23 Jun , 2019

Defensive Gun Uses Against Domestic Violence over last six months

 San Antonio, June 7, 2019 (KSAT ABC  12)

A 48-year-old man who was shot in the chest by his on-again, off-again girlfriend has died from his injuries, San Antonio police said.

Police also said they found the woman, in her late 50s, with her tooth knocked out. They said they believe the pair got into a physical altercation.

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20 Jun , 2019

Armed Citizen legally carrying a gun provides “critical” help to wounded Missouri Police Officer, possibly stopping criminal from “doing more harm.”

 

An armed citizen and his companions came to the aid of a female police officer who had just been shot with her own gun. She was escorting an inmate to a mental health evaluation when he made a struggle for the firearm.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports that Trenton, Missouri Police Officer Jasmine Diab was shot in her abdomen just after 3 p.m.…

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16 Jun , 2019

Defensive gun uses by people legally carrying guns over the past two months

St. Louis, MO, April 17, 2019 (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Thank goodness this law-abiding citizen was conceal carrying his gun at the time.

A man turned the tables on an alleged robber Tuesday night, shooting the man three times after being confronted on a St. Louis street.

The shooting was at about 9:45 p.m.

12 Apr , 2019

Defensive gun uses by people legally carrying guns over the past two months

Sullivan County, TN, February 13, 2019 (WJHL News 11)

This first example is the type of case you only would have seen on the national news if the law-abiding citizen wasn’t here with a gun to stop the attack. A shooting at a dentist office in Colonial Heights, Tennessee was stopped by Larry Seagroves, a concealed handgun permit holder.…

5 Feb , 2019

Defensive gun uses by people legally carrying guns over the past two months

Weston, Massachussetts, January 28, 2019 (Fox News)

A gun-wielding good Samaritan brought a harrowing road rage incident to a safe end, reportedly stopping a driver who’d been racing through Massachusetts — with a 65-year-old man clinging to the hood of his SUV.

An unidentified person ordered Mark Fitzgerald, 37, at gunpoint out of his SUV, allowing Richard Kamrowski to climb down from the car unscathed, police said.

17 Nov , 2018

Thirteen defensive gun uses by people legally carrying guns over the past month

Seattle, Washington, November 2, 2018 (Q13 FOX News)

An armed bystander chased after the suspect in a domestic-violence stabbing at Seattle Center on Friday afternoon, backing him down until another man pepper-sprayed the suspect and police eventually Tazed and arrested him. . . .

The armed man, Scott Brown, works at one of the stands in The Armory, the food-court area in the Seattle Center where the stabbing took place.

29 Oct , 2018

Concealed handgun permit holder stops man who enters an Alabama McDonalds firing his gun

“He’s my hero,” he said. “Because I can only imagine how it would’ve went if he wasn’t armed. We might not be here having this interview.” . . .

He said he heard more than 15 shots fired. . . .

— Markus Washington to WAFF Channel 48 News

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26 Oct , 2018

Racist Mass Public Shooting at Louisville (KY) Kroger stopped by concealed handgun permit holder

The national media has picked up on this story because the killer, Gregory Bush, is racist. But they are ignoring the fact that a white civilian with a concealed handgun permit stopped the attack. Both the people murdered at the Koger — Maurice Stallard, 69, and Vickie Jones, 67 — were black.…

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25 Oct , 2018

Sixty-seven defensive gun uses by people legally carrying guns in public over the past three months

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 26, 2018 (FOX6 News)

An attempted robbery at a Milwaukee gas station was thwarted when a citizen shot the robber, according to police.

It happened Thursday evening, July 26 near 35th and Silver Spring.

Milwaukee police say a person outside the Citgo gas station shot the alleged robbery suspect in the butt.

18 Sep , 2018

Concealed handgun permit holder hailed as hero for coming to aid of Cicero, Illinois police officer

UPDATE: It is now clear that the good Samaritan is the one who wounded the criminal who had shot the one police officer four times and was shooting at the other officer. The video that provides that information is from CBS Channel 2 in Chicago.

Original: From the Chicago Sun-Times:

A man with a concealed-carry license was commended for coming to the aid of Cicero police who were engaged in a shootout with a man who shot and wounded an officer near the Stevenson Expressway Thursday, authorities said.

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