Stories That Happened In OH

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  • September 15, 2014 | Comments
    Homeowner Shoots and Kills 17 Year Old Intruder Carrying Knife and Wearing ICP Mask

    A 17 year old male was among four people who broke into a Franklin County, Ohio home wearing masks resembling the musical group Insane Clown Posse and wielding knives. Fortunately, the homeowner, a single female, was armed and defender herself. According to the Columbus Dispatch, A 17-year-old boy was burglarizing a house in Prairie Township when the homeowner shot and killed him early on Saturday, Franklin County... Read More »

  • August 31, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Concealed Carrying Ohio Woman Stops Attempted Kidnapping  Using Her Gun

    LANCASTER, OHIO - A woman in Lancaster, Ohio is certainly glad she made the decision to carry her firearm when she took her dog for a walk earlier this week. According to an interview with Dinah Burns by a WBNS-10TV. "I think if they'd gotten any closer, I probably would have fired,” said Burns. "Two gentlemen came out of the woods, one holding a baseball bat, and said 'You're coming with us'." "I said,... 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 »

  • July 01, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Family of 16 Year Old Armed Robber Killed by Store Owner During Robbery Attempt Speaks Out

    Sixteen year old Isiah Haggins Jr. and another suspect identifed as Brandon Harris (who was just caught in the last couple of hours) entered a hip hop clothing store in Dayton, OH with plans of robbing it at gunpoint. However, what the would be robbers didn't expect was an armed store owner. The owner fired a single shot at the pair of robbers, hitting and killing Haggins. Harris fled the scene and was just recently... Read More »

  • May 27, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Teenage Robber Tries to Kill Store Clerk With Sawed off .22 Rifle, but Clerk Returns Fire

    Once again we have a story that disproves one of the anti-gunners most repeated myths about self defense. They say if someone already has a gun drawn on you, there is no way you can defend yourself and you're better off just cooperating. Of course, we have numerous stories were people have drawn guns on armed assailants and won the fight. We've also documented stories in which robbery victims cooperated only to be executed. In... Read More »

  • May 20, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Toledo, OH Woman Shoots Bat Wielding Mugger as He Attacked Her Boyfriend

    Add bats to the list of things not to bring to a gunfight. A would be mugger learned that lesson the hard way in Toledo, OH. According to media reports, a man armed with a bat attacked a couple in broad daylight in a parking lot. The bat wielding attacker managed to hit the male resident in the arm with the bat. However, the man's girlfriend quickly sprang into action. She drew a concealed handgun from her... Read More »

  • May 17, 2014 | Comments
    Self Defense Roundup for May 17, 2014 – 5 Documented Defensive Gun Uses

    Today, we have 2 stories out of Texas (including one with the best headline we've read this week), 1 from North Carolina, 1 from Ohio and 1 from Florida. Texas and Florida continue to dominate the number of defensive gun uses we've documented. These stories make 1,127 total documented defensive gun uses that we've collected. For many defensive gun use stories there is simply not enough information to write a full article,... Read More »

  • April 11, 2014 | Comments
    92 Year Old WW2 Vet and Armed Wife Chase Off Armed Robber – “I Was Gonna Work Him Over Real Good”

    Springfield Township, OH - I can only hope I'm this much of a badass when I'm in my 90's (if I make it to my 90's). Robert Kelly Jr., age 25 told Ruby and Hugh Mathis, an elderly couple in their 90's that he had been accepted at a college and needed to use their phone. The couple knew Kelly from odd jobs he did around the neighborhood. Once inside Kelly's true motives were revealed and he pulled a knife on Hugh... Read More »

  • January 31, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Homeowner Opens Fire on Two Robbery Suspects, Saves Roommate

    A Columbus, OH resident feels lucky to be alive following an altercation with two armed robbers. The man was walking home around 11pm when he was approached by two men. One of the men held a knife, described as being 10 inches long, to his back. According to 10TV, Keith Dennis was walking home when he was approached by two men. One of the suspects held a knife to Dennis’ back and demanded money. “I thought... Read More »

  • January 03, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] 90 Year Old Business Owner Uses Gun to Fight Off Much Younger Robber

    Dayton, OH - Back in 2010 George Hicks, the owner of a laundromat, was badly beaten and robbed by an unknown assailant while working at his business. Following that incident, Hicks decided not to be victim anymore. He started carrying a firearm while at work. The new routine paid off this week when another would be robber tried to target Hicks. A man approached Hicks as he worked and asked for change. The simple... Read More »