Stories That Happened In LA

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  • August 22, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] New Orleans Homeowner Shoots and Kills Armed Home Invader, Defending Three Children

    We have another defensive gun use out of the Creole State today, and three children are safe because their father chose to exercise his Second Amendment right. According to WDSU, "I would have done the same thing," said Larry Levy, a neighbor. "He was protecting his family." According to a news release from the New Orleans Police Department, a 28-year-old man and his 36-year-old wife were sitting on their backyard... Read More »

  • August 08, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Father Uses .357 Magnum to Stop a Suspect Who Was Robbing His Daughter’s Home

    A burglary suspect found himself in the hospital and then jail after choosing the wrong Baton Rouge, Louisiana home to break into earlier this week. The owner of the home that Bem Sampson, age 19, allegedly broke into was out of town. However, the home was not unprotected. The father of the woman who owned the home just happened to be driving by to check on the home when he noticed something was amiss. The man,... 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 27, 2014 | Comments
    Self Defense Roundup for June 27, 2014 – 4 Documented Defensive Gun Uses

    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... Read More »

  • June 16, 2014 | Comments
    Sixty Year Old Louisiana Man Captures Couple at Gunpoint Who Were on Cross Country Crime Spree

    A sixty year old man in West Monroe, Louisiana was able to apprehended two suspects who were apparently on a cross country crime spree by holding them at gunpoint until police arrived. According to local media reports, Kristen Haggard, age 19, and Buddy Myers, also age 19 are the suspects in an attack on the sixty year old victim. Myers reportedly attacked a 60 year old man as he was walking back to his truck. The... Read More »

  • March 25, 2014 | Comments
    Attempted Home Invader Calls 911 After Homeowner Shoots Him

    It's funny how a legally armed citizen can quickly turn the tables on a bad guy. In this case, things turned so quickly that it was actually the would be home invader who called 911 after being shot by a homeowner. According to Fox44, [Charles] Prince woke the victim, who grabbed a hand gun and fired 2 shots at Prince, hitting him once in the arm. The victim called the Sheriff’s Office around 8:39 p.m. and explained... Read More »

  • March 17, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Victim Shoots, Kills Rape Suspect With His Own Gun

    Talk about instant karma. While it's usually advisable to have your own gun in a defensive situation, it sounds like this couple did what they could with what they had. In what can only be considered a brazen sexual assault, a man armed with a handgun forced a couple to walk to a secluded area at gunpoint. Once there, the suspect began to sexually assault the female member of the couple. Fortunately, the male member... Read More »

  • January 07, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] 63 Year Old Grandmother Shoots and Kills 16 Year Old Home Invader Armed With a Shotgun

    Guns, the great equalizers. How else could a 63 year old woman who lives alone ever fight back against a 16 year old armed with a shotgun? A 63 year old grandmother, who does not want to be identified, had to use deadly force to defend herself and her home this week. A shotgun wielding, 16 year old home invader forced his way into the woman's home and demanded money. After the woman opened the safe she keeps... Read More »

  • December 03, 2013 | Comments
    Home Invader Gets Shot and Killed With His Own Gun After He Tries to Execute Resident

    It's usually easier to defend yourself and your family from a threat if you already have a gun. However, a Louisiana family still managed to defend themselves using their assailant's own gun against him. According to The Daily World, a suspect armed with a handgun and wearing a ski mask, entered a Ville Platte, LA home on Sunday. The suspect confronted a male visitor to the home, held a gun to his head and demanded... Read More »

  • November 11, 2013 | Comments
    Kidnapping Victim’s Family Shoots and Kills Abductor During Amazing Rescue Attempt

    Bethany Arceneaux, age 29, of Duson, LA was kidnapped from a daycare parking lot as she attempted to pick up her child last Wednesday. Witnesses said the abductor was the father of her child, identified as Scott Thomas. According to family members, Arceneaux had a restraining order against Thomas, but, as we've seen in the past, a piece of paper rarely stops murderous intent. Police found Thomas's car near a sugar... Read More »