Stories That Happened In MN

  • October 19, 2017 | Comments
    WLS 219 – United Stets

    Episode 219 This episode of the We Like Shooting show is brought to you by Second Call Defense, Manticore Arms, DEZ Tactical Arms, the Sonoran Desert Institute, JCAA Ammunition, the Patriot Patch Company and Brownells! Welcome to the We Like Shooting Show, episode 219. Tonight we will talk about Snag mag, sterling 302, Ruger P85, Cash Cannon, Etymotic electronic ear pro, The Hank Strange Situation, Who... Read More »

  • August 18, 2014 | Comments
    Woman Who Was Assaulted for FIVE Hours Managed to Grab Rifle and Shoot Attacker

    ST PAUL, MINNESOTA - While this story is a defensive gun use, it can almost be considered a "Why I Carry" story as well, because the victim may have been able to avoid hours of abuse if a firearm was more accessible. Ivy Winter Reutzel-Morrell alleges that Anthony Ray Tullis, 25, who also lived in her home, took her into a bedroom and assaulted her for over five hours. Tullis also threatened Reutzel-Morrell's life... Read More »

  • July 28, 2014 | Comments
    Son Shoots and Kills Home Invader Who Assaulted His 72 Year Old Mother

    Koochiching County, Minnesota - A home invader who assaulted an elderly woman at her home is now dead. The suspect was killed by the woman's son who was protecting her. According to local media reports the sheriff's office said the following about the incident, The man knocked on the door and asked for help of some sort. Ethel Himes let the man in, and he started assaulting her. Brad Himes stepped in and shot... 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 »

  • February 28, 2014 | Comments
    MN Homeowner Holds Burglar at Gunpoint Until He Tried to Run Away… And Got Hypothermia…

    If you want to run from an area and hide, you're probably SOL if there is snow on the ground, but I guess if you're facing prison you don't really think logically about things like that. According to local media reports, a MN resident awoke to the sounds of someone breaking into his home. The homeowner armed himself and went to investigate. The homeowner found an intruder in his living room and attempted to hold... Read More »

  • December 19, 2013 | Comments
    [Video] Concealed Carrier Chases Off Two Violent, Armed Robbers Following Store Robbery

    Two armed men entered a Minneapolis convenience store, walked around the store for a while, and then they made their true intentions known. The pair of men approached the counter, one of them pulled a gun on the store owner and walked around the back of the counter. The second suspect jumped right over the counter. One of the suspects began emptying the cash register while the second went through the store owner's... Read More »

  • December 18, 2013 | Comments
    Carry Permit Holder Fights Off Crowbar Wielding Burglar, Earns Praise From Police

    Craig Paulson, a construction worker in Minnesota, left the front door of the bank owned home he was working in open to let in the cool fall air. This turned out to be a mistake. Someone took advantage of the open door, grabbed Paulson's crowbar that was near the front door and then moved to the room Paulson was working in and confronted him. Fortunately, Paulson is a carry permit holder and carries a firearm... Read More »

  • November 15, 2013 | Comments
    [Video] 75 Year Old Cancer Patient Shoots and Kills 1 of 4 Home Invaders, Other 3 Captured

    Charles Carlson, a 75 year old cancer patient, lives along in his rural home about 90 miles north Minneapolis. His nearest neighbors are some distance away. Those facts make what happened early yesterday morning even more terrifying. Four suspects broke into Carlson's home with the intent to steal the painkillers that he takes to deal with the pain associated with his cancer. Carlson struggled with one of the... Read More »

  • September 21, 2012 | Comments
    [Video] MN Mother and Daughter Hold Career Burglar at Gun Point Using Pink Taurus Handgun

    This interview is awesome. These two women absolutely refused to be victims. When a St Paul, MN mother came inside from washing her car she found a man inside the home stealing items. She confronted the man who then violently attacked the mother. The mother called out for help from her adult daughter who was sleeping in a bedroom to get her gun. The daughter retrieved a pink Taurus handgun and used it to hold the suspect... Read More »

  • March 14, 2012 | Comments
    MN Store Owner Fires Warning Shot at Armed Robber Scares Him Away

    A MN store owner who drew a gun in self defense felt that there were simply too many customers in his store to fire his weapon at the suspect without hitting an innocent bystander so he fired a warning shot at the floor. This scared the would be thief off. No one was hurt and no money was taken.