Stories Tagged With: "5.56"

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  • May 13, 2014 | Comments
    Homeowner Uses AR-15 to Defend Home From Armed Intruder

    Yet another story showing that semi-auto rifles are used for self defense just as much, if not more, than for criminal purposes. In this case, a Henderson, NC man grabbed his AR15 when a morning home invader kicked in his back door. The homeowner, Jonathan Haith, grabbed his go-to weapon, an AR-15 rifle. According to WRAL, Someone kicked in the door, a Haith grabbed the AR-15 rifle he keeps under his bed. "I... Read More »

  • April 30, 2013 | Comments
    Iraq War Vet Uses AR-15 to Stop Gas Station Robbery

    According to IronMountainDailyNews.com, Two young men, aged 17 and 18, thought they would have an easy time robbing a gas station that was closed for the night. The two men broke into the Michigan gas station just after 4am. They did not realize that the owner was in the store at the time. The owner, an Iraq War vet, approached the suspects, kicked one to the floor and then retrieved an AR-15 style rifle he keeps... Read More »

  • April 23, 2013 | Comments
    PA Resident Uses AR15 to Defend Himself and His Wife from Intruder Who May Have Been on Drugs

    According to Philly.com, a husband and wife in Elkins Park, PA were speaking outside their apartment when a man walked up and began staring at them for several minutes. Alarmed, the couple tried to go back to their apartment, but the man jumped between them and forced his way into the apartment. The husband quickly secured an AR15, which was inside the apartment, and leveled it at the suspect, telling him to leave. When... Read More »

  • February 15, 2013 | Comments
    [Video] Security Guard at Tax Prep Office in MI Uses AR-15 to Defend Himself, Customers and Owners

    A pair of armed robbers stormed into a tax preparation office in Detroit, MI and put a gun to the receptionists head. That's when a security guard at the business grabbed a stashed AR-15 and opened fire on the would be robbers. The robbers exchanged fire with the guard before fleeing the store. The security guard suffered a wound to his leg, but no one else was hurt. There is a manhunt underway for the suspects. [ad]