Stories That Happened In GA

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  • August 25, 2014 | Comments
    Concealed Carrier in Georgia Uses Handgun to Stop Robber Armed With Rifle

    A concealed carrier in Georgia is being heralded by police today after he opened fire on an armed robber. Police say the man's actions likely lead to an arrest. It all went down at a Gamestop store in Macon, GA. Tim Jackson, the concealed carrier, was there to buy a game for his son. Things went wrong when a man armed with a rifle that Jackson described as an "assault rifle" walked in and robbed the place. Jackson,... Read More »

  • August 09, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Young Mother in GA Used Hammer and Shotgun to Fight Off Violent Home Invaders

    A 19 year old mother of a 10 month old baby in Enigma, GA faced a terrifying situation earlier this week. Kayla Walker heard a noise at her back door on Tuesday afternoon just before 6:00pm. When she went to investigate, two men forced their way in the back door. Kayla became involved in a physical fight with the men where she grabbed one of the suspect's testicles and nearly managed to choke one of the men unconscious.... Read More »

  • August 03, 2014 | Comments
    15 Year Old Georgia Boy Defends His Father by Shooting Attacker With .22 Rifle

    A fifteen year old boy in Columbia County, GA was forced to shoot his uncle, Ken­neth Wayne Newman Jr., after Newman came to the boy's home, destroyed property, assaulted his father, and put him in a choke hold while threatening to kill him. According to local media outlets, Newman came to his brother's home intoxicated just after 2am. Newman allegedly began destroying property at the home and threatening to kill... Read More »

  • July 28, 2014 | Comments
    Single Mom Empties Magazine at Suspect Trying to Steal Her Jeep

    A single mother in Georgia used a firearm to stop a car thief on Friday night. The attempted theft took place just one night after the woman's apartment was broken into. Among the items stolen - the spare key to her Jeep. Fearing that the suspect(s) may return, the woman kept her handgun close by. When she heard someone trying to steal her car the very next night, she leapt into action. The woman saw what was happening... Read More »

  • July 27, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] 4 Home Invaders Chose the Wrong Home – 1 Shot, 3 in Custody After Encountering Armed Homeowner

    Four teenage home invaders quickly learned they had chosen the wrong house last week in Clayton County, GA. According to local media reports, the teens tried to break into an apartment at the Laurel Park Apartments on Highway 85 in Clayton County just after 3am on the morning of July 22nd. The would be home invaders encountered an armed resident inside the home who opened fire on them, striking one of the suspects... Read More »

  • July 15, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Atlanta Homeowner Shoots Repeat Intruder in the Head

    A homeowner in Atlanta, GA was burglarized several days ago. Following that incident, the homeowner became more vigilant. When the thief returned for a second time on Monday morning, the homeowner was ready. The suspected burglar was shot once in the head by the homeowner in the backyard of the home. According to WSBTV, Investigators say the homeowner shot the man once, after seeing him on his property. “There... Read More »

  • July 11, 2014 | Comments
    Security Guard Stops Armed Robbery Shown on Security Camera

    An armed security guard at a Jonesboro, GA convenience store stopped an armed robbery last week. According to 11Alive, Watkins was inside the store, near the entrance. It was July 2, at about 8:30 p.m. Through the big, plate-glass windows, Watkins saw a man outside, approaching the entrance, wearing a hoodie and a "scream" mask. "And then I looked down and saw the gun" in the man's right hand, and the man was... 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 18, 2014 | Comments
    Two Home Invaders Shoot Mother and Son, Dad Grabs His Gun and Shoots Them Both

    It must have been a terrifying scene in the Valdosta, GA home. A 56 year old mother and her 15 year old son were home for the night when two men kicked in their front door. One of the men was wielding a rifle, the other carrying a handgun. They opened fire on the pair, striking the son in the leg and the mother in the arm as she tried to run towards the back of the house. Hearing the commotion, the father, who was... Read More »

  • June 16, 2014 | Comments
    Self Defense Roundup for June 16, 2014 – 8 Documented Defensive Gun Uses

    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... Read More »