Stories That Happened In PA

  • July 08, 2014 | Comments
    Self Defense Roundup for July 8, 2014 – 17 Documented Defensive Gun Uses

    OK folks, it's that time of the week again. Time to tackle some of the backlog of defensive gun uses we have sitting in queue. Today we have stories from many different regions in the country encompassing different venues, weapons, and types of crimes stopped. 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... Read More »

  • June 30, 2014 | Comments
    Armed Citizen Shoots and Kills Robber Who Assaulted 60 Year Old Neighbor

    It's always encouraging when neighbors look out for one another and that's exactly what happened in this defensive gun use from this weekend. The Muhlenberg Township Police Department gave the following account of the events (via Reading Eagle), Florencio Roman-Quinones, 27, whose last known address was in the 300 block of North Fifth Street, approached the 60-year-old man in front of the victim's house in the 200... Read More »

  • June 24, 2014 | Comments
    Quick Acting Female Store Clerk Shoots and Kills Armed Robber With One Shot

    The clerk behind the counter at Stan's Health Foods has not been formally identified, but it is believed the clerk was a 46 year old woman who had previously worked in law enforcement, including a stint with the Secret Service. When a man entered the store wielding a 6 inch hunting knife, the clerk kept her composure the entire time. It seems she was willing to let the suspect get away with some cash, but when he put... Read More »

  • June 17, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Armed Mall Employee Stops Craigslist Robbery

    An armed mall employee in Stroudsburg, PA used his concealed handgun to stop a robbery that originated with a Craigslist transaction. The owner of a cell phone used Craigslist to arrange the sale of his phone. He arranged to meet the potential buyer in front of a mall in the middle of the day. Despite being an extremely public area, the buyer used a stun gun to attack the seller and took his phone. During the... Read More »

  • June 04, 2014 | Comments
    BREAKING: Son of Convicted Killer Kermit Gosnell Shot by Student While Attempting Burglary

    According to media reports, the son of Kermit Gosnell, the abortionist who is now serving a life sentence for killing full term children, is in critical condition after being shot while he was attempting a burglary in Philadelphia. According to NBC Philadelphia, Police say Gosnell's son, 22-year-old Barron Alexander was shot several times while he was burglarizing a row home shared by a group of undergrads in West... Read More »

  • May 02, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Young Couple Comes Home to 4-5 Burglars in Their Home and Wins Shootout

    Imagine you're in your 20's, you're bringing your girlfriend back to your home, but when you get there you encounter 4-5 armed men. This is exactly the situation that a Wynnfield Heights, PA couple found themselves in on Wednesday night. According to ABC Action News 6, The man confronted the intruders and a scuffle followed. It ended with one of the burglars dead  shot in the head. When police arrived they... Read More »

  • January 17, 2014 | Comments
    Concealed Carrier Shoots and Kills Armed Robber in PA

    It's a story that can't happen in many parts of the world where freedoms are limited. A concealed carrier with a legally carried firearm was able to defend himself from an armed aggressor. According to, a currently unidentified suspect with an arrest record tried to rob a law abiding citizen on the street. Unfortunately for the suspect, this citizen was a licensed concealed carrier who was armed with... Read More »

  • November 05, 2013 | Comments
    [Video] PA Concealed Carrier Shoots and Kills Two Armed Robbers on the Street With 2 Shots

    We recently documented our 1000th defensive gun use, but we're not stopping there. Today we have a story that many anti-gunners like to say never happens. A concealed carrier outnumbered and outgunned, shot and killed 2 masked, armed robbers on the streets of Reading, PA. The 2 suspects had just robbed Krick's Korner Market, a convenience store which had the target of robberies in the past. The concealed carrier,... Read More »

  • October 22, 2013 | Comments
    Woman’s Current Boyfriend Shoots and Kills Her Ex-Boyfriend Who Attacked Her With a Handgun

    A Pennsylvania woman had repeatedly told her ex-boyfriend, who had a criminal history, to stay away from her. However, he failed to listen in a big way this week. According to TribLive News, the ex-boyfriend arrived to the woman's home early Sunday morning and forced his way in. He was armed with a handgun, which he used to pistol whip the woman in the face. He then found her current boyfriend in another room... Read More »

  • July 18, 2013 | Comments
    [Video] Clerk Draws Real Gun on Robber Armed With BB Gun

    A man, identified as 42-year-old James Hayes, of Ambridge, PA walked into an area convenience store around 3:45pm earlier this week and drew an authentic looking BB gun and pointed it at the clerk. The clerk, quickly and smoothly draws a very real gun from underneath the counter as the suspect pointed the BB gun at home. The two get into a minor confrontation, which results in the suspect trying to grab the real... Read More »