12 Nov , 2015

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13-year-old boy uses mom’s gun to shoot and kill armed man breaking into home

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From Fox News:

A South Carolina teenager left home alone used his mother’s gun to shoot and kill a burglar, authorities said Tuesday.

Fox Carolina reported that deputies responded to a report of shots fired at a home in Ladson Tuesday shortly before 2 p.m. EST Tuesday. When they arrived, they found the unidentified 13-year-old boy and asked him to come out of the home.

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4 Sep , 2015

11 year old fatally shoots 16 yr old intruder, 2 intruders

11-year-old fatally shoots one of two intruders who broke into home, saves his 4-year-old sister

A 16-year-old who broke into the home on his third attempt was shot and killed by an 11-year-old inside the home.  Fox News has this:

An 11-year-old Missouri boy shot and killed a 16-year-old boy during an attempted home invasion Thursday afternoon, St. Louis County police said.

Police said two suspects tried to break into the home north of downtown St.

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29 Aug , 2014

Given the debate over the 9-year-old with a gun, some examples of children who used guns to save the lives of family members

With all the discussion about possibly setting age restrictions on gun use after the tragic death of a firearms instructor in Arizona (see analysis here), here are a few examples of young children saving lives with guns.

The fearless 11-year-old took action when she saw the cougar following her 13-year-old brother as he was walking towards their home .