Posts from the ‘Self Defense’ Category

  • October 29, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] 17 Year Old Girl Wins Gunfight With Home Invader, Saves Mother and Siblings

    In a defensive gun use, winning a gunfight means stopping the altercation at hand, and that's exactly what a 17 year old Mississippi girl did on Monday morning. A man entered the home just after 5:00am and forced a mother, identified as Candy Strange, and daughter out of their beds at gunpoint. He then tied them up and proceeded to rob the home. After the suspect exited the home, the 17 year old girl managed to... Read More »

  • October 27, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Woman Holds Naked Man Raping Her Dog at Gunpoint, He Says “ISIS Sent Me”

    OK, admittedly, this is probably one of the weirdest defensive gun uses we've ever reported, and that's saying something. A woman in Waterbury, Connecticut had to grab a gun in order to capture a naked man who was allegedly raping the woman's dog in her backyard. According to WWLP, “I thought my dog had killed somebody, because I saw a man underneath her,” said Alice Woodruff. “I started to scream. I had... Read More »

  • October 27, 2014 | Comments
    Cook at Kentucky Fried Chicken Wins Gun Fight Against 2 Armed Robbers

    Two armed robbers burst into an Alabama Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant last night with intentions of robbing the establishment. Unfortunately for them, one of the cooks working at the time was carrying a concealed firearm. According to, As one of the cooks began to run to the back of the restaurant, one of the suspects pursued him. The suspect shot the employee in the leg as he ran. The employee... Read More »

  • October 27, 2014 | Comments
    Nebraska Resident Opens Fire on 4 Home Invaders – 1 Killed, 2 Captured

    An apartment resident of Bellevue, Nebraska had to use deadly for the defend himself from a group of four armed home invaders last week. Adam Walker, the resident, awoke to a man armed with a handgun crawling into his bedroom window. Fortunately, Walker was able to quickly arm himself and open fire on the suspects. One of the suspects was hit by the gunfire and died of his injuries. The other suspects managed... Read More »

  • October 25, 2014 | Comments
    AL Homeowner Uses .22 Rifle to Fight Off Two Intruders

    While .22LR is certainly not the ideal caliber for self defense, we've certainly documented quite a few stories of it getting the job done here at Guns Save Lives. It looks like it did it again this week in Birmingham, Alabama. According to, The resident, Arthur Williams, said one of the two burglars ran off clutching his chest after he fired at them with a .22 rifle. A second burglar fled in a white SUV,... Read More »

  • October 25, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Home Invasion Suspect Apprehended by 15 Year Old Armed With a Gun

    A would be home invader in Ohio probably thought he had the worst luck in the world when he encountered not one, but two armed homeowners in two different break-ins a few hours apart. According to 14News: Brian Hiner says Michael Roberts, 26, broke into his home through a small window in the backyard. He says during the confrontation, it was so dark he couldn't see anything so he quickly called 911, and grabbed... Read More »

  • October 23, 2014 | Comments
    Grandfather is Shot, but Shoots 3 of 3 Home Invaders Who Tried to Rape His Granddaughter, Killing 1

    Unfortunately, in this case our hero was shot multiple times and had to be airlifted to a nearby hospital where he is in serious condition. However, his actions are nothing short of amazingly heroic. A man who said he was having trouble with his car convinced Kenneth Byrd, age 67, to open his door. His wife and 19 year old granddaughter were at home at the time. That was all the opportunity the three man home invasion... Read More »

  • October 22, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Clerk Shoots and Kills 1 of 2 Armed Robbers, Second Suspect Charged w/ Murder

    One of two suspected armed robbers is now facing murder charges after his partner in crime was killed by their would be victim in Albuquerque, New Mexico. According to KRQE, According to the criminal complaint, Ruben Lucero and Christopher Garza entered the store just before 7 p.m. Monday night with a pistol and an AR-15 assault rifle. Deputies say one of them threatened the clerk, who is the owner’s son. He... Read More »

  • October 22, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Father Shoots and Kills Career Criminal in Gunfight During Home Invasion

    A Florida father had to use deadly force to defend himself and his 11 year old son from an early morning home invader this week. Just before 6:00am, Chris Bane heard glass breaking inside of his Sarasota home. He armed himself and went to investigate. According to My Fox Tampa Bay, "The burglar fired a shot and the homeowner returned fire, striking and killing the intruder," said Wendy Rose, a spokesperson for... Read More »

  • October 20, 2014 | Comments
    CT: Armed Neighbor Shoots Abusive Boyfriend After He Beat His Girlfriend Due to Incorrect Food Order

    A neighbor, who also happens to be a gun owner, jumped into action when a young boy came and knocked on his door over the weekend. The boy came to get help from his neighbor saying that his father, Jose Torres, was beating up his mother. The resident grabbed his gun and went downstairs. According to the Hartford Courant, this is what happened next: When the neighbor walked downstairs, he saw Torres' girlfriend... Read More »