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  • July 21, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Paraplegic Man Shoots and Kills His Abusive Brother Who Attacked Their Sister

    A paraplegic man West Philadelphia, PA had to shoot and kill his brother after he attacked their sister. According to ABC 6, The victim's brother tells police 40-year-old John Mapp was physically abusive towards him and his 38-year-old sister. The brother, 34, tells police Mapp was attacking his sister then came towards him. That's when, police say, the man's paraplegic brother pulled out a handgun and shot... Read More »

  • July 21, 2014 | Comments
    15 Year Old Florida Boy Fires Shotgun to Stop Attempted Home Invasion

    Well, it looks like this weekend was one for the books to show why trained young adults should be able to access the family firearms. On Saturday we reported a story about a 13 year old Texas boy who used a Ruger 10/22 to defend his mother from a violent trespasser. Now, we have another case out of Florida in which a 15 year old boy used a shotgun to stop an attempted home invasion. According to local media outlets, ...The... Read More »

  • July 20, 2014 | Comments
    Guess It Does Work – Armed Felon Flees Store After Clerk Racks Pump Shotgun

    Personally, when people ask me about shotguns for home defense, I tell them they should keep the gun stored with 1 in the chamber (for drop-safe models) as you don't want to have to deal with making a gun ready with adrenaline flowing after being stirred from sleep by your home's security system. Despite that, many people still believe that the mere sound of racking a pump action shotgun will send a bad guy fleeing... Read More »

  • July 18, 2014 | Comments
    13 Year Old Armed With Ruger 10/22 Saves His Mother From Trespasser Thought to be on Drugs

    This one is a GunSaveLives.net exclusive, you read it here first. I received an email from a reader, Jordan, who asked that we use only her first name to protect her privacy, along with the above photo about a harrowing incident in Gainesville, Texas last night. I reached out to her and spoke with her about the incident. The following is the account of events she conveyed to me during an interview I conducted. Last... Read More »

  • July 18, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Homeowner Doesn’t Have to Fire a Shot – Home Invader Accidentally Shoots His Accomplice

    Harris County, Texas - In this case, we have a defensive gun use with shots fired, but the shots weren't fired by the homeowner. One of the suspects in a Texas home invasion accidentally shot one of his accomplices during an altercation with the homeowner. According to local media sources, Three men broke into the home, and the homeowner grabbed his shotgun to defend himself. Authorities said the homeowner got... Read More »

  • July 17, 2014 | Comments
    Suspected Home Invader Shows Up at ER With Gunshot Wound and Claims He Has Amnesia

    Springfield, Missouri - Ah yes, the old "No officer, I have no idea how I got shot routine." This is an interesting case in how one of the suspects got caught. According to KY3, Joseph Allen was sleeping in his home around 4am last Friday morning when multiple home invaders broke into his home. Allen grabbed a gun and a brief gunfight ensued. Allen was not shot, but did suffer minor injuries which required treatment... Read More »

  • July 17, 2014 | Comments
    Concealed Carrier Captures Suspect Who Stabbed Elderly Man Several Times at a Bus Stop

    A concealed carrier in Florida is being described as a good Samaritan after he stepped in following a stabbing attack and captured the suspect at gunpoint. According to local media reports, Thomas Thorpe is accused of stabbing a 64-year-old man about 8:15 a.m. Wednesday at a bus stop near the intersection of South Orange Avenue and 6th Street in southern Orange County. Witness told deputies Thorpe attacked Donald... Read More »

  • July 16, 2014 | Comments
    Two Men Who Mercilessly Beat Victim With a Bat Called Police Themselves When Victim Grabbed a Shotgun

    Two homeless men found themselves calling police when their would be victim turned the tables on them. The pair of men, identified as Joseph E. Killingsworth, 27, and Johnny R. Moore, 25 decided to attack a local homeowner who they suspected reported them as trespassers. The men went to 23 year old man's home and attacked him with a baseball bat, causing significant injuries to several parts of the man's body. At... Read More »

  • July 16, 2014 | Comments
    70 Year Old Texas Homeowner Shoots Home Invader 3 Times in the Leg

    Most trainers will say to shoot to stop the threat, and that's exactly what a 70 year old Texas homeowner did yesterday morning. However, I don't think those trainers would say to shoot a suspect three times in the leg... but that's exactly what a 70 year old Texas homeowner did yesterday morning. According to KSAT, San Antonio police responded to the shooting around 4 a.m. in the 900 block of Green Street off... Read More »

  • July 15, 2014 | Comments
    TX Concealed Carrier Shoots and Kills Man in 4 Star Hotel Who Was “Looking for Someone to Kill”

    A guest at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on the river walk in San Antonio, Texas had to use deadly force to defend himself and a woman when a mentally ill man threatened and then charged the pair. According to My San Antonio, Torres went to the sixth floor of the hotel at 1 p.m. and started breaking lights in the hallway, according to police. He started to bang on a door, and when a witness opened it, Torres said he was... Read More »


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