Posts from the ‘Self Defense’ Category

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  • August 07, 2014 | Comments
    NC Woman Shoots Alleged Burglar After He Charged Her

    GOLDSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA - A 28 year old woman was forced to use a firearm to defend herself early this morning. Around 4:30am, the woman, identified as Paige Ham, heard a noise in her backyard. She then noticed that the lock on her shed had been removed. That's when Ham decided to act. According to local media outlets, Ham had a roommate call 911 and went out with a gun to see if anything was stolen. That's... Read More »

  • August 06, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] CT Store Owner Shoots and Kills Armed Robber Who Also Robbed His Brother’s Store

    Well, this is certainly an odd series of events. Either these two brothers were targeted by an armed robber or fate dealt the suspect a serious dose of immediate karma. According to NBC News, a suspect tried to rob Congress Mini Market directly before trying to rob Nino's Mini Market. The stores are owned by two brothers and the two robbery attempts went very differently. From NBC, While New Haven police were... Read More »

  • August 06, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Delaware Woman Shoots Intruder She Found Sleeping in Her Bed

    A suspected burglar is in police custody after being shot by a female homeowner in Stanton, Delaware. According to 6 ABC, a woman whose home was empty due to renovations being completed, found quite the surprise in one of her bedrooms, When the homeowner and her son arrived to check on the home just before 6:00 a.m., she found someone inside. After a confrontation, police say, there was a struggle and the homeowner,... Read More »

  • August 05, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] FL Homeowner in Gated Community Shoots 1 of 2 Intruders Armed With a Knife

    This story just goes to show that you can't rely on living in a fancy gated community to prevent violent crime. Also, the phrase don't bring a knife to a gunfight comes to mind. Three men showed up at a home in Wellington, Florida and got into a dispute with the son of the homeowner. When one of the men pulled a knife and threatened the homeowner, the homeowner protected himself and his family. The homeowner drew... Read More »

  • August 04, 2014 | Comments
    Clerk Fakes Illness Due to His Age to Create Distraction to Grab His Gun During Robbery

    While having a firearm is an important part of any defensive gun use, you should never forget your most valuable weapon - the one between your ears. An elderly gas station clerk, identified as Sammy Williams, in Chesapeake, VA made use of his mind before he made use of his gun last week. According to WTKR, “I thought it was a prank. I said dude gotta be kidding, joking. I said no to opening the drawer,” says... Read More »

  • August 03, 2014 | Comments
    17 Year Old Alabama Boy Chases Naked Intruder Away With Dad’s Gun

    What is it about minors and defensive gun uses lately? This is the 5th incident we've documented in less than a month in which a minor has used a firearm in self defense or defense of another in one way or another. See the bottom of this article for a full list. In this case an intruder, identified as 45 year old Kenneth Johnson, broke into a Muscle Shoals, Alabama home where a 17 year and 15 year old were home alone. Once... Read More »

  • August 03, 2014 | Comments
    15 Year Old Georgia Boy Defends His Father by Shooting Attacker With .22 Rifle

    A fifteen year old boy in Columbia County, GA was forced to shoot his uncle, Ken­neth Wayne Newman Jr., after Newman came to the boy's home, destroyed property, assaulted his father, and put him in a choke hold while threatening to kill him. According to local media outlets, Newman came to his brother's home intoxicated just after 2am. Newman allegedly began destroying property at the home and threatening to kill... Read More »

  • August 02, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] FL Woman, Home Alone, Praises Her Trusty Wheel Gun For Stopping Home Invasion

    Rarely can I identify the exact make, model, and caliber of a weapon used in a defensive gun use, but in this case the profile of the Smith and Wesson 642 no-lock with Crimson Trace grips is easily recognized. NJ Logan grabbed that gun when she heard someone attempting to break into her Manatee County, FL home while her husband was out playing bridge. According to local media outlets, Logan praised the fact that... Read More »

  • August 01, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Orlando Homeowner Uses Gun to Defend His Wife and Children From Burglar

    ORLANDO, FLORIDA - A homeowner armed himself after it was apparent someone was in his home where his wife and three children were sleeping. The homeowner opened fire on the suspect after confronting him inside the home. The suspect fled and managed to get away, but there is a chance he was hit by the homeowner's rounds. According to WESH, The homeowner likely won't face charges. "He's in his home. He's defending... Read More »

  • August 01, 2014 | Comments
    Real Life Evertytown Ad, With Different Results: Utah Woman Shoots and Kills Boyfriend Who Assaulted Her

    A Utah woman is currently being investigated in the shooting death of her boyfriend, identified as Dale Hardinger, 34. The woman has not been identified. According to police, Hardinger injured the woman to a degree that required treatment at an area hospital. At some point during the incident, the woman shot Hardinger, who was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police have not released many details and the police... Read More »