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Illinois Self-Defense: Armed employee shoots woman who was pistol-whipping coworker :: 06/08/2023
It was a sleepy Tuesday morning at a Rent-a-Center in Alton, Illinois, at least until a woman armed with a gun walked inside. According to authorities, the woman was looking to confront a relative who worked at the store despite the fact that an active order of protection prohibited her from having contact with the relative or wandering on to the premises.
Arkansas Self-Defense: Man tries to carjack MS family, gets shot by victim: Little Rock police :: 05/31/2023
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Little Rock police said that a man found shot in the River Market parking deck on Memorial Day attacked a Mississippi family before he was injured.
New York Self-Defense: Man fatally shoots suspect who allegedly tried to rob him in Queens: Police :: 05/31/2023
KEW GARDENS, Queens (WABC) -- A man in Queens shot and killed another person who was allegedly trying to rob him, police reported.
Illinois Self-Defense: Second Self-Defense Shooting at Chicago Mall This Year :: 05/29/2023
A suspect was wounded on Sunday when he shot at a concealed carry holder, and the would-be victim shot back.
Michigan Self-Defense: 77-year-old Ann Arbor man saves himself from home intruder :: 05/26/2023
ANN ARBOR, MI (WXYZ) — A man in Ann Arbor is safe this morning after scaring off an intruder during a terrifying home invasion. The 77-year-old man says he didn't let fear keep him from defending his home.
North Carolina Self-Defense: Alleged intruder shot, killed by Gastonia homeowner :: 05/26/2023
Police said a homeowner in Gastonia shot and killed a man who they claimed was trying to break into their home Thursday night.
Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Police: Woman shoots crowbar-wielding man during road rage incident in University City :: 05/25/2023
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police believe a woman who shot a crowbar-wielding man during a road rage incident in University City was acting in self-defense.
Texas Self-Defense: Suspect in hospital, charged after Beaumont homeowner shoots suspected burglar :: 05/21/2023
An officer saved the suspect's life by applying a tourniquet to stop the suspect's bleeding.
Louisiana Self-Defense: He pulled a gun on a New Orleans store clerk. The clerk shot him in the chest. :: 05/20/2023
Wounded customer crashed car en route to hospital. Police booked him with threatening clerk.
South Carolina Self-Defense: Bodycam Footage Shows Deputy Shot 3 Times Before Landing The Headshot On Suspect :: 05/19/2023
The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) on Friday released dashcam footage from a deadly May 7 deputy-involved shooting.
Arizona Self-Defense: Homeowner fatally shoots intruder at south Phoenix residence :: 05/15/2023
PHOENIX – A homeowner shot and killed an intruder Sunday morning during a confrontation at a south Phoenix residence, authorities said.
Tennessee Self-Defense: Man arrested after shooting at car theft suspects in self-defense, Shelby County Sheriff's Office says :: 05/15/2023
Rodriquez told authorities that when he walked outside his front door to confront these men, they opened fire on him, according to the affidavit.
Arizona Self-Defense: Burglar armed with knife hospitalized after confronting homeowner armed with a gun :: 05/13/2023
“God is good and I’m glad I was here to protect my family.” That’s what Glendale, Arizona resident Mahjor Barnes had to say to local press in Phoenix, Arizona on Thursday, just hours after a man with a knife was caught trying to break into Barnes’ home.
Illinois Self-Defense: Judge finds Polo man not guilty of 2020 self-defense shooting :: 05/13/2023
OREGON, Ill. (WTVO) — Cody Neuschwanger, 26, of Polo, has been acquitted of killing Devin Bailey, of Oregon, in a self-defense shooting in Rochelle in 2020.
Iowa Self-Defense: Family Friend Shot And Killed While Reportedly Threatening People With A Knife :: 05/13/2023
JOHNSTON, IOWA — A Johnston family in Iowa claims that a fatal shooting at their apartment complex was an act of self-defense. The incident occurred late Tuesday night, and police responded to the scene. Two men were found with gunshot wounds and were taken to local hospitals. Unfortunately, one of the men, identified as 62-year-old Steven Miller, succumbed to his injuries. The other individual’s injuries are not life-threatening.
Michigan Self-Defense: Michigan homeowner shoots knife wielding home intruder :: 05/13/2023
CONSTANTINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. - The Michigan State Police are investigating after a reported home invasion resulted in the intruder being shot by the homeowner in Constantine Township.
New York Self-Defense: Daniel Penny and the Left’s War on Self-Defense :: 05/13/2023
It’d be nice if, just once, the Left would line up behind a worthwhile martyr.
Pennsylvania Self-Defense: No charges will be filed in Germantown canvasser shooting, District Attorney’s Office says :: 05/13/2023
Prosecutors will not charge a 22-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a 46-year-old in East Germantown on Monday afternoon while both were canvassing for a political group. Authorities say the shooting was in self-defense.
Nevada Self-Defense: Suspect Attempts Carjacking, Is Shot And Killed By Armed Driver :: 05/12/2023
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — A fatal shooting occurred near Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas on Wednesday afternoon, involving an individual who had engaged in graffiti activity, attempted to evade the police, and tried to carjack someone. The Las Vegas Metro police provided details of the incident.
Pennsylvania Self-Defense: 'The police have let us down' Mother of man shot reacts to no charges against shooter :: 05/12/2023
Somerset County, PA — It was on March 12 of this year when residents on the 300 block of Plank Road, in Quemahoning Township, heard a gun shot ring out. Nearby witnesses say they saw someone leaving the scene in a U-Haul truck shortly after. State police confirming someone was shot during an altercation at a neighbor’s house.
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