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.

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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.

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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.

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“Good Samaritan” with a Concealed handgun permit wounds suspect who was shooting at police

6 Apr , 2021  

Here is yet another instance a civilian with a concealed handgun permit to help police.

Fresno, CA, March 24, 2020 

. . . Officers tried to pull over the car, but the driver refused to stop and sped off. The driver led police on a short chase and ended up crashing near Valeria and Grant.

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Civilian Catches Escaped Convict Guilty of a Triple Murder

20 Mar , 2021   Video

The video below provides more details on what happened.

The last of four inmates who escaped the Cullman Co. Jail Thursday night has been captured after some help from a Hanceville resident.

Leo Chavez was taken into custody Friday evening by police in Hanceville, about 24 hours after escaping from the Cullman Co.

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69 year old man uses permitted concealed handgun to protect himself against three robbers

11 Mar , 2021  

On Tuesday, March 9th at 10:35 PM, three robbers attempted to rob a 69-year-old man in a Beverly residential neighborhood (about 15 miles south of downtown Chicago). Two of the three robbers have been charged, including receiving, possessing, and selling a stolen vehicle. The third robber who was shot in the knee has not been charged.…

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What clearly would have been a mass public shooting in Louisiana was stopped by multiple armed civilians

22 Feb , 2021  

Having murdered two people and wounded a couple of others, it is clear that the attacker intended to kill as many people as possible. The quick response by people with concealed handgun permits stopped the attack.

A person entered a gun store and shooting range in a New Orleans suburb and fatally shot two people Saturday, prompting customers and staff to open fire on the shooter, a sheriff said.

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Armed Citizens help stop attack on Las Vegas Police Officer

8 Feb , 2021   Video

“I would like to take a moment to remind everyone the dangers of this job, of being a police officer,” said a representative for LVMPD during a press briefing from the scene, “and to thank good citizens that step up and help us in our time of need.”

Joyce Lupiani, “Police: Officer, citizens shoot man after alleged screwdriver attack near gun range,” KTNV Channel 13 (Las Vegas), February 3, 2021.

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