Burglar is held at gunpoint by homeowner

This news report describes the homeowner as “gun toting”. Not the most accurate description, but nonetheless, here’s another story where a responsible law abiding citizen stops a man who’s burglarizing his home. Kudos for showing restraint by not shooting. However, I’d like to know more as to how he was able to ensure that the robber was not armed and how he held him until the police arrived. Risky maneuver if not done right. Read the full story here: http://www.wsaz.com/news/headlines/Homeowner-Holds-Alleged-Burglar-at-Gunpoint-189207941.html

Burglar had a bad day

When a burglar attempts to rob a home, he gets peppered by the KY homeowner’s shotgun. Burglar flees the scene, Troopers catch up to him and now he faces burglary charges not to mention having to deal with a gunshot wound. Read the whole article here. http://www.wtvq.com/content/localnews/story/Troopers-Garrard-County-Man-Shot-Alleged-Burglar/YJasUK1kRkC9qM7Cvctj_g.cspx

Detroit high school coach shoots 2 attackers outside school [Video]

As a coach was escorting two students on the parking lot, he was attacked. Good thing he was legally wearing a gun. “Police sources told our Scripps sister station WXYZ TV the coach was walking the two girls to their cars when two men allegedly approached and one pulled out a gun and grabbed him by his chain necklace. The coach then pulled out his gun and shot both of them, according to sources.” Read the full story below at the Denver Channel and watch the video from a local news station. Get the full story here at:...

Armed homeowner fires at suspects during burglary

Armed homeowner fires at suspects during burglary

The Douglas County Sentinel in West Georgia reports four teenagers tripping the alarm in an unoccupied home. They hid in the woods behind the house while police responded to the alarm. After the police left, the teenagers reentered the home and triggered the alarm for a second time. Meanwhile, the homeowner, having been notified of the original alarm arrived at the while the home was being burglarized… “The homeowner arrived at the house and began to walk around the property before going inside. The victim told police she saw a male hiding in the woods behind the house and as she was walking toward him, two more males exited the rear door of her home. One of the men was holding a firearm that was later determined to be stolen from the home. The victim...

Defensive Gun Use Statistics

This information and more can be found at: http://www.pulpless.com/gunclock/stats.html According to the National Self Defense Survey conducted by Florida State University criminologists in 1994, the rate of Defensive Gun Uses can be projected nationwide to approximately 2.5 million per year — one Defensive Gun Use every 13 seconds. Among 15.7% of gun defenders interviewed nationwide during The National Self Defense Survey, the defender believed that someone “almost certainly” would have died had the gun not been used for protection — a life saved by a privately held gun about once every 1.3 minutes. (In another 14.2% cases, the defender believed someone “probably” would have died if the gun hadn’t been used in defense.)...

McCloud, OK homeowner shoots burglar

At 4am, a homeowner awakes to find a burglar breaking in to his house. Burglar is shot and flees the scene. Read article here at: http://www.news-star.com/article/20130131/NEWS/130139969?template=printart