Stories Tagged With: ".357"

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  • August 08, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Father Uses .357 Magnum to Stop a Suspect Who Was Robbing His Daughter’s Home

    A burglary suspect found himself in the hospital and then jail after choosing the wrong Baton Rouge, Louisiana home to break into earlier this week. The owner of the home that Bem Sampson, age 19, allegedly broke into was out of town. However, the home was not unprotected. The father of the woman who owned the home just happened to be driving by to check on the home when he noticed something was amiss. The man,... Read More »

  • October 03, 2013 | Comments
    [Video] Female Homeowner Uses Her Words Against Thief – “Do You See How Big This Gun Is?!”

    Betty Collins is a tough Toledo, OH woman who simply refuses to be a victim. Around 1am late last week, Collins heard a commotion on her porch. She went to investigate and found someone trespassing on her porch, trying to steal a bicycle that was chained up. Collins ordered the man off the porch, but he was still attempting to steal the bike. Even after Collins' boyfriend came outside the suspect still continued... Read More »

  • June 12, 2013 | Comments
    72 Year Old Grandmother Uses .357 Mag to Open Fire on Home Invader, Saving Her WW2 Veteran Husband

    We always say it here on GSL, "Don't mess with old people." Brandon Alexander Perez, a 31 year old home invader in California, learned that lesson the hard way on Sunday when he tried to break into the home of an elderly couple. Seventy-two year old Jan Cooper called police and armed herself when she found that someone was trying to break into her home sometime after midnight. According to Fox News, During a... Read More »

  • January 08, 2013 | Comments
    Homeowner in CO Shoots 2 of 3 Home Invaders with .357 Magnum

    A homeowner in Colorado successfully fought off 3 would be home invaders. The homeowner said three men burst into his home and that's when he grabbed his .357 revolver that he keeps close at hand. He fired at one suspect, hitting him in the chest. A second suspect managed to grab his arm as he was about to fire again, causing the second suspect to get shot in his leg. At that point the would be robbers fled... Read More »

  • August 24, 2012 | Comments
    IL Homeowner Shoots 1 of 2 Intruders Using His .357 Magnum

    According to Rockdale Police, an IL homeowner, Gerrod Walker, woke up a little after midnight when he heard his burglar alarm going off. The homeowner determined that someone might be in his garage, armed himself with a flashlight and his .357 magnum revolver and went to investigate. When Walker went to open the garage door he saw two men standing there. He fired a warning shot, but both men kept moving. One of the... Read More »

  • August 22, 2012 | Comments
    Man Who Tried to Force His Way Into Home is Shot, Killed by 66 Year Old Veteran With .357 Magnum

    According to the Mail Tribune, a man was behaving erratically and was trying to force his way into multiple homes in a quiet neighborhood. The man chose the wrong home when he tried to force his way into Norm Thomas's home. Thomas is a 66 year old veteran, retired from the Air Force. Thomas fired a single shot from a .357 magnum, hitting and killing the intruder. Police are still investigating the behavior of the intruder... Read More »

  • January 20, 2012 | Comments
    Conyers, GA Shopper shoots knife-wielding robber

    News Article: http://www.rockdalenews.com/archives/4923/ Verified personal account we acquired from the victim: I was at a friend's place getting ready to play Dungeons and Dragons and borrowed my friend's car to head to the nearest grocery store, an Ingles less than a mile away, to pick up some drinks for the night. I had my revolver (a Taurus .357 magnum) in a Fobus paddle holster covered up with an untucked polo... Read More »

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