Posts from the ‘Self Defense’ Category

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  • February 24, 2015 | Comments
    Catawba County, NC Homeowner Shoots and Kills Intruder

    A Catawba County homeowner used a shotgun to defend his home against two intruders.  Shooting and killing one, while the second is still outstanding.  The homeowner initially heard them break in and grabbed his shotgun and called the police.  When the intruders kicked in a hall door and came towards the homeowner and his wife, the homeowner he fired one shot, striking one of the intruders in the chest, killing him.... Read More »

  • February 20, 2015 | Comments
    [VIDEO] Son Buys His Widowed Mother a Gun – Just 1 Week Later, She Needed It

    COLUMBUS, OHIO - Just a week after her son bought his widowed mother a firearm as a gift, she ended up needing it. According to local media reports: Columbus Police at the scene tell 10TV a widow heard someone breaking in, grabbed her gun and shot the intruder. “She was armed and apparently fired multiple shots at him,” said Sgt. Dave Sicilia. The woman’s son says he bought the gun for her a week ago... Read More »

  • February 19, 2015 | Comments
    [VIDEO] Concealed Carrying Pharmacist Shoots and Kills Armed Robber, Saves Customers and Staff

    A concealed carrying pharmacist in West Virginia took control of a dangerous situation that resulted when an armed robber pulled out a gun with several staff members and customers in the immediate vicinity. According to WCHSTV: The robbery occurred about 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Good Pharmacy on North Pinch Road, according to a news release from the sheriff’s department. Deputies said a masked male suspect entered... Read More »

  • February 18, 2015 | Comments
    Female Homeowner Shoots and Kills 1 of 4 Home Invaders, Suspects Charged With Murder

    One home invader is dead and his three accomplices are being charged with his murder after a homeowner in Alabama defended herself against the group. According to local media reports: [Police] said the foursome went to the home of the victim, located in the 100 block of Plainview Drive, earlier in the day on Monday asking to use her phone. She refused to let them inside. They returned around 9:30 p.m. that night... Read More »

  • February 13, 2015 | Comments
    Texas Woman Shoots and Kills Registered Sex Offender Who Tried to Break Into Her Home

    A registered sex offender is dead in Texas after trying to break into the home of a woman in Van Zandt County. The suspect, identified as Christopher Ray Foster, was already accused of arson when he attempted to break into the home. According to local media reports: Investigators with the Sheriff's Office determined that Foster was in the process of forcing entry into a side door of the home when the homeowner... Read More »

  • February 07, 2015 | Comments
    Don’t Bring a Knife to a Gunfight – Hitchhiker Pulls Knife, Victim Pulls Gun

    A hitchhiker in Kentucky learned a couple of valuable lesson this week when a good Samaritan tried to give him a ride. Namely, don't bring a knife to a gunfight. After being picked up by Raymond Givens (yes, I had to read that twice too, it's Raymond, not Raylan Givens) the hitchhiker tried to rob Givens at gunpoint. According to local media reports: Henderson police said Corydon resident Raymond Givens, 45, was... Read More »

  • February 05, 2015 | Comments
    [VIDEO] 67 Year Old Concealed Carrier Shoots and Kills 18 Year Old Robber Armed With a Toy Gun

    A concealed carrier in Pennsylvania, who has only been identified as a 67 year old man shot and killed an 18 year old attempted armed robber yesterday on a path in Cobbs Creek Park. It turns out that the suspect was actually armed with a realistic looking pellet gun. According to local media reports: Investigators say a 67-year-old man was walking on a path when the suspect ran up and demanded cash. "He hears... Read More »

  • February 04, 2015 | Comments
    GA Woman Shot 3 Times During Home Invasion Returns Fire and Lives

    A woman in a rural neighborhood in Georgia is likely alive only because she had access to a firearm when she needed it. According to local media reports, a woman was sleeping when two suspects broke into her home. She accessed a firearm and became involved in a firefight with the suspects. During the exchange of gunfire the woman was shot at least three times. Fortunately, she was also able to return fire and force... Read More »

  • February 02, 2015 | Comments
    Eleven Year Old Girl Uses Shotgun to Stop Home Invasion

    In some states, it is a crime to allow children to have access to firearms. I wonder how this case would have played out in one of those states. In this case and 11 year old girl in North Branch Township, Michigan was able to use a shotgun to stop a home invader in his tracks. According to local media reports: A Lapeer County Sheriff's Office news release states one person knocked on all the doors and forced... Read More »