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Florida Self-Defense: Convenience Store Robbery Thwarted After Clerk Gets His Own Gun :: 09/27/2022

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office said it best: “Words seem to fail you when your felony attempt is thwarted by lawful and righteous force.”

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California Self-Defense: Police in Patterson investigate deadly self-defense shooting :: 09/25/2022

Authorities say the homeowner who fatally shot the alleged intoxicated intruder had purchased the gun the day before the self-defense shooting.

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New York Self-Defense: New York robbery suspect dies in thwarted attack, prompting call for'‘stand your ground' self-defense law :: 09/14/2022

With muggings skyrocketing in New York City, victims who fight back could be exposed to legal consequences under the city’s “murky” self-defense laws, according to experts.

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Utah Self-Defense: Jury finds Alabama man acted in self-defense in Midvale murder case :: 09/14/2022

SALT LAKE CITY — A jury has acquitted a 27-year-old man of murder, concluding that he acted in self-defense when he killed another man following an hourslong argument in Midvale last year.

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Texas Self-Defense: Texas teen shoots, kills two suspects breaking into Harris County home :: 09/10/2022

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez is asking anyone with information to reach out to his office after two men allegedly attempting to break into a home Friday night were shot and killed by a teenager with a shotgun. 

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Texas Self-Defense: Video captures 4 armed suspects park next to Channelview home seconds before attempted forced entry :: 09/10/2022

CHANNELVIEW, Texas (KTRK) -- Two armed men were shot and killed by a 17-year-old while they attempted a home invasion, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.

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Good Samaritan faces charges after stopping armed attacker in Baltimore :: 09/06/2022

After Marine veteran Lloyd Muldrow stopped an attack by an armed assailant at a Baltimore bar, police officers thanked him — and then they arrested him.

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Oklahoma Self-Defense: Man shot, awaiting charges after breaking in to OKC apartment :: 09/06/2022

Oklahoma City Police responded to the scene of a burglary on Tuesday morning. 

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Oregon Self-Defense: Homeowner shoots, kills 'home invader' early Sunday morning, Keizer Police say :: 09/04/2022

A homeowner in Keizer, Oregon shot and killed someone after waking up early Sunday morning to find a “home invader” in his residence, police said.

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Red flags abound when trainers run line of bull :: 09/04/2022

Firearm training is vital for any gun owner. Learning not just how to safely handle your firearm, but to use it effectively is what separates those who can make a difference from those who can’t. It’s just that simple.

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South Carolina Self-Defense: Intruder arrested after being shot by homeowner in Charleston County :: 09/03/2022

A homeowner in his 60s shot a man who broke into his Adams Run residence after midnight on Sept. 3.

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Texas Self-Defense: Man Attacks Woman, Smashes Through Electronic Gate, Then Gets Shot By Another Woman in Self-Defense :: 09/03/2022

This incident occurred shortly after midnight this past Wednesday outside a laboratory in Pasadena, TX. A man was outside the business yelling at a woman and beating on her car window. We don’t know what his motive was, but she was able to get into her car and drive away.

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Washington Self-Defense: Woman Shoots Two Early Morning Burglars Then Gets Pepper Sprayed :: 09/02/2022

A Washington woman was prepared to defend herself against two male burglars yesterday morning.

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Michigan Self-Defense: Man Found Not Guilty In Shooting, Claimed Self-Defense And Was Facing Life Sentence :: 09/01/2022

SAGINAW, MICHIGAN – A man was found not guilty of assault with intent to murder and felony firearm after a trial determined there was ample evidence to believe he was acting in self-defense when he shot a female friend in his own home. The acquitted, Cody Nelson, was facing a life sentence.

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Michigan Self-Defense: Witnesses: Armed bystander prevented 4th Detroit death :: 09/01/2022

DETROIT (AP) — A young man suspected of randomly killing three people on Detroit streets fled when an armed bystander saw him shoot a fourth person and responded with his own gunfire, witnesses told a TV station.

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Wisconsin Self-Defense: Masked intruder shot and killed in Wisconsin; victimized family unharmed :: 08/28/2022

Even in a place as liberal as Madison, Wisconsin there are gun owners prepared to protect and defend their family from harm, as one intruder learned the hard way on Friday morning.

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California Self-Defense: Riverside gunfight leaves would-be burglar dead, resident wounded :: 08/24/2022

A resident fatally shot a suspect who was apparently trying to break into a Riverside apartment early Wednesday, police said.

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California Self-Defense: Homeowner shoots, kills intruder in Lincoln Heights :: 08/23/2022

A homeowner shot and killed a man who allegedly tried to stab him outside his home in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles late Friday, police said.

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Georgia Self-Defense: Felon husband on run after wife shoots him in self-defense after he attacked her, police say :: 08/23/2022

A Troup County woman will not face charges after she shot her husband in self-defense, police told Channel 2 Action News.

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Illinois Self-Defense: Man with concealed carry license wounds carjacker during exchange of gunfire in North Austin :: 08/22/2022

A man with a concealed carry license shot and wounded an armed carjacker during an exchange of gunfire in North Austin on the West Side early Monday.

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