Posts from the ‘Self Defense’ Category

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  • 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 »

  • August 22, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] New Orleans Homeowner Shoots and Kills Armed Home Invader, Defending Three Children

    We have another defensive gun use out of the Creole State today, and three children are safe because their father chose to exercise his Second Amendment right. According to WDSU, "I would have done the same thing," said Larry Levy, a neighbor. "He was protecting his family." According to a news release from the New Orleans Police Department, a 28-year-old man and his 36-year-old wife were sitting on their backyard... Read More »

  • August 22, 2014 | Comments
    Mother in Charleston, SC Defends Young Child From Armed Home Invaders by Opening Fire

    This story is a perfect example of why you should always pay attention, even when doing something as mundane as exiting your car and entering your home. A mother in Charleston, SC was put in a terrifying situation when she was getting out of her car with her small child in her arms. Two armed men approached her and forced her, along with the child into the home. Fortunately, that's when the woman took action. According... Read More »

  • August 18, 2014 | Comments
    Woman Who Was Assaulted for FIVE Hours Managed to Grab Rifle and Shoot Attacker

    ST PAUL, MINNESOTA - While this story is a defensive gun use, it can almost be considered a "Why I Carry" story as well, because the victim may have been able to avoid hours of abuse if a firearm was more accessible. Ivy Winter Reutzel-Morrell alleges that Anthony Ray Tullis, 25, who also lived in her home, took her into a bedroom and assaulted her for over five hours. Tullis also threatened Reutzel-Morrell's life... Read More »

  • August 17, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Armed Homeowner Jumps Into Action to Save Elderly Female Neighbor From Violent Carjacker

    PHOENIX, ARIZONA - It's good to see neighbors helping neighbors. In this case, a brazen daytime carjackers threw an elderly from her car as she pulled into her driveway. Fortunately, the woman's neighbors came to her aid, and one of them was armed. According to AZFamily.com, The man and woman who live next door saw the suspect walking up to their neighbor and thought something was wrong. The woman went up... Read More »