Stories Tagged With: "Revolver"

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  • August 08, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Father Uses .357 Magnum to Stop a Suspect Who Was Robbing His Daughter’s Home

    A burglary suspect found himself in the hospital and then jail after choosing the wrong Baton Rouge, Louisiana home to break into earlier this week. The owner of the home that Bem Sampson, age 19, allegedly broke into was out of town. However, the home was not unprotected. The father of the woman who owned the home just happened to be driving by to check on the home when he noticed something was amiss. The man,... Read More »

  • August 02, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] FL Woman, Home Alone, Praises Her Trusty Wheel Gun For Stopping Home Invasion

    Rarely can I identify the exact make, model, and caliber of a weapon used in a defensive gun use, but in this case the profile of the Smith and Wesson 642 no-lock with Crimson Trace grips is easily recognized. NJ Logan grabbed that gun when she heard someone attempting to break into her Manatee County, FL home while her husband was out playing bridge. According to local media outlets, Logan praised the fact that... 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 13, 2014 | Comments
    SC Resident Uses Gun to Stop Possible Killing Spree of Recently Released Convict

    Lancaster County, SC - 29 year old Jermaine Grier (pictured) was just released from prison on June 2nd after serving his most recent sentence in prison. According to The State, South Carolina's Homepage, Grier was no stranger to the criminal justice system, Grier's criminal history dates back to 2002 when he was convicted of accessory after the fact to a felony, according to records with the State Law Enforcement Division.... Read More »

  • November 25, 2013 | Comments
    [Video] Store Clerk to Armed Robber – “I Have a Bigger One Than You Do”

    Two suspected armed robbers in Seattle found themselves outgunned when they tried to carry out an armed robbery. Robert Moore was ringing up another customer in the Morning Stat Mini Mart when two masked suspects burst into the store. One of the suspects pointed a gun at Moore and stated this was a robbery. Moore looked at the suspects gun and told him, "I have a bigger one than you do." At that point Moore... Read More »

  • October 09, 2013 | Comments
    Elderly Female Homeowner Shoots Intruder Armed With a Baseball Bat

    This is one of a series of defensive gun uses we've found this week in which an elderly victim used a gun to level the playing field against a younger assailant. A home invader, armed with a baseball bat, forced his way into a South Carolina home in broad daylight. The suspect then attacked a woman who was in the home. The owner of the home, an elderly woman, grabbed a revolver and opened fire on the suspect,... Read More »

  • October 03, 2013 | Comments
    [Video] Female Homeowner Uses Her Words Against Thief – “Do You See How Big This Gun Is?!”

    Betty Collins is a tough Toledo, OH woman who simply refuses to be a victim. Around 1am late last week, Collins heard a commotion on her porch. She went to investigate and found someone trespassing on her porch, trying to steal a bicycle that was chained up. Collins ordered the man off the porch, but he was still attempting to steal the bike. Even after Collins' boyfriend came outside the suspect still continued... Read More »

  • August 21, 2013 | Comments
    Mobile, AL Store Clerk Uses Ruger LCR to Thwart Armed Robber Without Firing a Shot

    A store clerk in Mobile, AL decided he wasn't going to be a victim again after being robbed at gunpoint a couple of years ago. When a masked, armed man burst into the store last week, the clerk was ready. Before the suspect could draw his gun, the clerk drew his first. The clerk's gun appears to be a Ruger LCR based on local news reports. Not wanting to get shot, the would be robber fled the store empty handed. The... Read More »

  • August 01, 2013 | Comments
    [Video] Female Business Owner, Robbed Twice, Bought Gun and Was Ready When They Came Back

    The owner of a Memphis, TN business was fed up after having her shop robbed twice at gun point. The owner assumed that the robbers saw her business as an easy target, so she decided to change that. She purchased a .38 caliber revolver, and when the crooks came back for a third time, she was ready. When two men entered the store and pointed a gun at the owner and her sister, she didn't think - she reacted. She drew... Read More »

  • June 12, 2013 | Comments
    72 Year Old Grandmother Uses .357 Mag to Open Fire on Home Invader, Saving Her WW2 Veteran Husband

    We always say it here on GSL, "Don't mess with old people." Brandon Alexander Perez, a 31 year old home invader in California, learned that lesson the hard way on Sunday when he tried to break into the home of an elderly couple. Seventy-two year old Jan Cooper called police and armed herself when she found that someone was trying to break into her home sometime after midnight. According to Fox News, During a... Read More »