Stories That Happened In TN

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  • 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 »

  • March 11, 2014 | Comments
    [Video] Son Saves His 83 Year Old Mother From Armed Home Invader Using a Gun

    A carry permit holder was in just the right place at just the right time to save his elderly mother from a home invader armed with a knife and a shovel. According to WVLT, Kenny Guffey was on the phone with his elderly mother when an armed home invasion took place. Fortunately, Kenny was armed and in the right place at the right time to save his mother from peril, Luckily, Guffey was only two minutes away from her... Read More »

  • January 09, 2014 | Comments
    64 Year Old Homeowner Shoots and Kills 1 of 2 Home Invaders AFTER Being Shot Multiple Times

    Once again, guns are the great equalizer. Here we have the playing field being leveled between a wounded, 64 year old homeowner and 2 young thugs. According to WBIR, 2 armed suspects entered a Knoxville, TN home last night. The homeowner, identified as 64 year old Terry Mack, Sr, confronted the two suspects. During the confrontation, Mack was shot several times. Obviously, Mack has the "refuse to be a victim"... Read More »

  • December 30, 2013 | Comments
    Homeowner Shoots Suspected Metal Thief in the Groin With Rifle

    A suspected scrap metal thief is probably wishing he had just stayed home after a recent encounter with a Tennessee homeowner. Two suspects, 25-year-old Paul Curtis Reed and 23-year-old Aaron Michael Lawson, picked the wrong property to steal from when they attempted to steal some scrap metal in Marshall County, TN. According to NBC News, The homeowner told authorities that when he asked the two men to leave,... Read More »

  • December 03, 2013 | Comments
    Memphis Homeowner Shoots 1 of 2 Daytime Burglars – Neighbors Supportive of Shooting

    A Memphis homeowner called police to report that two men were trying to break into his home. However, before officers could respond, the men were coming into the come through a window. The homeowner took action to protect himself. He fired at the two men, who then immediately fled the scene. One of the men was found by police a block away, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to an area hospital... Read More »

  • October 25, 2013 | Comments
    Wheelchair Bound Jewelry Store Owner Shoots 1 of 2 Robbers

    We keep saying it, and we keep being proved right - guns are the ultimate equalizer. A firearm allows the elderly, physically disabled, weak, or someone who is outnumbered to level the playing field. That is exactly what happened in this case, which is the 999th defensive gun use we've documented (1,000 coming later today!). Two men entered an Alcoa, TN jewelry store. One of the men jumped the counter and began... Read More »

  • October 12, 2013 | Comments
    [Video] TN Homeowner Shoots and Captures Burglar During Broad Daylight Break-In Attempt

    We are seeing more and more reports of daytime home invasions and burglaries, so don't think just because the sun is up you can afford not to be vigilant. In this case, a Memphis, TN homeowner was forced to defend himself and his home from a burglar who attempted a break-in during broad daylight. The incident happened in the middle of the day. A homeowner near Memphis, TN caught an intruder attempting to enter... Read More »

  • September 07, 2013 | Comments
    Burglar in Tennessee Shot by Business Owner with 12G Shotgun

    Michael Johnson (pictured) had two outstanding warrants with local police, but that certainly didn't stop his criminal activities. According to WATE, Johnson tried to break into a Knox County business, but was met with resistance by the business owner. The owner of the business fired three shots from a 12 gauge shotgun, hitting Johnson at least once. Johnson then fled the scene of the burglary and showed up at... Read More »

  • August 07, 2013 | Comments
    [Video] Armed Jewelry Store Worker Fights Off Rifle Wielding Armed Robbers in Scream Masks

    According to a report by WRCBTV, things got a bit scary at a Chattanooga, TN jewelry store on Monday. Just minutes before the store was set to close, two individuals entered the store. However, these guys weren't in the market for presents for their wives... well... maybe they were, but they were also there to rob the place. One of the men was wielding a rifle and wearing a Scream mask, while the other was carrying... Read More »

  • August 01, 2013 | Comments
    [Video] Female Business Owner, Robbed Twice, Bought Gun and Was Ready When They Came Back

    The owner of a Memphis, TN business was fed up after having her shop robbed twice at gun point. The owner assumed that the robbers saw her business as an easy target, so she decided to change that. She purchased a .38 caliber revolver, and when the crooks came back for a third time, she was ready. When two men entered the store and pointed a gun at the owner and her sister, she didn't think - she reacted. She drew... Read More »