Stories Tagged With: ".380"

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  • August 27, 2014 | Comments
    73 Year Old Homeowner Stops Home Invasion With Taurus .380 Handgun

    A homeowner who is 73 year old was forced to use a firearm to defend himself and his home this week. The elderly man grabbed his Taurus .380 ACP pistol when he heard someone trying to break in. The local news report describe the gun as legally registered, however, Nebraska has no gun registration laws. According to Omaha.com, And halfway down the stairs he spotted a man entering his home through a broken front... Read More »

  • June 19, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Retired Marine Uses Concealed Handgun to Stop Suspected Kidnapping of His Young Daughter

    It was a scary situation for retired marine Anthony Broyles as he was trying to spend some time with his young daughter near Lake Coeur d’Alene in Idaho. Broyles said a man attempted to sneak up behind him with a knife in what he believes was an attempt to kidnap his daughter. Fortunately, Broyles had started carrying a firearm for protection earlier this year. His gun of choice, a Ruger LCP in .380ACP. According... Read More »

  • June 17, 2014 | Comments
    Vietnam Vet Suspended From His Job After Using Firearm to Defend Himself From Armed Robber

    We're seeing it more and more, businesses are afraid to allow their employees to defend themselves for fear of some sort of liability. This case out of Vermont seems to continue that trend. According to local media reports, a store clerk in Rutland, Vermont was working at Mac's Convenience Store when a mean wearing a mask and wielding a 5 inch knife entered the store and demanded money. Instead of money, the clerk,... Read More »

  • October 15, 2013 | Comments
    Gas Station Clerk Pulls Gun on Knife Wielding Armed Robber – Is Then Promptly Fired

    This story is both a defensive gun use and a bit of an outrage story. A gas station clerk, Shannon Cothran, in Nashua, NH was working the late shift at the Shell gas station at 301 Main St. in Nashua, NH when a man armed with a knife entered the store in an attempt to rob it. Refusing to be a victim, Cothran drew a Ruger LCP .380 handgun and pointed it at the would be robber, who promptly fled the store after realizing... Read More »

  • January 08, 2013 | Comments
    From 2010: Armed Resource Officer Shoots & Kills School Gunman – No Media Coverage Then

    Why was this not covered in 2010 when it occurred? Apparently a man armed with 2 firearms entered a Tennessee school in 2010, held a gun to the principal's head and began asking where the fire alarm was. Fortunately the school's armed resource officer was nearby and managed to draw her weapon, hold the man at gunpoint and allow the principal to escape to safety. When other officers arrived on the scene the gunman... Read More »

  • May 04, 2012 | Comments
    Chicago Jewelry Store Owner Shoots Armed Robber

    According to the Chicago Tribue and police, an armed 19 year old man attempted to rob a jewelry store in Chicago. The robber knew the store owner and the owner considered him to be a friend. While the suspect was trying to disable the store's surveillance cameras the shop owner saw his chance and retrieved a .380 caliber handgun he keeps in the store. He shot the suspect once. The suspect is in police custody.