Stories That Happened In FL

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  • January 14, 2015 | Comments
    [Video] Taco Bell Customer Shoots and Kills Armed Robber in Parking Lot

    A Taco Bell customer used a concealed handgun to stop an armed robber yesterday afternoon. According to the Naples News/AP: Deputies say 37-year-old Ronald Farmer was standing beside his car when an armed man approached him wearing a ski mask and sunglasses. The man told Farmer he was robbing him and ordered him to drop his pants. Farmer told authorities he began to comply with the orders but distracted the man's... Read More »

  • December 22, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Clerk Teaches Armed Robber Why You Don’t Bring a Pellet Gun to a Gunfight

    A would be armed robber in Florida learned the hard way they bringing a pellet gun to a gunfight probably isn't a good idea. The suspected entered the Neighborhood Meat Market in Daytona Beach, Florida and produced a pellet gun. The clerk produced a real firearm and opened fire on the suspect. The suspect immediately tried to flee the scene. He tried to carjack a woman in the parking lot, who turned out to be the... Read More »

  • October 22, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Father Shoots and Kills Career Criminal in Gunfight During Home Invasion

    A Florida father had to use deadly force to defend himself and his 11 year old son from an early morning home invader this week. Just before 6:00am, Chris Bane heard glass breaking inside of his Sarasota home. He armed himself and went to investigate. According to My Fox Tampa Bay, "The burglar fired a shot and the homeowner returned fire, striking and killing the intruder," said Wendy Rose, a spokesperson for... Read More »

  • October 08, 2014 | Comments
    Son Shoots and Kills His Abusive Father In Defense of His Mother

    This is a sad story all around out of Bay County, Florida. However, without the son taking action, it is likely his mother would be dead or grievously injured today. Here is the press release from the sheriff's office: The Bay County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call at 2:39 p.m. today in reference to a domestic dispute at 4524 Gore Road in the Allenton community. Deputies arriving found one man dead at the... Read More »

  • September 29, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] “I Had to Defend My Home and My Child” – FL Woman Holds Intruder at Gunpoint

    Lizette Rosario didn't waste any time when she realized that someone was attempting to break into her Orange City, Florida home late last week. The mother of one grabbed a 9mm pistol and confronted a suspect at her back door. From WKMG, "I woke up frantic. The first thing I thought of was to grab my gun, defend my home, defend my child, and that's exactly what I went out there to do," Rosario said. "When you... Read More »

  • August 16, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Florida Couple Both Grab Handguns and Open Fire on Home Invader, Killing Him

    A would be home invader in Florida found out the hard way that you don't want to mess with an armed couple. Marquise Trevel Yates broke into a home in Jacksonville, Florida around 6:30am. Yates became involved in a physical altercation with a male homeowner after threatening him. At some point during the altercation, the homeowner was able to access a personal firearm. He exchanged fire with Yates, who was also... Read More »

  • August 08, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Florida Resident Shoots and Kills 14 Year Old Convicted Felon and Gang Member

    A 14 year old was killed in a shootout with a 43 year old man, Virgis Canteen, who said he was defending himself. The 14 year old, identified as Davion Smith was a convicted felon, having been convicted for charges of armed robbery, burglary and battery. He was also a confirmed gang member. According to The Orlando Sentinel the incident occurred in courtyard of an apartment complex, At 7:49 p.m., Smith and two unidentified... Read More »

  • August 05, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] FL Homeowner in Gated Community Shoots 1 of 2 Intruders Armed With a Knife

    This story just goes to show that you can't rely on living in a fancy gated community to prevent violent crime. Also, the phrase don't bring a knife to a gunfight comes to mind. Three men showed up at a home in Wellington, Florida and got into a dispute with the son of the homeowner. When one of the men pulled a knife and threatened the homeowner, the homeowner protected himself and his family. The homeowner drew... 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 »