Stories That Happened In MO

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  • June 29, 2015 | Comments
    Homeowner Shoots Attempted Burglar Multiple Times

    A Springfield, MO homeowner used deadly force to defend himself and his home when a man attempted to break in last week. According to local media reports: Lt. Robert Byrne said police were dispatched to a burglary in progress in the 800 block of South Link Avenue at 9:21 p.m. Friday. When they arrived, they found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. Byrne said the wounded man was "a person of interest" who... Read More »

  • January 08, 2015 | Comments
    Armed Robber Tries to Rob a Store and is Shot by That Store’s Owner as He Tried to Rob a 2nd Store

    File this one under weird defensive gun uses. An attempted armed robber, who actually ended up being armed only with a toy gun, ended up being shot by one of his potential victims. According to local media reports: Court documents say 31-year-old David Cotner tried robbing the Mart by handing the clerk a note that said, "Give me all the money in the drawer." The clerk allegedly tried to enter the manager's... Read More »

  • January 05, 2015 | Comments
    [Video] Cell Phone Store Manager Opens Fire on Thieves Who Drove Car Through Wall

    Thieves in St. Louis, Missouri turned a car into a burglary tool when they smashed a stolen car through the front wall of a cell phone store and began stealing cell phones from smashed display cases. Unfortunately for the thieves, the store manager was armed. The following is a press release from St. Louis police: An employee arrived to start work and saw two men in a Mitsubishi Diamante drive into the front... Read More »

  • November 07, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Concealed Carrying Grocery Store Worker Shoots and Man Armed With a Gun Making Threats

    Let's see isn't there a current discussion going on about guns in grocery stores? Oh, yeah. Moms Demand Action likes to claim that no one needs a gun while grocery shopping and is trying to push super market giant Kroger into banning the legal carry of firearms in their stores. According to a local Fox affiliate: 48 year old Robert Lawson of Imperial was pronounced dead at the scene. Employees at Karsch’s Village... Read More »

  • October 10, 2014 | Comments
    Homeowner Shoots Armed Suspect Who Attacked and Pistol Whipped Him

    Not a lot of info on this one as of right now, but it sounds like a good shoot from all info currently available. According to one local media report, According to the Boone County Sheriff's Department, deputies responded at about 2:30 Saturday morning to a reported burglary in progress in the 5500 block of Rocky Fork Drive. Upon arrival, they determined that 39-year-old William Harper of Columbia had come to the... Read More »

  • October 02, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Homeowner Opens Fire on School Skipping Teenagers Who Broke Into His Home

    A couple of Kansas City, Missouri teenagers thought that it would be a good idea to skip school and break into a nearby home. They quickly realized their decision was the wrong one. According to a local media report, The shooting happened about 10 a.m. Investigators say a man got a notification from his alarm company that something happened inside his home. It was the second time in two days someone had broken... Read More »

  • October 01, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Sheriff Praises Pharmacy Employee For Shooting Armed Robbery Suspect

    An armed employee at Family Pharmacy in Taney County, Missouri didn't waste any time when an armed robber burst into the business, waving a gun around and demanding pills. The armed employee drew his own gun and opened fire on the suspect, striking him once. After being shot, the suspect was much less inclined to continue the robbery and fled the business. Police were able to locate the suspect's car based on... Read More »

  • August 09, 2014 | Comments
    Home Invader in Missouri Has Panic Attack After Encountering Armed Homeowner

    A homeowner in Kansas City, Missouri used a firearm to stop a home invasion earlier this week. The incident occurred in the 400 block of Newton Avenue about 9:40 a.m. The homeowner managed to shoot one of the suspects, striking him in the leg. The homeowner didn't even need to open fire on the second suspect as they suffered a panic attack during the altercation with the homeowner. Both suspects were located by... Read More »

  • July 17, 2014 | Comments
    Suspected Home Invader Shows Up at ER With Gunshot Wound and Claims He Has Amnesia

    Springfield, Missouri - Ah yes, the old "No officer, I have no idea how I got shot routine." This is an interesting case in how one of the suspects got caught. According to KY3, Joseph Allen was sleeping in his home around 4am last Friday morning when multiple home invaders broke into his home. Allen grabbed a gun and a brief gunfight ensued. Allen was not shot, but did suffer minor injuries which required treatment... Read More »

  • July 08, 2014 | Comments
    MO Homeowner Who Shot & Killed Home Invader – “No Regrets, I’d Do It Again”

    Rick Rogers did not hesitate to defend himself, his family and his home when multiple armed men broke into his home over the weekend. Rogers was able to grab his gun and confront four armed home invaders before they could harm anyone inside the home. One of the home invaders, 40 year old Kenneth Fry, was killed by Rogers' gun fire. Rogers, speaking with KY3.com, said he had no regrets about his actions, "I was... Read More »