclear if he forced his way through a locked door, or if the front door was unlocked). That's when the homeowner fired... Read More »

  • August 27, 2014 | Comments
    73 Year Old Homeowner Stops Home Invasion With Taurus .380 Handgun

    A homeowner who is 73 year old was forced to use a firearm to defend himself and his home this week. The elderly man grabbed his Taurus .380 ACP pistol when he heard someone trying to break in. The local news report describe the gun as legally registered, however, Nebraska has no gun registration laws. According to Omaha.com, And halfway down the stairs he spotted a man entering his home through a broken front... Read More »

  • August 26, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] 89 Year Old WW2 Vet Shoots Armed Robber, Credits Gun With Saving His Life

    We end up documenting a lot of defensive gun uses that involve the elderly. They are often targeted in crimes and are often unable to physically defend themselves against younger, stronger, faster assailants. However, most of them can still shoot. Arthur M. Lewis, of Florida, is a World War II veteran. He says he never fired his gun during his service overseas, but he certainly had to this past weekend. According... Read More »

  • August 25, 2014 | Comments
    Homeowner Shoots and Kills Home Invader Who Assaulted 11yr Old Boy, 2 Women and Killed Family Dog

    One home invader is dead and another is in police custody in Mechanicsville, SC. According to local media reports, two men armed with handguns broke into a home occupied by two females, an 11 year old boy and one adult male. The suspects pistol whipped the two women and 11 year old boy. One of the suspects also shot and killed the family dog. The adult male resident was able to access a firearm and exchanged... Read More »

  • August 25, 2014 | Comments
    77 Year Old Homeowner in Mass. Facing Charges For Using Inherited Gun in Legal Defensive Gun Use

    A 77 year old homeowner is still facing gun charges in Massachusetts, despite the fact that he was justified in using a firearm to defend himself. According to local media reports, a party was being held at the man's home when one of the guests was asked to leave. That guest returned to the party with his stepfather. The two suspects began damaging property using rocks and a baseball bat. When they approached the... Read More »

  • August 25, 2014 | Comments
    Concealed Carrier in Georgia Uses Handgun to Stop Robber Armed With Rifle

    A concealed carrier in Georgia is being heralded by police today after he opened fire on an armed robber. Police say the man's actions likely lead to an arrest. It all went down at a Gamestop store in Macon, GA. Tim Jackson, the concealed carrier, was there to buy a game for his son. Things went wrong when a man armed with a rifle that Jackson described as an "assault rifle" walked in and robbed the place. Jackson,... Read More »

  • August 23, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Off Duty Cop Uses His Gun to Prevent Woman From Being Executed Outside of Elementary School

    The quick actions of an off duty Dallas police officer who was driving in the car with his children likely saved the life of a woman earlier this week. According to WFAA, Dallas Police Deputy Chief Gil Garza said in a news conference the officer was out of uniform and headed to a family function when he saw an altercation. A woman was stopped at an intersection when another car, driven by the suspect, pulled up... Read More »