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

June 27 2014
by GSL Staff
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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 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 should also be noted that we feel that the defensive gun uses we document here are most likely a small percentage of the overall number of defensive gun uses that take place. Most defensive gun uses involve no shots fired and many are likely not even reported to law enforcement.

Any defensive gun uses documented here are still included in our overall count (see upper left of the page, below the logo and menu) and we still tag this post so they can be sorted by their statistics.

TITLE: Teen attempting to rob women in Gentilly shot, killed
STATE: LA
GUN(S) USED: Handgun
SUMMARY: New Orleans police said a teen boy was shot and killed after he brandished a handgun and robbed a woman.
SOURCE: http://www.wdsu.com
ARCHIVED SOURCE: http://www.webcitation.org/6QdS6YuWs

TITLE: Land owner shoots, hits an intruder
STATE: KY
GUN(S) USED: Shotgun, Long Gun
SUMMARY: A Simpson County landowner whose vacant property has been burglarized multiple times shot an armed, convicted felon Wednesday when the landowner encountered the man and another man on his property.
SOURCE: http://www.bgdailynews.com
ARCHIVED SOURCE: http://www.webcitation.org/6QdSFM5LG

TITLE: Port Richey homeowner shoots at intruders; one injured
STATE: FL
GUN(S) USED: Shotgun, Long Gun
SUMMARY: A homeowner fought off several suspects by firing a shotgun during a violent home invasion where the suspects beat a couple and threatened a baby. One suspect remains at large.
SOURCE: http://www.wtsp.com
ARCHIVED SOURCE: http://www.webcitation.org/6QdSZHVRz

TITLE: Police: Union Twp. homeowner shoots intruder
STATE: OH
GUN(S) USED: Unknown
SUMMARY: A homeowner shot and wounded an intruder during an attempted robbery early Wednesday, Union Township police said.
SOURCE: http://www.cincinnati.com
ARCHIVED SOURCE: http://www.webcitation.org/6QdSlNarh

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