Stories That Happened In NM

  • 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 »

  • June 29, 2015 | Comments
    ANOTHER Domino’s Pizza Driver Ignores Company Policy. Shoots Armed Robber on the Job.

    For the second time in just over a week, a Dominos Pizza delivery driver has chosen to ignore the company's anti-gun, anti-carry policy and is probably still alive because of that action. As we reported last week, a Florida driver bucked the company's policy which prevents drivers from carrying firearms from self defense and was involved in a defensive gun use. Now we have a New Mexico driver who was involved... Read More »

  • January 09, 2015 | Comments
    Santa Fe Homeowner Uses Warning Shot To Dissuade Burglar

    While I am not always an advocate for warning shots, it appears that a homeowner in Santa Fe, NM was able to scare off a burglar by firing a shot into the ground. The subject fled the scene and was caught nearby on the streets and was charged with multiple crimes. According to local media: SANTA FE — Santa Fe police say a homeowner fired a warning shot into the ground to scare off a suspected burglary, leading to... Read More »

  • December 16, 2014 | Comments
    Smoke Shop Employee Shoots Robber, Who Was Armed With a Shotgun, in the Head

    A New Mexico smoke shop employee turned the tables on an armed robber earlier this week. The suspect is identified as 24-year-old Luciano Acuna. According to KVIA: Las Cruces Police say that shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, Acuna had his face partially covered with a mask and was armed with a shotgun when he entered DCP’s Smoke Shop in the 1000 block of S. Solano Dr. Detectives have reason to believe... Read More »

  • October 22, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Clerk Shoots and Kills 1 of 2 Armed Robbers, Second Suspect Charged w/ Murder

    One of two suspected armed robbers is now facing murder charges after his partner in crime was killed by their would be victim in Albuquerque, New Mexico. According to KRQE, According to the criminal complaint, Ruben Lucero and Christopher Garza entered the store just before 7 p.m. Monday night with a pistol and an AR-15 assault rifle. Deputies say one of them threatened the clerk, who is the owner’s son. He... Read More »

  • August 29, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Dairy Queen Employee Shoots and Kills Armed Robber

    A Dairy Queen employee in Albuquerque, New Mexico had to use a concealed firearm to defend himself and his co-workers from an armed robber yesterday evening. According to the Albuquerque Journal, [BCSO spokesman Sgt. Aaron Williamson] said the man went to the Dairy Queen’s window with a gun and demanded money. The cashier gave him money and ducked behind the counter. The man then asked for more money. That’s... Read More »

  • August 12, 2014 | Comments
    Armed Robber Shot and Killed at Hookah Shop Where Owners Encouraged Employees to Carry Guns

    A hookah/smoke shop in Albuquerque , New Mexico had been robbed several times in the past. The robberies got so bad that the owners of the shop encouraged their employees to carry firearms while working. That policy proved to be the correct one on Sunday afternoon. According to KOB4, a suspected armed robber was shot dead by a person working at the shop during a robbery attempt. The suspect was found... 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 »

  • February 14, 2013 | Comments
    [Video] Pregnant Mother Saved by 87 Year Old Landlord Who Shot Man Who Chased and Beat Her

    A 24 year old pregnant mother was doing laundry with her 3 year old daughter when her neighbor made sexual advances towards her. The woman dismissed the advances and the neighbor became upset, and pushed the pregnant woman down. The woman then fled the area with her daughter, but the man chased her. She ran to her 87 year old landlord's house, but the suspect forced his way in and began beating the pregnant woman... Read More »

  • December 25, 2012 | Comments
    Woman in NM Shoots & Kills Suspected Rapist Who Followed Her Home

    This is from last month, but was previously unpublished on this site. A woman in NM says a man forced his way into her home and held her at knifepoint. The woman believes the man may have targeted her and followed her home from a nearby gas station. While threatening her with the knife, the man told the woman to undress. Fearing what was next, that was when the woman acted. She grabbed a gun stashed in... Read More »