Self Defense Roundup for May 17, 2014 – 5 Documented Defensive Gun Uses

May 17 2014
by GSL Staff
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stock revolver model 49Today, we have 2 stories out of Texas (including one with the best headline we’ve read this week), 1 from North Carolina, 1 from Ohio and 1 from Florida. Texas and Florida continue to dominate the number of defensive gun uses we’ve documented. These stories make 1,127 total documented defensive gun uses that we’ve collected.

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.

TITLE: Police: Burglar’s buttocks wound helped crack case
STATE: Texas
SUMMARY: A suspect was shot in the buttocks by a homeowner during an attempted burglary.

TITLE: Port Neches homeowner fires shot at would-be burglar
STATE: Texas
SUMMARY: A Port Neches, TX homeowner opened fire at a suspected burglar who police believe is responsible for several recent burglaries in the area.

TITLE: CMPD: Homeowner shoots, kills man after attempted armed robbery
STATE: North Carolina
SUMMARY: Two armed men tried to rob a Charlotte, NC man at gunpoint. Unfortunately for them, their intended victim was armed. One of the men is now dead and the other is in jail.

TITLE: Intruder fatally shot by South Side man in garage
SUMMARY: An elderly man shot and killed 1 of 2 men burglarizing his garage in Columbus, OH.

TITLE: Suspects In Fatal Adams Street Home Invasion Identified
STATE: Florida
SUMMARY: A Florida resident shot two violent home invaders, killing one of the men as other residents hid during the violent incident.

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