Stories Tagged With: "Long Gun"

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  • July 23, 2014 | Comments
    19 Year Old Uses Shotgun to Shoot 2 Armed Home Invaders, Killing 1, to Save His Girlfriend

    A 19 year old resident in Pennsylvania had to use deadly force to defend himself, his girlfriend and his home when two armed men forced their way in and opened fire. According to TRIB Live, The apartment resident, whom authorities did not identify, told police that one of the men shot into the door of his first-floor apartment, and they pushed inside, Toler said. They shoved a 19-year-old man, who lives there with... Read More »

  • July 22, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Arizona Couple Both Grab Guns to Fight Off Home Invader

    A suspect who broke into a Peoria, AZ home chose the wrong victims. When the suspect made noise moving around the home, Alexis Allred woke her boyfriend and grabbed her pistol. Her boyfriend, Matt Lucking, a firefighter and rodeo competitor, grabbed the shotgun that is kept by their bed and racked the slide. Right after the suspect heard the sound of the shotgun, he apparently fired his own gun in the guest bedroom... Read More »

  • July 21, 2014 | Comments
    15 Year Old Florida Boy Fires Shotgun to Stop Attempted Home Invasion

    Well, it looks like this weekend was one for the books to show why trained young adults should be able to access the family firearms. On Saturday we reported a story about a 13 year old Texas boy who used a Ruger 10/22 to defend his mother from a violent trespasser. Now, we have another case out of Florida in which a 15 year old boy used a shotgun to stop an attempted home invasion. According to local media outlets, ...The... Read More »

  • July 20, 2014 | Comments
    Guess It Does Work – Armed Felon Flees Store After Clerk Racks Pump Shotgun

    Personally, when people ask me about shotguns for home defense, I tell them they should keep the gun stored with 1 in the chamber (for drop-safe models) as you don't want to have to deal with making a gun ready with adrenaline flowing after being stirred from sleep by your home's security system. Despite that, many people still believe that the mere sound of racking a pump action shotgun will send a bad guy fleeing... Read More »

  • July 18, 2014 | Comments
    13 Year Old Armed With Ruger 10/22 Saves His Mother From Trespasser Thought to be on Drugs

    This one is a GunSaveLives.net exclusive, you read it here first. I received an email from a reader, Jordan, who asked that we use only her first name to protect her privacy, along with the above photo about a harrowing incident in Gainesville, Texas last night. I reached out to her and spoke with her about the incident. The following is the account of events she conveyed to me during an interview I conducted. Last... Read More »

  • July 18, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Homeowner Doesn’t Have to Fire a Shot – Home Invader Accidentally Shoots His Accomplice

    Harris County, Texas - In this case, we have a defensive gun use with shots fired, but the shots weren't fired by the homeowner. One of the suspects in a Texas home invasion accidentally shot one of his accomplices during an altercation with the homeowner. According to local media sources, Three men broke into the home, and the homeowner grabbed his shotgun to defend himself. Authorities said the homeowner got... Read More »

  • July 16, 2014 | Comments
    Two Men Who Mercilessly Beat Victim With a Bat Called Police Themselves When Victim Grabbed a Shotgun

    Two homeless men found themselves calling police when their would be victim turned the tables on them. The pair of men, identified as Joseph E. Killingsworth, 27, and Johnny R. Moore, 25 decided to attack a local homeowner who they suspected reported them as trespassers. The men went to 23 year old man's home and attacked him with a baseball bat, causing significant injuries to several parts of the man's body. At... Read More »

  • July 08, 2014 | Comments
    Self Defense Roundup for July 8, 2014 – 17 Documented Defensive Gun Uses

    OK folks, it's that time of the week again. Time to tackle some of the backlog of defensive gun uses we have sitting in queue. Today we have stories from many different regions in the country encompassing different venues, weapons, and types of crimes stopped. 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... Read More »

  • June 27, 2014 | Comments
    Self Defense Roundup for June 27, 2014 – 4 Documented Defensive Gun Uses

    OK, we're cleaning house and trying to get caught up on the defensive gun uses for the last week or two that we've got sitting in queue to be added to the database, so here is a handful of the current defensive gun uses from recent weeks. 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... Read More »

  • June 16, 2014 | Comments
    Wow. 73 Year Old Man is Shot in Face, but Still Manages to Capture Burglary Suspects at Gunpoint

    It never ceases to amaze me how tough old folks are. In this case, a 73 year old Tennessee man was shot in the face and had his jaw located, but still managed to capture one of two men who burglarized his granddaughter's home. Don Grubb knew something wasn't right when he heard his dog barking outside. Grubb went outside to investigate and noticed a car driving slowly that ultimately parked near his barn. Grubb... Read More »