Defensive Gun Use

Mass public shooting stopped by concealed handgun permit holder in Chicago

6 Jul , 2021  

Chicago, Illinois, July 4th, 2021

It seems likely that if the concealed handgun permit holder hadn’t intervened in this case there would have been at least three deaths instead of just the one woman. There were obviously other people present, so who knows how many people might have ended up being murdered if it wasn’t for the concealed handgun permit holder.…

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Armed teacher stops attempted kidnapping in Utah

28 May , 2021   Video

Any teacher in Utah with a concealed handgun permit is able to carry their permitted concealed handgun at school. In this case, a teacher first protected an 11-year-old that this unrelated stranger tried to grab off a school playground and then protected the class of students from this man when he got into the school.…

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Defensive Gun Use

Defensive Gun Uses By People Legally Carrying Guns: Cases From September to October 2020

22 May , 2021  

Roseville, MI, September 2, 2020 (WDIV Local 4)

Police said a 30-year-old man was vacuuming his SUV when he was ambushed by two people. The driver — who had a pistol on his hip for protection — had a gun stuck in his face.

“He is a conceal pistol license holder for the state of Michigan,” said Deputy Chief Mitchell Berlin.

Defensive Gun Use

A driver armed with a gun intervenes to defend a Jewish family in Miami

21 May , 2021  

A concealed handgun permit holder came to the rescue of a Jewish family that were being attacked by a group of thugs.

Police in Florida are investigating an anti-Semitic incident involving a Jewish family in the Miami area who received help from a gun owner, according to reports.

Eric Orgen said he, his wife, and his daughter, 16, had just left a synagogue in Bal Harbour and were walking on the sidewalk when a group of men driving by started shouting and throwing garbage at them.

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Abortion Protestor who is a Concealed Handgun Permit Holder saves Woman Going to an Abortion Clinic

17 May , 2021  

The fact that an anti-abortion protestor saved a woman who was going into an abortion clinic should be very newsworthy. If the opposite had happened, if the protestor had harmed the woman, it would get national news. But this story of an anti-abortion protestor saving a woman’s life is only getting local news coverage.…

Defensive Gun Use

Defensive Gun Uses By People Legally Carrying Guns: Cases From July to August 2020

13 May , 2021  

Detroit, MI, July 1, 2020 (FOX 2 Detroit)

Detroit police sources say the man was in an SUV and was upset with the cyclists riding on Jefferson.

He shouted at them and one of the cyclists shouted back, prompting the man to get out of the SUV and confront the vocal cyclist with a knife.

Defensive Gun Use

Defensive Gun Uses By People Legally Carrying Guns: Cases during June 2020

6 May , 2021  

Chicago, IL, June 1, 2020 (CWB Chicago)

A Logan Square store owner with a concealed carry license fired shots at hammer-wielding looters who confronted him in his shop early Monday, prosecutors said. The businessman even managed to detain one of the alleged intruders for police…

Awakened by the sounds of breaking glass, he grabbed his handgun and rushed to the store downstairs with another person.

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Defensive Gun Uses By People Legally Carrying Guns: Cases From April to May 2020

27 Apr , 2021  

Wissinoming, PA, April 5, 2020 (FOX 29 Philadelphia)

The teen allegedly tried to rob the store at gunpoint when the owner shot him once in the top of the left hand.

Police say the shop owner is legally authorized to carry a firearm

Authorities say the suspect is currently in custody.

Defensive Gun Use

Armed shopper fires gun in Beech Grove Walmart after shoplifter pulls weapon on security guard

18 Apr , 2021  

Police say a shopper with a permitted concealed gun prevented a Walmart security guard in Beech Grove from being seriously injured. The permit holder fired his gun, stopping the attack on the security guard.

Police say an armed shopper prevented a Walmart security guard in Beech Grove from being seriously injured on Saturday afternoon after he fired his gun.

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Defensive Gun Uses By People Legally Carrying Guns: Cases From February to March 2020

17 Apr , 2021  

Charlotte, NC, February 4, 2020 (WCNC)

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, officers were called to a reported shooting on Myers Mill Lane, just off Lancaster Highway around 6:30 a.m. When officers go to the house, they found a 17-year-old who had been shot. Officers learned during their investigation that the teen approached a woman and tried to steal her car at gunpoint.