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Arizona Self-Defense: Arizona homeowner fatally shoots 2 intruders: police :: 06/26/2022

A Phoenix, Arizona homeowner shot and killed two men who were attempting to break into the home Saturday morning, police said, according to reports. 

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Connecticut Self Defense: Two Teens Broke Into a CT Man’s Home; Unfortunately for Them He was Armed :: 06/23/2022

Two teenagers got more than they bargained for when they broke into a Connecticut man’s home last week.

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Florida Self Defense: Florida woman shoots and kills home invader after he attacks her in bed :: 06/23/2022

A Florida woman shot and killed a home invader after she woke up to find him in her bedroom Tuesday morning, officials said.

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Texas Self Defense: Texas Man Wielding Knife Tries To Rob Gun Store, Gets Shot :: 06/23/2022

A Texas man was fatally shot after trying to rob a gun store in Houston on Tuesday (June 21).

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Iowa Self Defense: Legally armed woman shoots violent unprovoked attacker in grocery store: police :: 06/22/2022

DES MOINES, Iowa - A legally armed woman in a Des Moines, Iowa, grocery store shot another woman who violently attacked her Sunday morning, police say.

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Texas Self Defense: Texas gun owner shoots teen during alleged attempted robbery :: 06/21/2022

A Texas gun owner defended himself and another woman from a teenager who allegedly tried to rob them at gunpoint in Austin, Texas last week, police announced.

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Iowa Self-Defense: Legally armed Iowa woman shoots violent unprovoked attacker in grocery store: Police :: 06/20/2022

A legally armed woman in a Des Moine, Iowa, grocery store shot another woman who violently attacked her Sunday morning, police say. 

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Arizona Self Defense: Phoenix police say man was shot to death by girlfriend :: 06/19/2022

PHOENIX — Phoenix police say a man is dead after being shot by his girlfriend, following an apparent domestic dispute.

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Alabama Self-Defense: 71-Year-Old Alabama Church Shooting Suspect Tackled by Potluck Attendee :: 06/17/2022

A 71-year-old man with a handgun was taken down by a potluck attendee and held for police after allegedly opening fire Thursday at a St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church event near Birmingham, Alabama.

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Illinois Self-Defense: Homeowner holds burglar at gunpoint after awakening to find him inside home in Ingleside :: 06/16/2022

A homeowner held a burglary suspect at gunpoint after finding him inside their home next to their baby’s bedroom in Ingleside Thursday morning, police and prosecutors said.

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Iowa Self-Defense: Homeowner grabs gun after strange noises wake him up in middle of night, allegedly sees intruder breaking through window - and shoots intruder multiple times :: 06/13/2022

An Iowa homeowner grabbed his gun after strange noises woke him up in middle of the night Thursday, after which he allegedly saw an intruder breaking through a window in his home southwest of Casey, which is very close to Interstate 80 — and shot the intruder multiple times.

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Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Armed Pennsylvania citizen returned fire at Walmart parking lot shooter :: 06/13/2022

A New York City man accused of shooting a woman in a Walmart parking lot in Pennsylvania encountered return fire by another person who was legally carrying a gun, a district attorney has revealed. 

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Pennsylvania Self Defense: Philly armed robber shot and killed by his intended target :: 05/12/2022

A Philadelphia man made a fatal mistake on Wednesday night when he decided to target a stranger on a city street as his next robbery victim. As it turns out, that man was armed as well, and according to police he shot and killed the would-be robber in self-defense.

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Georgia Self Defese: Naked Middle Georgia man tackled woman off lawn mower before her husband shot him, deputies say :: 05/07/2022

BIBB COUNTY, Ga. - The Bibb County Sheriff's Office said a man was shot and killed when he attacked a woman seemingly unprovoked — and naked.

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Georgia Self-Defense: Bibb deputies investigate naked man shot, killed after attacking Lizella woman on riding mower :: 05/05/2022

LIZELLA, Ga. — Bibb deputies are investigating after a man was shot and killed at a home on Trophy Place Thursday evening.

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Georgia Self-Defense: Man Allegedly Tries to Take Officer's Gun, Gets Shot Dead :: 05/05/2022

A man in Atlanta’s Buckhead community allegedly tried to take an officer’s gun Wednesday afternoon around 3 p.m. and was shot dead.

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Michigan Self-Defense: Man shoots, kills alleged intruder in Clare County :: 05/05/2022

CLARE, MI — Police are investigating the fatal shooting of an alleged intruder in Clare County.

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Washington Self-Defense: Tacoma hotel employee shoots man who threatened 3 employees with a knife :: 05/04/2022

TACOMA — A hotel employee shot a man who was threatening three employees with a weapon Tuesday night in Pierce County.

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Texas Self-Defense: Argument over truck ends in shooting death in Liberty County :: 05/02/2022

LIBERTY COUNTY - 32-year-old Christopher Aaron Jorgensen died Sunday, May 1st, after being shot during an alleged argument with his neighbor, 54-year-old Edwin Thomas Baty. 

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Indiana Self-Defense: IMPD: Resident shoots suspected burglar on east side :: 05/01/2022

INDIANAPOLIS — Police on Indy’s east side say a burglary ended with one of the suspects shot by the homeowner.

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