Posts from the ‘Self Defense’ Category

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  • January 26, 2015 | Comments
    Homeowner Who Shot ‘Pregnant’ Burglar Wont Face Charges

    Refreshing to see from the less than stellar state of California.  A homeowner from Long Beach who shot and killed a burglar that pleaded with the homeowner and even tried to claim she was 'pregnant' before being shot.  That turned out to not be true, and it is believed she was using a pregnancy to try to save her life. Having been burglarized twice previously, the prosecutor's office concluded that "[Mr. Greer]... Read More »

  • January 26, 2015 | Comments
    Woman Tries to Rob Arby’s Restaurant With a Knife, She Meets a Citizen Armed With a Gun

    A woman in Utah learned the hard way not to bring a knife to a gunfight over the weekend. According to local media reports: According to a press release from the Vernal Police Department, officers were dispatched to an Arby’s restaurant at 1141 West Highway 40 to respond to reports of a robbery in progress. Dispatch personnel informed officers that a female had a knife and had demanded money. They later added... Read More »

  • January 23, 2015 | Comments
    [VIDEO] Concealed Carrier in Texas Shoots and Kills Armed Robber in the Streets of Dallas

    Texas continues to lead the country in defensive gun uses (at least as we're documenting them). A concealed carrier in Dallas was the subject of an armed robbery attempt earlier this week. Unfortunately for the would be robber, his victim was armed. According to CBS Dallas: A pedestrian took matters into his own hands early Thursday when he was confronted by an armed robber. This happened shortly after midnight... Read More »

  • January 21, 2015 | Comments
    Homeowner Uses Sword and Antique Gun to Stop Home Invader

    File this under weird, but still technically a defensive gun use. An Austin, Texas resident, Lawrence Faz, broke into an apartment with a knife and tried to rob the occupants. However, one of the roommates was having none of that. He ran into his room and grabbed a sword along with an antique gun. He then used the rudimentary weapons to chase off Faz. According to KXAN: Grabbing the sword and gun, the roommate... Read More »

  • January 16, 2015 | Comments
    Armed Woman in PA Detains Two Thieves at Gunpoint For Police, Police Praise Her

    Fearless, armed women are certainly making a statement so far in 2015. Case in point, when an armed Pennsylvania woman found two men breaking into a car in her driveway she quickly took action. According to local media reports: Ephrata police already had been alerted by a 911 caller that two men were entering cars along Misty and Creek lanes at 2:30 a.m. Monday, according to criminal complaints. But the woman took... Read More »

  • January 15, 2015 | Comments
    Papa John’s Delivery Driver Shoots Would Be Robber

    In a very rare instance, the company that employed the driver is actually standing by the employee.  Despite a company policy against using firearms, the driver is keeping her job and has been reassigned to work in the store while she recovers from the incident. I applaud Papa Johns for doing the right things, hopefully it might lead to a change in their policy prohibiting firearms.  The suspect is being treated... Read More »

  • January 14, 2015 | Comments
    Houston Customer Stops Robbery Suspect

    Looks like another good guy with a guns has stopped a bad guy with a gun at a restaurant in Houston, TX. Check out the local coverage: HOUSTON, Texas -- A customer is being called a hero after pulling a gun on two armed robbery suspects at a Houston restaurant. It happened just after 8 p.m. Saturday at K&S Seafood Bar and Grill in the 7000 block of North Gessner Road. Koy Sam and his wife were closing at... Read More »

  • January 14, 2015 | Comments
    [Video] Taco Bell Customer Shoots and Kills Armed Robber in Parking Lot

    A Taco Bell customer used a concealed handgun to stop an armed robber yesterday afternoon. According to the Naples News/AP: Deputies say 37-year-old Ronald Farmer was standing beside his car when an armed man approached him wearing a ski mask and sunglasses. The man told Farmer he was robbing him and ordered him to drop his pants. Farmer told authorities he began to comply with the orders but distracted the man's... Read More »

  • January 13, 2015 | Comments
    Woman Delivering Pizza Critically Shoots Armed Robber

    A woman delivering pizza in Dekalb County, GA used a firearm to defend herself from a pair of armed robbers last night. According to local media reports: Around 8 p.m., a 27-year-old female pizza delivery driver was delivering a pizza to a home in the 1800 block of Camilla Drive in DeKalb County. When she arrived, the unnamed driver was met in the driveway by a 24-year-old man who acted like he was picking up... Read More »

  • January 12, 2015 | Comments
    [Video] Security Cam Footage Shows Gunfight Between Store Owner and Armed Robber in Cleveland

    Cleveland, Ohio - The owner of a deli used a firearm to defend himself from an armed robber last week. Security footage from the incident was just released to the public over the weekend and shows the harrowing situation. A man in a hoodie enters the store and produces a handgun. The clerk crouches down behind the counter. The clerk grabs his gun and when the suspect opens fire, the clerk does the same. Neither... Read More »