Stories Tagged With: "Long Gun"

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  • February 02, 2015 | Comments
    Eleven Year Old Girl Uses Shotgun to Stop Home Invasion

    In some states, it is a crime to allow children to have access to firearms. I wonder how this case would have played out in one of those states. In this case and 11 year old girl in North Branch Township, Michigan was able to use a shotgun to stop a home invader in his tracks. According to local media reports: A Lapeer County Sheriff's Office news release states one person knocked on all the doors and forced... Read More »

  • December 15, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Couple Uses “Recreational” Shotgun to Fight Off Intruder

    An Alabama man was glad to have a shotgun in his home when an intruder attacked his wife last week. The shotgun was said to have been kept for recreational purposes such as skeet shooting, but it apparently worked just fine in a defensive role as well. According to local media, when the woman went to take her dog outside early in the morning, a man followed her back inside. She called for her husband to help. The... Read More »

  • November 25, 2014 | Comments
    Alabama Woman Uses Shotgun to Shoot Her Stalker After He Threatened to Kill Her

    Here we have another story of a woman using a firearm to defend herself from the threat of domestic violence. Horace Johnson had previously made numerous threats as well as violent acts against a Tuscaloosa, Alabama woman, including trying to set her home on fire and stalking her. According to AL.com: Sgt. Dale Phillips, the commander of the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit, said the suspect, 55-year-old... Read More »

  • November 11, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Marine Veteran Uses Shotgun (While Carrying a Pistol) to Stop Home Invasion in Texas

    A Marine veteran in Katy, Texas was the victim of a devastating burglary just three weeks ago. Thieves stole laptops, a tablet, cell phones and the homeowner's Glock pistol. When someone threw a rock through his bedroom window earlier this week, Dan Reynolds was ready. Reynolds, who was already carrying a handgun, grabbed a 12 gauge shotgun he bough after the first burglary and went to investigate the sound of breaking... Read More »

  • October 30, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Elderly Homeowner Uses Shotgun to Shoot Two Female Burglars

    An elderly homeowner in Texas used a 20-gauge shotgun that he normally uses for deer hunting to shoot two suspected burglars earlier this week. A pair of women allegedly broke into the home were they were met with the armed homeowner. According to ABC13, Deputies found two women-- one 17 years old and the other in her mid-20's --- both shot in the torso. The older suspect was still in the house, while the teen... Read More »

  • September 21, 2014 | Comments
    Mom Uses Mossberg She Received For Mother’s Day to Shoot Home Invader & Defend Her Family

    Sometimes the best Mother's Day present is a 12 gauge pump action shotgun. An Oklahoma mother used a 12 gauge shotgun that she said she received as a mother's day gift to shoot and wound a would be home invader. The woman's daughter was also at home, and when she heard someone trying to break in, her maternal instincts kicked in. According to KOCO, “I have a daughter that’s handicapped and she was asleep... Read More »

  • August 18, 2014 | Comments
    Woman Who Was Assaulted for FIVE Hours Managed to Grab Rifle and Shoot Attacker

    ST PAUL, MINNESOTA - While this story is a defensive gun use, it can almost be considered a "Why I Carry" story as well, because the victim may have been able to avoid hours of abuse if a firearm was more accessible. Ivy Winter Reutzel-Morrell alleges that Anthony Ray Tullis, 25, who also lived in her home, took her into a bedroom and assaulted her for over five hours. Tullis also threatened Reutzel-Morrell's life... Read More »

  • August 09, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Young Mother in GA Used Hammer and Shotgun to Fight Off Violent Home Invaders

    A 19 year old mother of a 10 month old baby in Enigma, GA faced a terrifying situation earlier this week. Kayla Walker heard a noise at her back door on Tuesday afternoon just before 6:00pm. When she went to investigate, two men forced their way in the back door. Kayla became involved in a physical fight with the men where she grabbed one of the suspect's testicles and nearly managed to choke one of the men unconscious.... Read More »

  • August 03, 2014 | Comments
    15 Year Old Georgia Boy Defends His Father by Shooting Attacker With .22 Rifle

    A fifteen year old boy in Columbia County, GA was forced to shoot his uncle, Ken­neth Wayne Newman Jr., after Newman came to the boy's home, destroyed property, assaulted his father, and put him in a choke hold while threatening to kill him. According to local media outlets, Newman came to his brother's home intoxicated just after 2am. Newman allegedly began destroying property at the home and threatening to kill... Read More »

  • July 29, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] 14 Year Old Uses 12 Gauge Shotgun to Defend His Mother From Abusive Boyfriend

    Locust Fork, Alabama - A 14 year old boy used a 12 gauge shotgun to shoot and kill a man who was romantically linked to his mother. The suspect in the case, identified as 34 year old Ayatollah Mohammad, was actually escorted by law enforcement off of the property owned by the boy's mother that morning, but walked 7 miles back to the home and snuck onto the property. When the suspect was discovered, the boy used... Read More »