Stories That Happened In TN

  • July 09, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] 18 Year Old Shoots, Kills His Mom’s Ex-Boyfriend When He Attacked Her, Saving Her

    An 18 year old young man had to use deadly force to defend his mother, as well as himself, from his mother's violent ex-boyfriend, identified as 36-year-old Brian Davidson. According to WKRN, An investigation revealed Davidson had entered the home unlawfully with the intent of harming 46-year-old Shawna Brush. Brush’s son, 18-year-old Connor Brush, ultimately exchanged gunfire with Davidson, allowing him and... 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 23, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Son Uses Handgun to Save Mom’s Life After Abusive Boyfriend Attacked Her With a Hammer

    A Memphis, TN mother is lucky to be alive after she was attacked by her drunken boyfriend who was wielding a hammer and a wrench. Fortunately, the woman's adult son, who also lived in the home, was armed and was able to take control of the situation. According to WREG, Police say Tony Hardin was in the middle of a heated argument with his live-in girlfriend and her adult son. They say a drunk Hardin ran after the... Read More »

  • June 16, 2014 | Comments
    Wow. 73 Year Old Man is Shot in Face, but Still Manages to Capture Burglary Suspects at Gunpoint

    It never ceases to amaze me how tough old folks are. In this case, a 73 year old Tennessee man was shot in the face and had his jaw located, but still managed to capture one of two men who burglarized his granddaughter's home. Don Grubb knew something wasn't right when he heard his dog barking outside. Grubb went outside to investigate and noticed a car driving slowly that ultimately parked near his barn. Grubb... Read More »

  • June 06, 2014 | Comments
    Self Defense Roundup for June 6, 2014 – 8 Documented Defensive Gun Uses

    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 occasionally publish a defensive gun use round-up to cover the stories from the last several days that fall into these categories. We feel it is still important to document these stories in order to keep the total count of documented defensive gun uses more accurate. It... Read More »

  • March 11, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Son Saves His 83 Year Old Mother From Armed Home Invader Using a Gun

    A carry permit holder was in just the right place at just the right time to save his elderly mother from a home invader armed with a knife and a shovel. According to WVLT, Kenny Guffey was on the phone with his elderly mother when an armed home invasion took place. Fortunately, Kenny was armed and in the right place at the right time to save his mother from peril, Luckily, Guffey was only two minutes away from her... Read More »

  • January 09, 2014 | Comments
    64 Year Old Homeowner Shoots and Kills 1 of 2 Home Invaders AFTER Being Shot Multiple Times

    Once again, guns are the great equalizer. Here we have the playing field being leveled between a wounded, 64 year old homeowner and 2 young thugs. According to WBIR, 2 armed suspects entered a Knoxville, TN home last night. The homeowner, identified as 64 year old Terry Mack, Sr, confronted the two suspects. During the confrontation, Mack was shot several times. Obviously, Mack has the "refuse to be a victim"... Read More »

  • December 30, 2013 | Comments
    Homeowner Shoots Suspected Metal Thief in the Groin With Rifle

    A suspected scrap metal thief is probably wishing he had just stayed home after a recent encounter with a Tennessee homeowner. Two suspects, 25-year-old Paul Curtis Reed and 23-year-old Aaron Michael Lawson, picked the wrong property to steal from when they attempted to steal some scrap metal in Marshall County, TN. According to NBC News, The homeowner told authorities that when he asked the two men to leave,... Read More »

  • December 03, 2013 | Comments
    Memphis Homeowner Shoots 1 of 2 Daytime Burglars – Neighbors Supportive of Shooting

    A Memphis homeowner called police to report that two men were trying to break into his home. However, before officers could respond, the men were coming into the come through a window. The homeowner took action to protect himself. He fired at the two men, who then immediately fled the scene. One of the men was found by police a block away, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to an area hospital... Read More »

  • October 25, 2013 | Comments
    Wheelchair Bound Jewelry Store Owner Shoots 1 of 2 Robbers

    We keep saying it, and we keep being proved right - guns are the ultimate equalizer. A firearm allows the elderly, physically disabled, weak, or someone who is outnumbered to level the playing field. That is exactly what happened in this case, which is the 999th defensive gun use we've documented (1,000 coming later today!). Two men entered an Alcoa, TN jewelry store. One of the men jumped the counter and began... Read More »