Four Defensive Gun Uses By Legal Concealed Handgun Carriers, Three in just Two Days (March 2016)

10 Mar , 2016  

Here are four defensive  gun use cases.  The last one from March 2nd in Memphis, Tennessee is particularly dramatic as it involves a permit holder defending himself and a woman he was with against three attackers.  The picture above is from the Kentucky case where a woman shot her stalker in his neck.…


Philadelphia: 65 Year Old Handgun Carry Permit Holder Shoots Attacking Duo

2 Mar , 2016  

This story comes from WPVI-TV Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia police say a 65-year-old man who was licensed to carry turned the tables on two men attacking him in Queen Village.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at 2nd and Bainbridge streets.

Investigators say the suspects had started accosting the man and his wife.


Concealed handgun permit holder in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania saves police officer from mob attack

11 Feb , 2016  

Upper Darby, Pennsylvania police are grateful to a concealed handgun permit holder who stepped in and kept an officer from harm by a mob of 40 to 50 high school students.  The first officer suffered “significant hand injuries” and a second officer who came to rescue the first officer suffered “a major injury to a leg.”  …



UPDATED: Man with concealed handgun permit saves life of woman who was being stabbed

10 Feb , 2016  

Valet attendant Didarul Sarder’s quick action to pull out his permitted concealed handgun saved a woman’s life.  From the CBS WWJ in Detroit about a case in Warren, Michigan:

. . . The situation unfolded around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the GM campus in Warren, which stretches from Van Dyke Avenue to Mound Road and from 12 Mile Road to 13 Mile Road.


Four cases over a couple of days where concealed handgun permit holders stopped violent crime, saved lives

2 Feb , 2016  

Temple Terrace, Florida (WFLA) February 1, 2016:

. . . around 11 p.m. on Sunday night. investigators say two men approached 38-year-old Luis Enrique Alonso in front of his home as he was unloading groceries.

The suspects grabbed Alonso, and one of the suspects pointed a silver handgun at him. Alonso grabbed the suspect’s gun and a brief struggle ensued.


Sheriff’s deputy says “I’m alive today because of [concealed handgun permit holder]”

29 Jan , 2016  

Bistro County is located just a few miles east of Austin.  From today’s Austin Statesman:

. . . “Freeze!” Scott Perkins yelled as he pulled out his concealed handgun, pointing at the suspect.

“I’m alive today because of him,” the deputy, 23-year-old Dylan Dorris said Wednesday, reflecting on the events surrounding a disturbance call outside a Bastrop County gas station Jan.



Concealed Carry Permit holder uses his gun to stop assault from three robbers

28 Jan , 2016  

This attack occurred at 9 PM in Virginia Beach, Virginia on Tuesday, January 26, 2016.  From WAVY.com:

Police have arrested three men in connection with a robbery that happened in the parking lot of a McDonald’s Tuesday night.

Police arrested 29-year-old Donte Tyree Salley, 23-year-old Darren Keith McCoy and 20-year-old Marcus Sean Turner in connection with the incident.


Woman attacked in parking by knife wielding robber successfully defends herself with concealed handgun

27 Jan , 2016  

The pictures are from WHAS ABC Channel 11 in Louisville, Kentucky.  The attack occurred on Tuesday, January 26th, 2016.  From WVIH.com:

According to Louisville Metro Police Department spokeswoman Alicia Smiley, a woman was sitting in her vehicle in the parking garage near the intersection of 5th and Jefferson Streets when a man with a knife approached her then demanded money and her purse, around 6:15 p.m.


Five Concealed Carry Permit Holders from Alaska to South Carolina Stop Dangerous Armed Robbers

24 Jan , 2016  

Columbia, South Carolina, January 23, 2016, From The Herald (the video is from the CCTV at the barber shop):

. . . Bookman and one of his customers drew their weapons as the robbers were taking money from customers and employees. They fired shots that left one of the suspects dead and sent another on the run just before 7 p.m.


“Thank God for concealed carry.” Two different concealed carry permit holders in Chicago area stop armed robbers on same day

15 Jan , 2016  

In reading these stories note that with the total cost of getting a permit in Illinois is about $500.  By contrast, in Indiana it is $49.95.  Chicago would be hearing a lot more stories if more people could afford getting a permit.

From a T-Mobile cellphone store on the far South Side of Chicago on January 13, 2016.  …