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Missouri Self-Defense: Attempted carjacking victim fights off would be thief :: 01/09/2023
BRIDGETON, Mo. – Carjackings are on the rise, and as police work to stop thieves, some drivers are now fighting back to protect their property.
California Self-Defense: Merced County Sheriff's Office Reports Concealed Weapons Permit Holder Defends Self During Assault by Man with an Axe in Dos Palos :: 01/06/2023
January 6, 2023 - The Merced County Sheriff's Office reports on Tuesday evening, Deputies were dispatched to a property on Brannon Avenue in Dos Palos for a report of an assault. As Deputies were en route, Dispatch informed them that the victim, who is a legally permitted CCW holder, had shot an adult male in self-defense. The suspect had attempted to hit the victim with an axe.
Florida Self-Defense: Armed bingo hall patrons halt shooting, hold suspect at gunpoint :: 01/06/2023
A Florida man (you know it’s a good story when Florida Man plays a starring role) is in jail and facing multiple charges after allegedly assaulting and shooting at two women outside a bingo parlor in Escambia County before armed patrons were able to put a stop to the attack.
Georgia Self-Defense: LaGrange police arrest suspect after home invasion leads to gunfire :: 01/06/2023
On Thursday, Jan. 5 around 11:55 p.m., LaGrange police responded to a person shot near Mitchell Avenue and North Greenwood Street. Around that same time, officers were also dispatched to a home invasion involving gunfire at Lafayette Court.
Iowa Self-Defense: Police: Shooting at Grinnell apartment was self-defense :: 01/06/2023
GRINNELL, Iowa (KCCI) - Police say a shooting at an apartment complex in Grinnell was self-defense.
Kentucky Self-Defense: Kentucky Homeowner Shoots Car Burglary Suspect In Apparent Self-Defense Shooting :: 01/06/2023
KENTON COUNTY, KY — A burglary suspect was shot in Ludlow after advancing on a homeowner confronted him.
Michigan Self-Defense: Tow Truck Driver in Detroit Stops Armed Attacker :: 01/04/2023
U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- A towing company got a call about a junk car that someone wanted to be removed. It was about 9:30 Monday morning, the day after Christmas. That is when the driver of the flatbed wrecker pulled up to the address about seven-and-a-half miles northeast of downtown Detroit. The driver got out of his truck and looked for the vehicle owner. The temperature was below freezing, in the mid-teens, and with light winds.
Wisconsin Self-Defense: 79-year old man takes on Zoomer home invader and wins :: 01/04/2023
Most people about to cross over into octogenarianhood probably couldn’t win a fistfight against someone who’s almost four times younger than them, but thankfully a 79-year-old from Wisconsin didn’t have to worry about using his bare hands to defend his life when he was attacked inside his home. Instead, he was exercising his right to bear arms, and that likely made a life-or-death difference in the outcome of the encounter.
Florida Self-Defense: Alleged Intruder Enters Home Through Window, Gets Shot Dead :: 01/03/2023
An alleged intruder entered a Lake County, Florida, home through a window Monday and was shot dead by a person inside the house.
Georgia Self-Defense: Georgia would-be robber slips on ice while pulling gun, hits head, police say: 'Like a scene from Home Alone' :: 12/28/2022
A Georgia man's attempt to rob a business in the early hours of Christmas morning went awry when employees fended off the suspect, sending him slipping on ice and hitting his head on the ground, according to the Gainesville Police Department.
Indiana Self-Defense: FWPD: Man leaves suspected home intruder with gunshot wound :: 12/28/2022
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — A man shot an alleged home intruder Wednesday morning, leaving the other man in non life-threatening condition, according to police.
Michigan Self-Defense: Suspect shot, killed while trying to rob Detroit tow truck driver who has CPL :: 12/26/2022
DETROIT (FOX 2) - A tow truck driver shot and killed a suspect who tried to rob him on Detroit's east side Monday.
Ohio Self-Defense: UPDATE: Deputies believe shooting in Elkrun Township was self-defense, no charges expected :: 12/20/2022
McLaughlin says his office and the coroner are still investigating. Columbiana County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal shooting that stemmed from a domestic violence incident in Elkrun Township.
South Carolina Self-Defense: Pro wrestling legend Jim Duggan reveals he detained home intruder at gunpoint :: 12/20/2022
Jim Duggan is one of the most recognizable names in pro wrestling and earlier this month he needed to put some of those moves to good use when he was faced with an intruder in his South Carolina home.
Arkansas Self-Defense: Investigators claim teen died in attempted Little Rock carjacking, two other teens facing murder charge :: 12/19/2022
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Affidavits released Monday show investigators believe a juvenile died after being shot when he and two teens attempted to carjack a woman outside a Little Rock apartment Sunday night.
Washington, D.C. Self-Defense: Victim Arrested for Illegal Gun Possession After Self-Defense Shooting :: 12/19/2022
After a car accident in Southeast Washington, DC, on Wednesday, a driver shot and killed a man in an argument. Even though he told detectives he was acting in self-defense, they charged him with a gun offense. Notice there is no mention of any other charges except carrying a gun without a license.
Michigan Self-Defense: Michigan man shot by motorist during botched carjacking: police :: 12/18/2022
Damon Lamar Currie was charged after police said 'evidence of the crime was discovered' at his home
Arizona Self-Defense: Armed Amazon employee stops shooter who opened fire at Arizona facility: 'good Samaritan' :: 12/17/2022
Arizona police say the shooter was suffering from 'jealousy issues'
Nevada Self-Defense: Nevada homeowner defends home after shooting invader twice in the chest, Nye County Sheriff says :: 12/17/2022
Nye County Sheriff's Office said Richard was transported to University Medical Center in Las Vegas in serious condition
Washington Self-Defense: Burglar dies after being shot by homeowner in Vancouver :: 12/16/2022
VANCOUVER, Wash. (KPTV) - A man was shot and killed after breaking into a home in Vancouver late Thursday night, according to police.
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