Stories That Happened In TX

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  • September 18, 2014 | Comments
    Concealed Carrier Shoots and Kills Car Jacker Who Was Pretending to Be a Cop

    A quick thinking, quick acting concealed carrier reacted when a man posing as a police officer tried to steal his truck. According to KENS5, According to the San Antonio Police Department, Joshua McCann was in town to pick up a motorcycle from a local shop and haul it back to Michigan for a customer. But, when he pulled into the shopping center, a man claiming to be a police officer stopped him and instructed him... Read More »

  • September 16, 2014 | Comments
    Armed Robber Killed, Shootout Caught on Video, Family of Robber Threatens to Kill Victims

    A family in Houston, Texas who owned a convenience store found themselves in a fight for their lives with a shotgun wielding armed robber over the weekend. Fortunately, one of the family members, Usman Seth, was armed and ready to defend himself and his family. According to the Houston Chronicle, Seth said the gunman first threatened his older sister at the cash register. "I wanted to make the threat go away,"... Read More »

  • September 13, 2014 | Comments
    Texas Woman Shoots Intruder Who Broke In and Tried to Choke Her

    It seems that a woman in San Antonio, Texas was able to use a firearm to save her life from an intruder who broke into her apartment and was trying to choke her. According to KSAT, San Antonio police said a man allegedly talked himself into a woman's apartment and tried to choke her. That's when police said the woman pulled out a gun and shot the man in the shoulder. The woman told officers the man fled, but... Read More »

  • August 28, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Store Clerk in Houston Shoots Armed Robber in the Neck – “For my safety I had to pull my trigger”

    A concealed carry convenience store clerk used his firearm in self defense earlier this week when a would be armed robber entered his store, shoved a gun in his face and demanded money. Kiran Giri, who got his carry permit about a year and a half ago, quickly drew his own gun and fired one shot, striking the suspect in the neck. The victim described the incident and conditions in the neighborhood to Click2Houston, "When... Read More »

  • August 27, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] US Postal Worker Shoots Daytime Home Invader

    A US postal worker who is on medical leave was forced to use a firearm to defend himself and his home from a daytime home invader in Houston, TX. The homeowner grabbed his gun when he heard someone both ring his doorbell and knock strongly on his door around 10am. The suspect entered the home (it's unclear if he forced his way through a locked door, or if the front door was unlocked). That's when the homeowner fired... Read More »

  • August 23, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Off Duty Cop Uses His Gun to Prevent Woman From Being Executed Outside of Elementary School

    The quick actions of an off duty Dallas police officer who was driving in the car with his children likely saved the life of a woman earlier this week. According to WFAA, Dallas Police Deputy Chief Gil Garza said in a news conference the officer was out of uniform and headed to a family function when he saw an altercation. A woman was stopped at an intersection when another car, driven by the suspect, pulled up... Read More »

  • July 18, 2014 | Comments
    13 Year Old Armed With Ruger 10/22 Saves His Mother From Trespasser Thought to be on Drugs

    This one is a GunSaveLives.net exclusive, you read it here first. I received an email from a reader, Jordan, who asked that we use only her first name to protect her privacy, along with the above photo about a harrowing incident in Gainesville, Texas last night. I reached out to her and spoke with her about the incident. The following is the account of events she conveyed to me during an interview I conducted. Last... Read More »

  • July 18, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Homeowner Doesn’t Have to Fire a Shot – Home Invader Accidentally Shoots His Accomplice

    Harris County, Texas - In this case, we have a defensive gun use with shots fired, but the shots weren't fired by the homeowner. One of the suspects in a Texas home invasion accidentally shot one of his accomplices during an altercation with the homeowner. According to local media sources, Three men broke into the home, and the homeowner grabbed his shotgun to defend himself. Authorities said the homeowner got... Read More »

  • July 16, 2014 | Comments
    70 Year Old Texas Homeowner Shoots Home Invader 3 Times in the Leg

    Most trainers will say to shoot to stop the threat, and that's exactly what a 70 year old Texas homeowner did yesterday morning. However, I don't think those trainers would say to shoot a suspect three times in the leg... but that's exactly what a 70 year old Texas homeowner did yesterday morning. According to KSAT, San Antonio police responded to the shooting around 4 a.m. in the 900 block of Green Street off... Read More »

  • July 15, 2014 | Comments
    TX Concealed Carrier Shoots and Kills Man in 4 Star Hotel Who Was “Looking for Someone to Kill”

    A guest at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on the river walk in San Antonio, Texas had to use deadly force to defend himself and a woman when a mentally ill man threatened and then charged the pair. According to My San Antonio, Torres went to the sixth floor of the hotel at 1 p.m. and started breaking lights in the hallway, according to police. He started to bang on a door, and when a witness opened it, Torres said he was... Read More »