Stories That Happened In IA

  • October 19, 2017 | Comments
    WLS 219 – United Stets

    Episode 219 This episode of the We Like Shooting show is brought to you by Second Call Defense, Manticore Arms, DEZ Tactical Arms, the Sonoran Desert Institute, JCAA Ammunition, the Patriot Patch Company and Brownells! Welcome to the We Like Shooting Show, episode 219. Tonight we will talk about Snag mag, sterling 302, Ruger P85, Cash Cannon, Etymotic electronic ear pro, The Hank Strange Situation, Who... Read More »

  • July 25, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Concealed Carrier Captures FIVE Suspects Fleeing Police

    SOLON, IOWA - This is only the 6th defensive gun use we've documented in the state Iowa, and it just so happens to be a 5 for 1 deal. It all started when police tried to stop a vehicle that matched a description from a "shots fired" call. The vehicle decided not to stop and lead officers on a long chase. Eventually, the car crashed into a child's playhouse in the front yard of a home. The occupants of the vehicle... Read More »

  • June 02, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Iowa Homeowner Shoots Violent Home Invader 4 Times After Being Stabbed in the Neck

    Coalville, Iowa - A homeowner and a suspected home invader are both in an area hospital due to serious injuries this morning. According to local media reports, a man knocked on the front door of a rural Iowa home just after 6am. When the resident answered the door, the suspect stabbed him in the neck and attempted to force his way into the home. Fortunately, the homeowner was armed and opened fire on the suspect,... Read More »

  • May 25, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] 22 Year Old Female Bookstore Clerk Draws Gun on Would be Robber

    Let's add pepper spray to the list of things not to bring to a gunfight. A would be robber attempted to rob an Iowa textbook store using a can of pepper spray. He put the spray right in the face of 22 year old Jessica McDonald and demanded money from the register. As the store's phone started ringing, Jessica slowly inched towards the phone, which happened to be near the store's safe. Inside the safe was a Springfield... Read More »

  • February 18, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Des Moines Police Advise Homeowners Not to Fight Home Invaders Unless No Other Options

    This story is getting documented and categorized in our database of defensive gun uses, but we also want to talk about what the Des Moines police said in relation to the story. Two suspects tried to break into a home in Des Moines, Iowa in early January. Fortunately for the occupants of the home, the homeowner was armed with a 9mm Glock. The homeowner opened fire on the pair of would be intruders ands struck one... Read More »

  • August 20, 2013 | Comments
    Elderly Iowa Homeowners Shoot and Kill Escaped Prisoner Who Shot Cop

    Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Dan Wyckoff was responding to a call to check on someone walking along the side of a highway. When Wyckoff got out of his car to approach the man, he was shot twice by the suspect, who is suspected to be Rodney Long, a prisoner who escaped from a prison in Clarinda, Iowa last week. A massive manhunt ensued, but police were unable to locate Long. That was because Long was no longer... Read More »

  • August 15, 2011 | Comments