Stories That Happened In PA

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  • September 30, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Woman’s Boyfriend Shoots and Kills Her Estranged Husband When He Breaks In Carrying a Gun

    A Pittsburgh, PA woman's current boyfriend shot and killed her estranged husband when he broke into the woman's home this week. According to local media reports, According to police, the woman told 911 dispatchers that she believed her estranged husband had gotten into her home through a first-floor window. Police say that’s when the woman’s boyfriend, armed with a gun, came down the stairs and fired. “As... Read More »

  • July 24, 2014 | Comments
    Armed Doctor Opens Fire and Stops Active Shooter in Pennsylvania Hospital

    Reports indicate that the active shooter situation in a hospital in Darby, PA on Thursday was brought to an end by an armed doctor who exchanged gunfire with the patient, striking him several times in the chest. According to My Fox Philly, According to Whelan, the shooter came into the 3rd floor Psychiatric office and opened fire. The Psychiatric office offers outpatient services and has a pharmacy located inside.... Read More »

  • July 23, 2014 | Comments
    19 Year Old Uses Shotgun to Shoot 2 Armed Home Invaders, Killing 1, to Save His Girlfriend

    A 19 year old resident in Pennsylvania had to use deadly force to defend himself, his girlfriend and his home when two armed men forced their way in and opened fire. According to TRIB Live, The apartment resident, whom authorities did not identify, told police that one of the men shot into the door of his first-floor apartment, and they pushed inside, Toler said. They shoved a 19-year-old man, who lives there with... Read More »

  • July 21, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Paraplegic Man Shoots and Kills His Abusive Brother Who Attacked Their Sister

    A paraplegic man West Philadelphia, PA had to shoot and kill his brother after he attacked their sister. According to ABC 6, The victim's brother tells police 40-year-old John Mapp was physically abusive towards him and his 38-year-old sister. The brother, 34, tells police Mapp was attacking his sister then came towards him. That's when, police say, the man's paraplegic brother pulled out a handgun 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 »

  • June 30, 2014 | Comments
    Armed Citizen Shoots and Kills Robber Who Assaulted 60 Year Old Neighbor

    It's always encouraging when neighbors look out for one another and that's exactly what happened in this defensive gun use from this weekend. The Muhlenberg Township Police Department gave the following account of the events (via Reading Eagle), Florencio Roman-Quinones, 27, whose last known address was in the 300 block of North Fifth Street, approached the 60-year-old man in front of the victim's house in the 200... Read More »

  • June 24, 2014 | Comments
    Quick Acting Female Store Clerk Shoots and Kills Armed Robber With One Shot

    The clerk behind the counter at Stan's Health Foods has not been formally identified, but it is believed the clerk was a 46 year old woman who had previously worked in law enforcement, including a stint with the Secret Service. When a man entered the store wielding a 6 inch hunting knife, the clerk kept her composure the entire time. It seems she was willing to let the suspect get away with some cash, but when he put... Read More »

  • June 17, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Armed Mall Employee Stops Craigslist Robbery

    An armed mall employee in Stroudsburg, PA used his concealed handgun to stop a robbery that originated with a Craigslist transaction. The owner of a cell phone used Craigslist to arrange the sale of his phone. He arranged to meet the potential buyer in front of a mall in the middle of the day. Despite being an extremely public area, the buyer used a stun gun to attack the seller and took his phone. During the... Read More »

  • June 04, 2014 | Comments
    BREAKING: Son of Convicted Killer Kermit Gosnell Shot by Student While Attempting Burglary

    According to media reports, the son of Kermit Gosnell, the abortionist who is now serving a life sentence for killing full term children, is in critical condition after being shot while he was attempting a burglary in Philadelphia. According to NBC Philadelphia, Police say Gosnell's son, 22-year-old Barron Alexander was shot several times while he was burglarizing a row home shared by a group of undergrads in West... Read More »

  • May 02, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Young Couple Comes Home to 4-5 Burglars in Their Home and Wins Shootout

    Imagine you're in your 20's, you're bringing your girlfriend back to your home, but when you get there you encounter 4-5 armed men. This is exactly the situation that a Wynnfield Heights, PA couple found themselves in on Wednesday night. According to ABC Action News 6, The man confronted the intruders and a scuffle followed. It ended with one of the burglars dead  shot in the head. When police arrived they... Read More »