Stories That Happened In MI

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  • July 20, 2014 | Comments
    Guess It Does Work – Armed Felon Flees Store After Clerk Racks Pump Shotgun

    Personally, when people ask me about shotguns for home defense, I tell them they should keep the gun stored with 1 in the chamber (for drop-safe models) as you don't want to have to deal with making a gun ready with adrenaline flowing after being stirred from sleep by your home's security system. Despite that, many people still believe that the mere sound of racking a pump action shotgun will send a bad guy fleeing... 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 17, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Michigan Homeowner Wounded in Gunfight With Burglars, Kills 1

    A Michigan resident who was renting a house in Inkster returned home on Thursday evening to find a group burglarizing his home. At some point during the altercation, one of the suspected burglars opened fire on the resident, striking him in the leg. Fortunately, the resident was carrying a concealed handgun and was able to draw his firearm and return fire. One of the suspects was struck during the exchange of... Read More »

  • May 07, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Detroit Woman – Without Concealed Weapons Permit… I’d Be Dead

    The Detroit Revolution continues. This is just the latest of a string of defensive gun uses coming out of the Motor City. In this case, the victim didn't escape unscathed though. Paris Ainsworth was shot by would be robbers twice in the sides and once in her hand in her driveway after returning from work. However, she was still able to draw her .45ACP handgun and return fire, hitting one of the suspects in both... Read More »

  • May 04, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] While on Phone With 911, 50 Yr Old Woman With a Carry Permit Shoots Home Invader in Detroit

    A 50 year old woman in Detroit, who has lived in the same home for 20 years, took her brother's advice last year when she bought a gun and got her carry permit. Of course, in this situation, the carry permit wasn't in play since the incident happened inside the woman's home, but I always like to point out when carry permit holders use their guns in a defensive situation since anti-gunners like to say it never happens. The... Read More »

  • April 17, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Detroit Homeowner Shoots Home Invader Who Flees, Then Dies in Car Crash

    The Detroit Revolution continues! This is the latest in a series of stories from the last few months in which armed Detroit residents have fought back against criminals. In this case, two armed men attempted to break into a Detroit area home, but they were stopped when they encountered an armed home owner. According to My Fox Detroit, Sgt. Michael Woody says two people tried to break into the home on the 15000... Read More »

  • March 26, 2014 | Comments
    Armed Customer Saves Employee From Man Stabbing Him With Contaminated Needle

    Add contaminated syringes to the list of things not to bring to a gunfight. According to media reports, an armed customer saved an unarmed security at a Home Depot in Roseville, MI. From the Detroit Free Press, Berlin said Silva began to fight with store loss prevention officers in the parking lot when they tried to apprehend him for stuffing a $179 battery-powered drill under his coat. Silva pulled a concealed... Read More »

  • March 07, 2014 | Comments
    Detroit Revolution Continues: Fifth Defensive Gun Use in Motor City in Recent Weeks

    There has been a higher than normal number of defensive gun uses in Detroit, MI over the last 3-4 weeks. We've dubbed this resurgence in personal responsibility for one's safety "The Detroit Revolution". It finally seems that law abiding Detroit residents are deciding to take back their city from the criminal element that has taken over the city for far too long. According to The Detroit News, two men broke into... Read More »

  • March 03, 2014 | Comments
    Detroit Woman in Her 50′s Shoots and Kills Home Invader – Detroit Revolution Continues

    The Detroit Revolution continues. This it the fourth defensive gun use in the Motor City in less than two weeks. It seems that residents are finally getting tired of their city being overrun by criminals. In this story, a Detroit woman in her 50's had to use deadly force in order to protect herself and her home. According to MLive, The incident, which happened at about 3:30 p.m. Friday, marked the third time... Read More »

  • February 24, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Detroit Revolution: Multiple Armed Homeowners Fought Back Against Criminals Last Week

    I'm sure most of you saw the story last week about the Detroit mother who used a semi-automatic Hi-Point rifle to defend herself, her home and her children against three armed home invaders (if not, Click Here). Well, now it seems even more Detroit residents are refusing to be victims. According to WXYZ, Three different homeowners in Detroit used guns to defend themselves against intruders this week. Two suspects... Read More »