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  • 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 »

  • June 05, 2013 | Comments
    Homeowner in Lafayette, LA Shoots and Kills 1 of 2 Armed, Late Night Home Invaders

    A homeowner in Lafayette, LA awoke to two men breaking into his home. Both men were armed with guns - fortunately, so was the homeowner. A gunfight ensued which resulted in one of the suspects being shot and killed. The other suspect managed to escape and flee in a nearby car. Neither the homeowner nor his wife were injured in the incident. Police are continuing to investigate the matter and have not released... Read More »

  • April 29, 2013 | Comments
    New Orleans Homeowner Shoots and Kill Bloody Intruder Who Broke in as He Ran From Police

    A homeowner in New Orleans had to use deadly force to defend himself and his family. A man who was covered in blood forced his way into the home. Fearing for the safety of himself and others in the home the homeowner shot the intruder. The homeowner got the attention of nearby police officers and told them he had shot an intruder in his home. The officers were actually chasing the intruder who had just pushed... Read More »


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