Stories That Happened In PA

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  • February 05, 2015 | Comments
    [VIDEO] 67 Year Old Concealed Carrier Shoots and Kills 18 Year Old Robber Armed With a Toy Gun

    A concealed carrier in Pennsylvania, who has only been identified as a 67 year old man shot and killed an 18 year old attempted armed robber yesterday on a path in Cobbs Creek Park. It turns out that the suspect was actually armed with a realistic looking pellet gun. According to local media reports: Investigators say a 67-year-old man was walking on a path when the suspect ran up and demanded cash. "He hears... Read More »

  • December 30, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Masturbating Dog Thief in Critical Condition After Being Shot by Resident in PA

    According to NBC Philadelphia, a man, identified as Angel Suarez Medero, climbed onto a second story apartment balcony in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The man began masturbating on the balcony before breaking into the home and stealing a dog from inside. Medero then jumped from a second story window with the dog. Medero then broke into a first floor apartment and began assaulting the residents inside. One of the... Read More »

  • October 15, 2014 | Comments
    PA: Democratic State Lawmaker Opens Fire on Suspected Armed Robbers in the Streets of Harrisburg

    A concealed carrying state lawmaker, Rep. Marty Flynn (D), apparently opened fire on a pair of suspected armed robbers on the streets of Harrisburg, PA last night. According to ABC27, Harrisburg police are investigating an attempted robbery and shooting involving two State House Democrats, according to the website www.capitolwire.com. According to the website, State Rep. Marty Flynn of Scranton and State Rep.... Read More »

  • October 13, 2014 | Comments
    PA Concealed Carrier Shoots Attacker, Who Was Wielding 13in Hunting Knife, in the Groin

    Let's see, what are the quick takeaways from our first defensive gun use on this Monday? 1. Don't bring a knife to a gunfight and 2. OUCH! According to local media sources, a man armed with a 13 inch serrated hunting knife apparently became agitated and confronted another man in the parking lot a store in Philadelphia around 5:30PM yesterday. The victim told the suspect to drop the knife several times, but the suspect... Read More »

  • 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 »