Stories That Happened In MI

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  • October 13, 2014 | Comments
    Concealed Carrier Saves Young Woman From Attacker/Rapist in Broad Daylight

    A 21 year old woman in Flint, MI was brutally attacked and possibly sexually assaulted in broad daylight as she walked home from an area store. The victim was walking home from a store near her home around 2pm when a man forced her into an abandoned home and violently assaulted her. Fortunately, the girl was able to jump out of a window of the home and scream for help. According to MLive, that's when several good... Read More »

  • October 01, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Detroit Father of Four Shoots and Kills Intruder Who Was Choking His Dog

    An immigrant father of four in Detroit, Michigan used deadly force to defend himself, his home and his family early on Monday morning. According to local media reports, the father woke up to find an intruder in his backyard choking and attacking his dog. When the suspect noticed the father, he approached the home. That's when the father grabbed a gun and opened fire before the suspect could get to the home. According... Read More »

  • September 22, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Walgreens Pharmacist Gets Fired After Using His Concealed Handgun to Fight Off Armed Robbers

    This is an older story, but one that we previously never reported. We wanted to highlight it now as it looks like all of the court proceedings are finally over. A Walgreens pharmacist found himself without a job after he was fired from his position at Walgreens after opening fire on a pair of armed robbers. In 2011, two armed robbers entered a 24 hour Walgreens pharmacy in Benton Township around 4am. They took the... Read More »

  • 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 »