16 Sep , 2015

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Permit holder “ultimately saved his life” with permitted concealed handgun, carries his “best friend” with him “all the time”

From Lehigh Acres, Florida (September 14, 2015):

. . . Owner Pierre Phurcien said it was his first time being robbed, and when he realized what was happening he made a split-second decision that ultimately saved his life. . . .

“He came right here, and he pulled a gun and said give me the money,” Phurcien said.

10 Sep , 2015

60 Year Old Woman's whose life was saved by permit holder

Concealed handgun permit holder saves life of 66-year-old woman who was about to be run over by robbers

David Roberts, a concealed handgun permit holder, prevented a fleeing robber from running over 66-year-old Betty Jones.  Both the woman who was about to be run over and an Evansville police captain.  From the Tristate newspaper in Evansville, Illinois:

. . . Brittany Deener, 20, and Morgan Blair, 20, have been charged with strong arm robbery, criminal recklessness with a vehicle, theft and hit and run in connection with Tuesday’s incident.

8 Sep , 2015

St. Petersburg Killed by son in self defense

Violent ex-boyfriend threatens to kill ex, instead he is shot dead by 18-yr-old son. Woman’s restraining order useless.

From Fox News:

Authorities say a ski-mask-wearing man who broke into his former girlfriend’s house and threatened her with a gun was shot dead by their teenage son.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that early Tuesday morning, 46-year-old John Heisler broke into the St. Petersburg home where the girlfriend, the teen and the teen’s younger sister lived.

5 Sep , 2015

50 year old permit holder defends himself against two armed robbers

50-year-old concealed handgun permit holder defends himself against two armed robbers


From Detroit’s WXYZ-TV Channel 7 ABC:

. . . Police say a 50-year-old resident of the neighborhood was going to the ATM at a Citizens’ Bank branch when he was approached by two young men that police describe as being around 18 years old.

Those young men were armed with a sawed off rifle and a handgun.

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.


3 Sep , 2015

CCW permit holder's car shot up by armed robber

Concealed handgun permit holder wounds armed teenager who was trying to rob him, permit holder feared that he would be shot


ABC TV WXYZ Channel 7 in Detroit (video available here):

Angela Lanier tells 7 Action News her 24-year-old son Joe fired his gun when the teenager tried robbing him while he was sitting in his car. She says he was on the job as an exterminator when the teenager pulled a gun on him .

28 Aug , 2015

Burglarly suspect Paster OK

Concealed handgun permit holders stop crimes in Oklahoma and Canton, Ohio

The Oklahoman on a paster shooting someone who broke into his church in Oklahoma City:

The pastor of a northeast Oklahoma City church shot at a man Wednesday after the man burglarized the church, Oklahoma City police said. Police arrested a man shortly afterward. . . .

Oklahoma City police Lt.

25 Aug , 2015

KSNV burglary 2

14-year-old saves his twin younger brothers as two young men break into home

From KSNV (News channel 3 in Las Vegas, video available at link):

. . . Two young men are caught on surveillance video breaking in to Kieawa Mason’s home.

His 14-year-old son, Andrew, and his younger twins were the only ones home. Andrew and his siblings were trained not to answer when anyone knocked.

2 Aug , 2015

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Dramatic video of store owner using an “assault weapon” to defend his store against 3 armed robbers

The video of this dramatic defensive gun use is available here.  This story is from a local television station in Milwaukee.

WISN 12 News has obtained surveillance video of a Milwaukee man defending his store against brazen would-be burglars who smashed into his business.

It happened earlier this month at Bouchard’s at North Martin Luther King Drive and Meinecke Avenue.

27 Jul , 2015


Permit holder saves family of 4 that man was shooting at

Thomas McCary (Hamilton County sheriff’s office)

Fox 19 in Cincinnati, Ohio originally reported this story from Winton Hills, Ohio.  Fox News has this:

[Thomas] McCary [62-years-old] was arguing with a woman around 8 p.m. Sunday night and, when the woman’s brother, Patrick Ewing, approached, McCary pulled out a .38-caliber handgun and fired three shots at him, Cincinnati police said.