Posts from the ‘Self Defense’ Category

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  • January 29, 2015 | Comments
    [Video] Burglar Held At Gunpoint By Homeowner

    Thanks to the watchful eye on a neighbor, a North Carolina homeowner was able to come home and catch a burglar in his home.  The neighbor noticed a suspicious vehicle in the driveway and called the homeowner, John Painter, to let him know.  When her arrived home he found his door forced open and when he went inside he found a man inside.  He retrieved his handgun, held the burglar face down and called 911.  All to... Read More »

  • January 27, 2015 | Comments
    Warning Shots File: Man Chases Burglar Fires Warning Shots

    Another addition the the bad idea, warning shot file.  A homeowner in Boring, OR fired a warning shot when a suspect attempted to break into his house.  He then proceeded to chase the suspect down the street, and then called 911 to report the crime.+ Deputies caught up to the suspected burglar and he was taken into custody. The suspect will be charged with second-degree criminal trespassing. This highlights that... Read More »

  • 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 »