Stories Tagged With: ".40"

  • June 06, 2014 | Comments
    Self Defense Roundup for June 6, 2014 – 8 Documented Defensive Gun Uses

    For many defensive gun use stories there is simply not enough information to write a full article, or we get backlogged due to a high number of stories, so we occasionally publish a defensive gun use round-up to cover the stories from the last several days that fall into these categories. We feel it is still important to document these stories in order to keep the total count of documented defensive gun uses more accurate. It... Read More »

  • September 28, 2013 | Comments
    Three Thugs Try to Rob Off Duty Officer, All Three Shot, One of Them is Killed

    Three would be armed robbers picked the wrong target in St. Louis, Missouri last week. The attempted armed robbery of a man out jogging with a female companion ended with 1 of the three suspects dead and the other two recovering from gunshot wounds along with facing murder charges for the death of their friend. According to St. Louis Today, According to police, the deputy and his friend stopped jogging near a... Read More »

  • September 10, 2013 | Comments
    [Video] Pregnant Woman Who Was Anti-Gun Uses Husband’s Gun to Scare Off 2 Home Invaders

    It's kind of amazing how being in a life and death situation can change one's mind about firearm ownership in a split second. That's exactly what happened in Palmview, TX several days ago. A pregnant woman, who wishes to remain unidentified, was home alone when she heard someone banging loudly on her front door. Since she was home along, the woman did not answer the door, however at the same time, a second suspect... Read More »

  • July 25, 2013 | Comments
    Homeowner Shoots Home Invaders Multiple Times After They Tried to Use Fake Gun

    A visitor to a home in Land O'Lakes, FL was forced to use his .40 caliber handgun to defend himself and others late last week. Two suspected home invaders burst into a residence carrying what appeared to be real guns, but were in fact fakes. However, the visitor, armed with a real gun, had no way of knowing that, so, he drew and opened fire. Both suspects were hit multiple times, with one suspect possibly being... Read More »

  • June 11, 2013 | Comments
    FL Store Owners Confronts and Shoots Armed Burglar, Leading to His Capture

    According to the News Sun, a business owner in Lake Placid, FL got a call from his alarm company just before midnight. The owner, armed with a .40 caliber Glock handgun, made his way to the store and arrived just before a sheriff's deputy did. The owner and the deputy observed that the grating to one of the windows was disturbed. The store owner walked around the back of the store to make sure no one was trying to... Read More »

  • November 29, 2012 | Comments
    TX Homeowner Shoots and Captures Knife Wielding Daytime Burglar

    A TX man grabbed his .40 caliber handgun when he heard the sound of breaking glass in his home around at around 2:30 in the afternoon. The homeowner confronted a man who broke into the home through a broken window. The intruder was armed with a knife and the homeowner shot him once in the stomach. The homeowner then held the suspect at gunpoint until police arrived. Police arrived on the scene within 90 seconds.... Read More »

  • October 19, 2012 | Comments
    [Video] 12 Year Old Girl Shoots Home Invader With History of Kidnapping Using Her Mom’s Glock

    Wow, what an amazing story. Police and are reporting that a twelve year old girl in Oklahoma refused to be a victim yesterday. When she heard someone kick in her door, she called her mother. The mother instructed her to get the family gun and hide. As the girl hid in a closet, cluthcing the handgun, the intruder tried to open the door to the closet. That's when the girl fired through the closet door, hitting... Read More »

  • May 05, 2012 | Comments
    PA Tobacco Shop Owner Fights Off 3 Men Who Assaulted Him With A Knife

    A PA tobacco store owner drew his concealed .40 caliber handgun after 3 men assaulted him with a knife. The men were upset about being carded over a tobacco purchase and began damaging property around the store. When the store owner confronted them, they became physical, with one of the men holding a knife to the store owner's throat. That's when the owner drew his concealed weapon and scared the men off. More info at... Read More »