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.
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.
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.
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.
This case is getting some attention because Lynne Russell was such a public figure for so long. But these types of dramatic stories, where as Russell says that her husband’s fast actions clear “saved her life,” are hardly unusual (see also here). From Fox News:
. . . Former CNN and Headline News anchor Lynne Russell and her husband, former CNN reporter Chuck de Caro, were involved in a fatal shooting at an Albuquerque, New Mexico, motel, police told NBC News on Wednesday.
An Über driver, Steven Rayow, a retired New York City police officer, used his permitted concealed handgun to stop a passenger from strangling him. Rayow shot the passenger in the foot when he thought that he was about to lose consciousness. The case occurred in Clearwater Beach, Florida. Uber just recently banned both drivers and passengers and from carrying guns.…
A Detroit woman took a wrong turn and drove into a dangerous neighborhood. When she tried to do a U-turn, three men tried to hijack her car. Woman said that “if I had panicked, he would have killed me.” The story from ClickonDetroit:
“When I see him with the gun as he approached me to take the car, I lifted my gun up on the door and I began to shoot,” said C.C.
The picture above shows the holes that were shot into the pizza deliveryman’s car.
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From ABC Channel 10 TV in Miami, Florida (Wednesday, June 24, 2015):
A Domino’s pizza delivery driver shot and killed a robber in Hollywood, police said.
The shooting happened shortly before 1 a.m.
A new study attempts to debunk the claim that gun owners rely on their firearms for self-defense.
The Violence Policy Center released a study Wednesday that finds people are much more likely to use a gun to kill someone without cause than to protect themselves.
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The robbery and shooting took place at 10:30 PM on Friday night just as the couple was leaving the Shell’s restaurant at 2101 East Fowler Avenue. Without for the permit carrier’s fast actions, From Tampa Bay, Florida (CBS-TV Channel 10 News):
. . . According to Tampa Police Department, the two suspects approached the victims with a gun drawn while the victims were leaving the Shells restaurant.