Stories That Happened In IN

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  • November 25, 2014 | Comments
    Homeowner Shoots Home Invader Armed With a Knife to Protect His Brother and Elderly Mother

    Barry and Terah Frost live with their 86 year old mother in Orange County, Indiana. When the pair heard a commotion in their home around 1am, they immediately moved their mother to one of their bedrooms for protection. When the men went to investigate the noise they found their front door had been forced open. When the men went to retrieve tools to fix the door, they discovered there was an armed man in their cellar.... Read More »

  • November 20, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] IN Business Owner Shoots 2 Armed Robbers After They Shot His Girlfriend in the Neck

    A female tire store employee was shot in the neck during an armed robber attempt this afternoon in Indianapolis, Indiana. Fortunately, her boyfriend, the shop owner, was able to draw a gun and open fire on a pair of armed robbers. His actions resulted in the robbery being stopped and one of the suspects being arrested. According to WTHR, one of the suspects was taken into custody and the second suspect remains at... Read More »

  • November 19, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Concealed Carrier Who Shot Career Criminal During Armed Robbery Now Fears For His Life

    Indianapolis, Indiana - Despite the fact that a concealed carrying pawn shop customer likely saved lives when he shot and killed a career criminal during an armed robbery this week, the man now says he fears for his life. According to a local Fox affiliated television station: Police say a person came into the business and showed a weapon. Multiple shots were fired. It is unclear if the suspect fired shots or just... Read More »

  • November 15, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Indianapolis Homeowner Talks Frankly About Shooting Home Invader

    A home invasion in Indianapolis, Indiana was stopped by an armed homeowner this week. According to Fox59: Police said the homeowner, who later identified himself as Howard Murphy, shot the suspect in the leg during a confrontation. “He reached for something and was getting ready to strike me,” Murphy told FOX59 about the moments before he fired his gun. “I wasn’t intending to kill him or anything like... Read More »

  • July 31, 2014 | Comments
    Indiana Man Uses .45 to Defend His Mother From Hammer Wielding Intruder

    Here is the press release from the local sheriff's office. Kosciusko County Officers apprehended a burglary suspect Wednesday morning, just north of Leesburg, within 12 minutes of the crime. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department Deputies were advised of a burglary in progress Wednesday morning at approximately 10:18 a.m., along with a suspect that was fleeing the residence 6008 North, Old State Road 15, Leesburg.... Read More »

  • June 27, 2014 | Comments
    Homeowner Shoots and Kills Home Invader Tattooed With Devil Horns and Armed With Baseball Bat

    A homeowner in Peru, Indiana had to use deadly force to defend himself and his home when an acquaintance forced his way into the victim's home and threatened him with a baseball bat. According to The Pharohs Tribune, the suspect, identified as 30 year old Donny L. Sturgill was owed a $200 debt over a phone bill by the victim, identified as Andrew Baldwin. Sturgill texted Baldwin to tell him if the money was not... 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 »

  • May 23, 2014 | Comments
    Mere Mention of An AR Sends Four Home Invaders Running, 1 Locked Himself in Bathroom

    FORT WAYNE, INDIANA - Just the mention of a semi-auto rifle effectively ended a home invasion that was being committed by four individuals wearing ski masks. According to local media reports, five men, at least two of whom were armed, attempted a home invasion of a Fort Wayne, Indiana home. One of the suspects encountered an individual armed with a handgun on the top floor of the home. The suspect, who was armed... Read More »

  • May 18, 2014 | Comments
    Self Defense Roundup for May 18, 2014 – 3 Documented Defensive Gun Uses

    Today's stories include a defensive gun use from Montana, Maine, and Indiana. This is only the third documented defensive gun use in Maine and only the fourth in Montana. These stories bring our total documented defensive gun use count to 1,130. 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... Read More »

  • May 06, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Craigslist Deal Results in Carjacking, Victim Pulls Gun

    A Craigslist deal went wrong resulted in the victim of a carjacking pulling a gun on the suspect and holding him at gunpoint on the side of the interstate. The owner of a Dodge Charger went to the home of a potential buyer, Marcus Forbes, who he found on Craiglist. The car's owner took several friends with him, but they left after a time. At some point, Forbes asked if he could test drive the vehicle. During... Read More »