Two Concealed Handgun Permit Holders Stop What Could have been a Mass Public Shooting in Tumwater, Washington

18 Jun , 2018   Video

“He is a hero,” Adams said. “He took action. I really think more people could have been shot… he saved us all.”

A wild rampage at a Walmart in Tumwater, Washington was stopped when three concealed handgun permit holders confronted and killed the attacker. The attacker had carjacked a vehicle that he drove to the Walmart.…


“Suspected Walmart robber tries to carjack two different cars, both drivers pull out guns”

14 Jun , 2018  

The robber tries to carjack a vehicle, but the driver pulls a concealed handgun on him. He then tries to carjack a second driver, only to find that she is also armed. At that point, the robber gives up and hid in the restroom of a nearby store. The video here says it all.…


Ten defensive gun uses by people legally carrying guns during the last two weeks of May

9 Jun , 2018  

Memphis, Tennessee, May 15, 2018 (NBC Action News Channel 5)

A robber got shot trying to steal from a Memphis man at McDonald’s, according to Memphis Police Department.

MPD said four men tried to rob a man leaving the McDonald’s near the intersection of S. Trezevant Street and Lamar Avenue.

The man was carrying his daughter in his arms when the robbers approached him, according to a witness.


Civilians used concealed handguns to stop dozens of crimes in the last few weeks

15 May , 2018  

Raleigh, North Carolina, April 26, 2018

. . . Jonathan Tyrone Peace, 28, has been charged with common law robbery in connection with the incident Thursday in the 300 block of South Blount Street around 3 p.m., police said. He suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was rushed for medical treatment to WakeMed.


Some cases in the last month of concealed carry permit holders stopping attacks

21 Apr , 2018  

The cases we collected here are only of defensive gun uses in public places by people who were legally carrying.  News stories of homeowners or business owners using guns to defend themselves in their own buildings are very common, but they are not included here.  The twelve cases we have here are not meant to be a complete set of cases covered by the media, let alone the ones that aren’t reported to the media, but just the cases that we were able to quickly identify.  …


Two defensive gun uses by concealed handgun permit holders in Chicago this past week

1 Apr , 2018  

Chicago, Illinois, March 28, 2018

An armed suburban man with a concealed-carry license intervened in a 3-on-1 beating and robbery in River North yesterday evening, according to a witness and police.

The victim was in the 700 block of North Clark around 8:30 p.m. when three offenders wearing white surgical masks attacked him and began taking his property, police said.


Example of Houston homeowner who very likely saved his life with an AR-15, another case from Oklahoma

19 Feb , 2018   Video

May 6, 2017: A Houston Homeowner used an AR-15 to defend himself against three people who were trying to kill him. Having a rifle appears to have given the homeowner a real advantage in this gunfight because of its greater accuracy.  The video is from KPRC-TV Channel 2 and the news article below is from KTRK-TV Channel 13.…


Two concealed permit holders protect employees who were being threatened by an attacker

22 Jan , 2018  

Fort Mill, South Carolina, December 21, 2017 (The State newspaper (Columbia, South Carolina), WYFF Channel 4 TV)

The attacker wielding a large wrench threatened to kill several people.  The attacker had cornered one of the employees at a Chrysler Jeep Dodge dealership, and he would have likely killed her.  Fortunately, two concealed handgun permit holders stopped the attack.  …


People legally carrying guns stop 22 attacks over last month, including capturing a MS-13 member who was fleeing police

20 Dec , 2017  

These cases only involve instances where a civilian who is legally carrying a concealed handgun in public stops a criminal.

Beaumont, Texas, November 26, 2017

. . . On Sunday around 9:15 a.m., Vidor Police were notified that the Louisiana State Patrol was chasing a Black Acura at speeds over 100 miles per hour.


Two concealed handgun permit holders stop mass public shooting at auto shop in Rockledge, Florida

28 Nov , 2017  

Rockledge, Florida, November 24, 2017 (Florida Today, WFTV.com in Orlando)

Two concealed handgun permit holders stopped an attack at Schlenker Automotive repair shop at 4:30 PM on the Friday after Thanksgiving.  The attacker, Robert Bailey, was armed with a .45-caliber handgun and “multiple magazines” and killed one person and severely wounded another in the business’ parking lot.  …