Stories Tagged With: ".38"

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  • October 31, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] 82 Year Old Homeowner Shoots Female Home Invader, Second Suspect Captured

    An 82 year old man in Mississippi used a .38 caliber handgun to defend himself from a woman and her boyfriend who claimed they were delivering meals as a ploy to attempt to gain access to the man's home. According to local media reports, That woman had come to his home several times in the past couple of weeks. "She tried to get in, but I wouldn't let her in. 'I'm so and so. I brought you some meals', and I said... Read More »

  • August 02, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] FL Woman, Home Alone, Praises Her Trusty Wheel Gun For Stopping Home Invasion

    Rarely can I identify the exact make, model, and caliber of a weapon used in a defensive gun use, but in this case the profile of the Smith and Wesson 642 no-lock with Crimson Trace grips is easily recognized. NJ Logan grabbed that gun when she heard someone attempting to break into her Manatee County, FL home while her husband was out playing bridge. According to local media outlets, Logan praised the fact that... 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 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 »

  • August 01, 2013 | Comments
    [Video] Female Business Owner, Robbed Twice, Bought Gun and Was Ready When They Came Back

    The owner of a Memphis, TN business was fed up after having her shop robbed twice at gun point. The owner assumed that the robbers saw her business as an easy target, so she decided to change that. She purchased a .38 caliber revolver, and when the crooks came back for a third time, she was ready. When two men entered the store and pointed a gun at the owner and her sister, she didn't think - she reacted. She drew... Read More »

  • May 31, 2013 | Comments
    Missouri Woman Fires at and Hits 1 of 3 Would be Home Invaders

    A woman in Missouri knew just what to do when three men tried to forcefully gain access to her home. She grabbed the gun her husband and bought for her, remembered her training from the shooting range and did not hesitate to defend herself, just as she and her husband discussed. In an interview with reporters, the woman's husband said his wife heard someone try to enter the front door, then the back door. When they... Read More »

  • March 12, 2013 | Comments
    81 Year Old FL Man Shoots Alleged Robber After Suspect Followed Him for 20 Minutes

    According to the MiamiHerald.com, An 81 year old FL man, James Stevens, was being followed in his car for over 20 minutes by another vehicle. Not wanting to lead the vehicle to his home, Stevens pulled over in a field near his home. The driver of the second car also pulled over, got out, and demanded Stevens give him 'everything he had.' Stevens had armed himself with a .38 revolver as he pulled over. Stevens... Read More »

  • February 25, 2013 | Comments
    NC Homeowner Shoots and Kills Violent Morning Intruder During “Fight for his life”

    A homeowner in Hickory, NC tried to call for help as his door was being kicked in at 9am, but the intruder forced his way inside and took the phone from the homeowner. The homeowner tried to grab a single shot shotgun to defend himself with, but the suspect managed to gain control of the weapon during a struggle. The homeowner retreated to his bedroom and retrieved his .38 revolver. The homeowner confronted the... Read More »

  • January 04, 2013 | Comments
    Mother Hiding in Crawlspace With 2 Kids Shoots Intruder 5 Times

    A woman in Loganville, GA saw someone trying to break into her home during the day on Friday. The woman quickly grabbed her two kids and her .38 revolver and hid in a crawl space. Despite hiding, the would be intruder still found the family and the woman was forced to open fire on the suspect. She fired all six shots from her gun and hit the suspect 5 times. The woman tried to hold the intruder at gunpoint,... Read More »

  • November 07, 2012 | Comments
    69 Year Old CA Homeowner Shoots Intruder in Buttocks With .38 During Robbery

    Don't bring a knife to a gun fight. A would be robber saw a 69 year old man working in his garage as he drove a stolen car through the CA neighborhood looking for a victim. The robber then tried to rob the elderly homeowner at knife point. Unfortunately for the robber, the man was armed with a .38 caliber handgun and managed to shoot the would be robber twice in a struggle, including once in the buttocks. The... Read More »