Handgun Carry Permit Holders Justifiably Defend Themselves: Stories of Defensive Gun Use (March 2016)

21 Mar , 2016  

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Residents on the east side of St. Paul say they’re fed up with crime and they point to Monday’s assault of a neighbor as the last straw.

The neighbor, 32-year-old Bruce Chang, bears the ugly facial wounds that nearly cost him his left eye. He was attacked by a group of young men who were gambling on his driveway, blocking his access as he returned home from work.


Hampton man shot, killed by person he was attempting to rob

17 Mar , 2016  

Hampton, Virginia (March 15, 2016)

Hampton Police say 18-year-old Jafari Mitchell and a 15-year-old male had approached a 71-year-old man, displayed a gun and demanded money.

The 71-year-old man, fearing for safety, pulled out his own permitted concealed gun and shot Mitchell. The 15-year-old fled from the area, but was later arrested and charged with robbery and one count of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.…


Homeowner on dialysis pulls gun on Burglar (Orlando, FL)

15 Mar , 2016  


ORLANDO, Fla (WOFL FOX 35) – A man is due in court Wednesday morning accused of breaking into a home in Orlando. The suspect quickly learned he had picked the wrong house when the homeowner pulled out a gun, all while hooked up to a dialysis machine.

The incident occurred Tuesday morning at the Cumberland Apartments in Orange County.…


Armed Employee stops workplace shooter at B&L Landscaping in Northeast Florida

14 Mar , 2016  

The alleged shooter has been named as Ezequiel Lopez. He is not a legal citizen according to authorities.

Jacksonville, FL — It’s a story of bravery, coming out of a tragedy. After the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office says an employee of B & L Landscape Company on the Southside opened fire Wednesday, killing a co-worker, witnesses now claim another employee stopped the incident from getting any worse.


Hatchet swinging attacker shot and killed by 7-11 customer who had a handgun carry permit

14 Mar , 2016  


King County Sheriff’s investigators say the customer who shot the man appears to have done nothing wrong, and they are happy he was there to intervene.

“Fortunately, because of this customer with his weapon, this could have been a lot worse,” said King County Sheriff’s Sergeant Cindi West.

“The clerk could be the one laying there dead on the floor right now.”


Escaped murder suspect killed by family he held hostage

11 Mar , 2016  


Vicksburg, Mississippi (May 10, 2016)

Report below by AWR Hawkins at Breitbart.com

Jail escapee Rafael McCloud is dead after allegedly invading a Vicksburg, Mississippi home, taking hostages, then being shot by the homeowner.

The incident occurred around 4:30 a.m. Thursday morning.

According to WAPT, McCloud was an escapee from the Warren County Jail, where he was held after being “charged in the kidnapping and death of 69-year-old Sharon Wilson, whose body was found last June” in an abandoned building.…


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.