Stories Tagged With: "Shotgun"

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  • July 22, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Arizona Couple Both Grab Guns to Fight Off Home Invader

    A suspect who broke into a Peoria, AZ home chose the wrong victims. When the suspect made noise moving around the home, Alexis Allred woke her boyfriend and grabbed her pistol. Her boyfriend, Matt Lucking, a firefighter and rodeo competitor, grabbed the shotgun that is kept by their bed and racked the slide. Right after the suspect heard the sound of the shotgun, he apparently fired his own gun in the guest bedroom... Read More »

  • July 21, 2014 | Comments
    15 Year Old Florida Boy Fires Shotgun to Stop Attempted Home Invasion

    Well, it looks like this weekend was one for the books to show why trained young adults should be able to access the family firearms. On Saturday we reported a story about a 13 year old Texas boy who used a Ruger 10/22 to defend his mother from a violent trespasser. Now, we have another case out of Florida in which a 15 year old boy used a shotgun to stop an attempted home invasion. According to local media outlets, ...The... Read More »

  • July 20, 2014 | Comments
    Guess It Does Work – Armed Felon Flees Store After Clerk Racks Pump Shotgun

    Personally, when people ask me about shotguns for home defense, I tell them they should keep the gun stored with 1 in the chamber (for drop-safe models) as you don't want to have to deal with making a gun ready with adrenaline flowing after being stirred from sleep by your home's security system. Despite that, many people still believe that the mere sound of racking a pump action shotgun will send a bad guy fleeing... 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
    Two Men Who Mercilessly Beat Victim With a Bat Called Police Themselves When Victim Grabbed a Shotgun

    Two homeless men found themselves calling police when their would be victim turned the tables on them. The pair of men, identified as Joseph E. Killingsworth, 27, and Johnny R. Moore, 25 decided to attack a local homeowner who they suspected reported them as trespassers. The men went to 23 year old man's home and attacked him with a baseball bat, causing significant injuries to several parts of the man's body. At... Read More »

  • June 27, 2014 | Comments
    Self Defense Roundup for June 27, 2014 – 4 Documented Defensive Gun Uses

    OK, we're cleaning house and trying to get caught up on the defensive gun uses for the last week or two that we've got sitting in queue to be added to the database, so here is a handful of the current defensive gun uses from recent weeks. 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 occasionally publish... Read More »

  • June 16, 2014 | Comments
    Wow. 73 Year Old Man is Shot in Face, but Still Manages to Capture Burglary Suspects at Gunpoint

    It never ceases to amaze me how tough old folks are. In this case, a 73 year old Tennessee man was shot in the face and had his jaw located, but still managed to capture one of two men who burglarized his granddaughter's home. Don Grubb knew something wasn't right when he heard his dog barking outside. Grubb went outside to investigate and noticed a car driving slowly that ultimately parked near his barn. Grubb... Read More »

  • June 16, 2014 | Comments
    Self Defense Roundup for June 16, 2014 – 8 Documented Defensive Gun Uses

    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 occasionally publish a defensive gun use round-up to cover the stories from the last several days that fall into these categories. We feel it is still important to document these stories in order to keep the total count of documented defensive gun uses more accurate. It... Read More »

  • June 06, 2014 | Comments
    Self Defense Roundup for June 6, 2014 – 8 Documented Defensive Gun Uses

    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 occasionally publish a defensive gun use round-up to cover the stories from the last several days that fall into these categories. We feel it is still important to document these stories in order to keep the total count of documented defensive gun uses more accurate. It... Read More »

  • May 18, 2014 | Comments
    Self Defense Roundup for May 18, 2014 – 3 Documented Defensive Gun Uses

    Today's stories include a defensive gun use from Montana, Maine, and Indiana. This is only the third documented defensive gun use in Maine and only the fourth in Montana. These stories bring our total documented defensive gun use count to 1,130. 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 occasionally... Read More »