Stories Tagged With: "Derringer"
GA Homeowner Uses Derringer to Disarm Shotgun Wielding Burglar, Then Shoots Burglar With Own ShotgunJanuary 10, 2013 | Comments
A homeowner in GA came home to find a man in his home armed with a shotgun. The homeowner drew a derringer style pistol he had in his pocket and told the suspect to drop the gun. The suspect complied and the homeowner picked up the shotgun and attempted to hold the would be burglar at gunpoint until police arrived, but the suspect charged him, so the homeowner shot him once in the chest with the shotgun. The... Read More »
September 17, 2012 | Comments
The Athens Messenger is reporting that a 68 year old woman in Athens, OH went outside around 8:00pm to investigate why her dogs were barking. The woman was in her front driveway when she was hit from behind and knocked down by a man wearing a ski mask. The man then began to kick the woman while she was down. Fortunately the homeowner was armed and drew a .22 caliber derringer from her pocket and fired 2 shots at the... Read More »
July 20, 2012 | Comments
A 73 year old Detroit homeowner greeted 2 home invaders as they kicked in his door. The homeowner was armed with a derringer style pistol and opened fire on the men, hitting and killing one of them. The homeowner said he was in fear for his life and felt he had no choice but to shoot. This is the third case of a senior citizen leveling the playing field against younger, stronger attackers this week. Here are... Read More »