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

8 Sep , 2015  

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.


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

5 Sep , 2015  


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.


11-year-old fatally shoots one of two intruders who broke into home, saves his 4-year-old sister

4 Sep , 2015  

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.



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

3 Sep , 2015  


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 .


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

28 Aug , 2015  

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.


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

25 Aug , 2015  

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.


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

2 Aug , 2015  

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.


Permit holder saves family of 4 that man was shooting at

27 Jul , 2015  

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.


CPRC at Fox News: “Older people need guns, too”

21 Jul , 2015  

John Lott’s newest piece at Fox News starts this way:

Have you ever thought of letting someone else manage your finances?  If President Obama has his way, Social Security recipients who have trouble managing their finances will be banned from buying a gun.

If Social Security were to start classifying these people as “mentally defective,” some 4.2 million Social Security recipients could be affected – about 10 percent of all people 65 and older.



Within just a few hours, concealed Handgun Permit Holders Defend Themselves in Nashville, TN; Birmingham, AL; and Richland, SC

7 Jul , 2015  

Nashville, TN, July 6, 2015

. . . . 74-year-old Larry Dean Claybaker was getting into his car at the intersection of Lafayette Street and Fairfield Avenue when two teens tried to rob him around 10 p.m.

The teens allegedly took his cellphone and told him to get out of his car, which is when Claybaker reached into his pocket and pulled out a semi-automatic pistol, firing one round at each suspect.