Defensive Gun Use

Concealed handgun permit holder stops gunfight in Lancaster, Pennsylvania Mall

19 Oct , 2021  

This past Sunday, four people were injured after a fight between two teenagers at Lancaster’s Park City Center Mall escalated into a shooting this past weekend. A 16-year-old who was illegally carrying a gun started the shooting. But it could have been much worse were it not for a concealed handgun permit holder.…

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Defensive Gun Uses By People Legally Carrying Guns: 20 Cases During March 2021

24 Sep , 2021  

Las Vegas, NV, March 1, 2021 (FOX 5 Vegas)

According to police, the shooting happened around 6:45 p.m. on March 1 in the 3300 block of South Jones Boulevard, near West Desert Inn Road.

A suspect allegedly attempted to steal a vehicle from the Panda Auto shop and was confronted by shop employee, police said.

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At Real Clear Investigations: There Are Far More Defensive Gun Uses Than Murders in America. Here’s Why You Rarely Hear of Them.

22 Sep , 2021  

While Americans know that guns take many innocent lives every year, many don’t know that firearms also save them.

While Americans know that guns take many innocent lives every year, many don’t know that firearms also save them.

On May 15, an attacker at an apartment complex in Fort Smith, Ark.,

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Defensive Gun Uses By People Legally Carrying Guns: Cases During February 2021

15 Sep , 2021  

Las Vegas, NV, February 3, 2021 (FOX 5 Vegas)

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Assistant Sheriff Brett Zimmerman said police were called at 11:59 a.m. on Feb. 3 about a man attempting to take a gun from someone’s bag at a CCW class inside The Range 702 gun range…

The 9-1-1 caller said Payton attempted to steal the gun, and that three employees would be standing outside with him to wait for police.

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Defensive Gun Uses By People Legally Carrying Guns: Twenty-one Cases During January 2021

6 Sep , 2021  

Palm Beach, FL, January 2, 2021 (WPBF)

Authorities say that a person was shot outside of the RaceTrac gas station at 2995 45th Street just before midnight on Saturday.

A vehicle owner confronted and shot a burglar inside of their vehicle, according to police. The suspected burglar and shooting victim were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Defensive Gun Uses By People Legally Carrying Guns: Twenty-six Cases During December 2020

2 Sep , 2021  

Akron, OH, December 1, 2020 (Cleveland 19)

The robbery happened just before 8 p.m. at the MetroPCS store on Main Street in Akron.

According to Akron police, the suspect entered the store, pulled out a handgun, and took money from the cash register.

The suspect then tried to get access to the safe.

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Defensive Gun Uses By People Legally Carrying Guns: Nineteen Cases During November 2020

27 Aug , 2021  

Houston, TX, November 8, 2020 (FOX 26 Houston)

Officers responded to a warehouse in the 14000 block of South Post Oak Road around 11:45 p.m. Sunday.

According to police, the armed suspect forced his way into the warehouse and demanded money. Police say the suspect assaulted the business owner with a metal pipe, injuring his arms and head.

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Twenty-one Defensive Gun Uses By People Under Age 21 During 2021

21 Aug , 2021  

There is a Second Amendment challenge to California’s ban on those 18, 19, and 20 years old buying any firearm (Matthew Jones et al. v. Bonta) and another similar case in Florida. Young people are also victims of violent crime and could also benefit from using guns defensively. So we decided to see what cases we could collect from this year where people under 21-years-old had successfully used guns defensively.…

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A few examples in June and July of teenagers who have used guns defensively

16 Aug , 2021   Video

With the debate over the age that people should be allowed access to guns, we can across a couple of stories in June and July this year of teenagers who used guns defensively to protect themselves or others.

1) Escambia County, Florida, July 12, 2021

Escambia County deputies say the teen shooter will not be charged at this time, as investigators believe he was acting in self-defense.

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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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