Stories That Happened In NC

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  • July 01, 2015 | Comments
    NC Gun Owner Shoots Armed Man After He Shot a Woman in the Leg [VIDEO]

    An armed, good Samaritan likely saved a live in North Carolina earlier today. According to local media reports: Investigators told Channel 9 that the man and woman were driving in a car on Pegram Street and arguing. During the argument, police said the man shot the woman in the leg, causing her to crash into a telephone pole. Officers said both people got out of the car and that the man continued to shoot... Read More »

  • February 24, 2015 | Comments
    Catawba County, NC Homeowner Shoots and Kills Intruder

    A Catawba County homeowner used a shotgun to defend his home against two intruders.  Shooting and killing one, while the second is still outstanding.  The homeowner initially heard them break in and grabbed his shotgun and called the police.  When the intruders kicked in a hall door and came towards the homeowner and his wife, the homeowner he fired one shot, striking one of the intruders in the chest, killing him.... Read More »

  • January 29, 2015 | Comments
    [Video] Burglar Held At Gunpoint By Homeowner

    Thanks to the watchful eye on a neighbor, a North Carolina homeowner was able to come home and catch a burglar in his home.  The neighbor noticed a suspicious vehicle in the driveway and called the homeowner, John Painter, to let him know.  When her arrived home he found his door forced open and when he went inside he found a man inside.  He retrieved his handgun, held the burglar face down and called 911.  All to... Read More »

  • December 17, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] 14 Year Old Uses Grandfather’s Gun to Shoot and Kill 1 of 2 Home Invaders

    A 14 year old boy in Charlotte, NC has killed one home invader and a second was captured following the incident. “They heard some noises, saw an individual at the back of the residence trying to come into their house,” said Lt. Eric Brady of Charlotte Mecklenburg Police according to WBTV. A 14 year old boy who was visiting his grandmother used his grandfather's gun to shoot and kill one of two home invaders,... Read More »

  • December 08, 2014 | Comments
    Home Invaders Thought Disabled Vet Was an Easy Target – He Grabs a .45 and Proves Them Wrong

    A Vietnam veteran who is disabled and uses a walker to get around thinks he was targeted in a recent home invasion because the suspects thought he was an easy mark. According to the Gaston Gazette: Sapienza, a Marine Corps veteran who served four years in Vietnam, was watching television in his bed at 7:42 p.m. at his home on Davis Avenue. He heard someone prying off the lock and pulling the nails to the latch out... Read More »

  • October 23, 2014 | Comments
    Grandfather is Shot, but Shoots 3 of 3 Home Invaders Who Tried to Rape His Granddaughter, Killing 1

    Unfortunately, in this case our hero was shot multiple times and had to be airlifted to a nearby hospital where he is in serious condition. However, his actions are nothing short of amazingly heroic. A man who said he was having trouble with his car convinced Kenneth Byrd, age 67, to open his door. His wife and 19 year old granddaughter were at home at the time. That was all the opportunity the three man home invasion... Read More »

  • September 19, 2014 | Comments
    3 Suspects Try to Rob Gun Seller With His Own [Unloaded] Gun, but End Up Getting Held at Gunpoint, Arrested

    Well these three guys aren't the sharpest tools in the shed. According to local media sources, Edvis Miquem Galloway, Savon Khalif Hardaway, and Kalmeaice Kawanna Williams tried to use a man's own rifle against him in an armed robbery attempt, but it went oh so wrong for the three suspects. The suspects met up with a man they found on Craigslist in order to buy a rifle from him. When the man handed the rifle over... Read More »

  • September 17, 2014 | Comments
    Career Criminal With Dozens of Past Charges Shot and Killed While Attempting to Rob Convenience Store

    The life a career criminal was ended late last night. According to local media reports, 29-year-old Leo Antoine Alston was shot and killed while attempting to rob a convenience store in Oxford, NC. According to police, Alston has a long criminal history with past charges numbering in the dozens. Authorities have not yet released the name of the person who shot Alston or said if he was an employee of the store. The... Read More »

  • August 07, 2014 | Comments
    NC Woman Shoots Alleged Burglar After He Charged Her

    GOLDSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA - A 28 year old woman was forced to use a firearm to defend herself early this morning. Around 4:30am, the woman, identified as Paige Ham, heard a noise in her backyard. She then noticed that the lock on her shed had been removed. That's when Ham decided to act. According to local media outlets, Ham had a roommate call 911 and went out with a gun to see if anything was stolen. That's... Read More »

  • July 14, 2014 | Comments
    WW2 Vet Shot Intruder Who Kicked in His Door, Suspect’s Brother Says He Shouldn’t Have Been Killed

    An 89 year old World War II veteran in Wake Forest, North Carolina had to use deadly force to defend himself against a neighbor who kicked in his door over the weekend. Jeffrey Baylon Mitchell, age 47 and Calvin Anderson Ray, age 89, had exchanged words before. Mitchell rented a nearby property owned by Ray and was upset about a broken air conditioner. According to WRAL, a repairmen had been by Mitchell's home twice... Read More »