Stories That Happened In SC

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  • August 25, 2014 | Comments
    Homeowner Shoots and Kills Home Invader Who Assaulted 11yr Old Boy, 2 Women and Killed Family Dog

    One home invader is dead and another is in police custody in Mechanicsville, SC. According to local media reports, two men armed with handguns broke into a home occupied by two females, an 11 year old boy and one adult male. The suspects pistol whipped the two women and 11 year old boy. One of the suspects also shot and killed the family dog. The adult male resident was able to access a firearm and exchanged... Read More »

  • August 22, 2014 | Comments
    Mother in Charleston, SC Defends Young Child From Armed Home Invaders by Opening Fire

    This story is a perfect example of why you should always pay attention, even when doing something as mundane as exiting your car and entering your home. A mother in Charleston, SC was put in a terrifying situation when she was getting out of her car with her small child in her arms. Two armed men approached her and forced her, along with the child into the home. Fortunately, that's when the woman took action. According... Read More »

  • July 08, 2014 | Comments
    Armed Robber Threatens to Kill Female Clerk, She Draws Her Own Gun and Turns the Tables

    A female clerk in Greenville County, SC turned the tables on a would be armed robber, identified as Steve Leon Griffin, after he produced a gun and threatened to kill her if she didn't hand over the cash in the register. That's when the clerk drew her own gun and the would be robber fled the store empty handed. According to WYFF, this suspect seemed to be in the beginning stages of crime spree Deputies said Steve... Read More »

  • July 06, 2014 | Comments
    South Carolina Homeowner, Confined to a Wheelchair, Shoots and Kills Home Invader

    Despite being shot himself, an Easley, SC homeowner, who is confined to a wheelchair, was able to even the playing against a much younger, healthier, armed home invader. The homeowner was able to shoot and kill a 26 year old intruder from Atlanta, GA who broke into his home. According to Greenville Online, When deputies arrived, Vernon and her daughter were in the driveway calling to them, the report says. The... Read More »

  • June 13, 2014 | Comments
    SC Resident Uses Gun to Stop Possible Killing Spree of Recently Released Convict

    Lancaster County, SC - 29 year old Jermaine Grier (pictured) was just released from prison on June 2nd after serving his most recent sentence in prison. According to The State, South Carolina's Homepage, Grier was no stranger to the criminal justice system, Grier's criminal history dates back to 2002 when he was convicted of accessory after the fact to a felony, according to records with the State Law Enforcement Division.... Read More »

  • February 10, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] 76 Year Old SC Resident Shoots and Kills Suspect Who Tried to Attack Him With a Stun Gun

    According to media reports, a 76 year old resident of Lincolnville, SC was walking to his car when he was attacked by a suspect allegedly armed with a stun gun. When the suspect tried to attack the elderly resident, the resident drew a firearm and fired three shots at the suspect. It is unclear from reports if the resident was carrying the firearm or if he was able to retrieve it from his home or vehicle. The suspect... Read More »

  • February 07, 2014 | Comments
    South Carolina Woman Shoots and Kills Violent, Abusive Boyfriend

    As we've said numerous times in the past, guns are the ultimate equalizer. They can easily allow someone smaller, slower, weaker or older than their attacker to quickly gain the upper hand. That's exactly what happened in this story out of Orangeburg, SC. According to The Post and Courier, [The Boyfriend] Williamson became enraged after looking in his girlfriend's purse and finding papers where he was listed... Read More »

  • February 05, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Wing Restaurant Employee Shoots Armed Robber Twice, Saves Co-Worker and Himself

    An employee of Wings on the Run in Greenville, SC said he was just protecting himself and his co-worker when he opened fire on an armed robber. According to Fox Carolina, "Just looked up and there's this masked person with a gun in my face," Stephanie Evans said. She's the co-owner of the restaurant located on East North Street in Greenville County. "He just simply said 'give me what you, give me all of it,'"... Read More »

  • October 16, 2013 | Comments
    SC Homeowner Tries to Take Joe Biden’s Advice Against Thief, It Didn’t Work, and He Was Forced to Shoot Him

    A South Carolina homeowner apparently took a page out Joe "Double Barrels to the Sky" Biden's playbook. When the homeowner discovered an intruder on his property, he fired a warning shot from his shotgun. However, that only made the suspect come towards the homeowner. At this point, the homeowner apparently decided the Vice President's advice was poor a poor self defense tactic and actually fired on the suspect,... Read More »

  • October 09, 2013 | Comments
    Elderly Female Homeowner Shoots Intruder Armed With a Baseball Bat

    This is one of a series of defensive gun uses we've found this week in which an elderly victim used a gun to level the playing field against a younger assailant. A home invader, armed with a baseball bat, forced his way into a South Carolina home in broad daylight. The suspect then attacked a woman who was in the home. The owner of the home, an elderly woman, grabbed a revolver and opened fire on the suspect,... Read More »