Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Man Shoots Would-Be Car Thief During Gun Battle, Police Say :: 03/16/2023
During the gun battle, the 18-year-old was shot four times throughout his body and collapsed to the ground after trying to flee, according to investigators.
Kansas Self-Defense: Police: Garden City fatal shooting ruled as self-defense :: 03/13/2023
GARDEN CITY, Kan. (KAKE) - Police have decided that no arrests will be made in a fatal Garden City shooting earlier this month.
Oregon Self-Defense: Portland burglar shot by business owner :: 03/09/2023
Portland, Oregon’s crime problems are well known far beyond the borders of the city, though it’s generally violent crimes that are making headlines. The city saw a record-high number of homicides last year, and only about half of them resulted in an arrest.
Washington Self-Defense: Ex-Sonics star Shawn Kemp released after WA shooting arrest :: 03/09/2023
Connecticut Self-Defense: Off-Duty Police Officer Uses AR-15 to Stop Bear in Connecticut :: 03/08/2023
On Thursday, May 12, off-duty police Sgt. Lawrence Clarke, 55 years old, had his property damaged, livestock killed, and his grandson threatened by an aggressive black bear that had become habituated to people. When the bear proved to be resistant and unafraid of people, he was forced to shoot the bear to protect lives and property.
Virginia Self-Defense: Armed homeowner shoots naked stranger who attacked him with frying pan :: 03/08/2023
A homeowner in rural Virginia will not face charges after defending himself from an unwanted and unexpected visit from a stark-naked stranger who recently tried to break into his home and assault him with a cast-iron frying pan.
Texas Self-Defense: Man shot to death after refusing to leave couple’s motel room, Texas police say :: 03/05/2023
A man was shot to death at a Texas motel after entering a couple’s room and refusing to leave, San Antonio police say.
Pennsylvania Self-Defense: 71-year-old Philadelphia man shoots back at armed robbers, sends them fleeing :: 03/03/2023
Police in Philadelphia are looking for two suspects who targeted a 71-year-old man walking home with Chinese food late Thursday night but quickly fled after the man pulled a gun of his own and returned fire.
Texas Self-Defense: Dog shot in home invasion; El Paso police say resident shot intruder in return :: 03/02/2023
EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- A home invasion Wednesday morning in northeast El Paso and a man found shot 2 miles away from that location appear connected, according to El Paso police.
Tennessee Self-Defense: UPDATE: Colonial Heights homeowner shoots intruder :: 03/01/2023
The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office has released more information regarding a Thursday night shooting in Colonial Heights in Kingsport.
Tennessee Self-Defense: Nashville PD: 71-year-old road rage driver killed in apparent self-defense :: 02/27/2023
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--The Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD) reports a fatal road rage shooting on Sunday appears to have been in self-defense.
Illinois Self-Defense: Lincoln Park man, 73, opens fire on catalytic converter thieves :: 02/21/2023
Chicago — A Lincoln Park man fired shots at a catalytic converter theft crew that pointed a gun at him overnight, according to a Chicago police report. No injuries were reported.
Washington Self-Defense: Armed robber shot and killed by Ballard smoke shop employee :: 02/20/2023
A 29-year-old man is dead after Seattle police say he tried to rob a Ballard smoke shop and was shot and killed by the store owner Monday afternoon.
Florida Self-Defene:Deputies: 67-year-old Florida woman shoots, kills armed home intruder :: 02/17/2023
Deputies said they found 64-year-old Reginald Best suffering from a single gunshot wound at a home in Interlachen. He was taken to a hospital where he died.
Tennessee Self-Defense: Homeowner Shoots Burglar, Suspect Abandoned by Accomplices :: 02/16/2023
On February 9, 2023, in the Websters Grove subdivision near Memphis, Tennessee, a homeowner received a call from a neighbor. The neighbor alerted him there were several people suspiciously near his vehicles. The homeowner armed himself and went out to investigate. There were two men in his driveway. They ran, but one fired at the homeowner, striking him in the ankle. From foxnews.com:
Arizona Self-Defense: Armed citizen stops shooting in Phoenix restaurant :: 02/14/2023
A 26-year old man was shot and killed by an armed customer after walking into a Phoenix, Arizona restaurant on Saturday evening and firing several rounds, according to police, though for some reason most of the local media is downplaying or ignoring the defensive gun use, at least in the headlines of their reports on the incident.
Kentucky Self-Defense: Armed Kentucky Homeowner Stops an Armed Intruder :: 02/14/2023
Crime can happen anywhere and at any time. It was early on a weekend morning when a homeowner in Estill County, Kentucky faced an unwelcome intruder. Most of the area is rural roads or small towns. Of all the places and times, we would think we should be safe then and there.
Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Armed Defender Stops Late Night Carjacking in Philadelphia :: 02/14/2023
Crime happens everywhere. It was near midnight on a Saturday when two men were attacked as they sat in their car on a North Philadelphia street. The attacker pulled open the car door and put a gun in the victim’s face. As shocking as that sounds, it happens several times a day in Philadelphia. This time at least one of the intended victims was armed.
Colorado Self-Defense: 12-Year-Old Driver of Stolen Car Dies After Exchange of Gunfire :: 02/10/2023
A 12-year-old allegedly driving a stolen car in Denver, Colorado, was fatally wounded in an exchange of gunfire Sunday between occupants of the stolen vehicle and its owner.
Illinois SelfDefense: Concealed carry holder detained a burglar at gunpoint in Wrigleyville, prosecutors say :: 02/09/2023
Chicago — A Chicago man is facing burglary charges after a concealed carry holder caught him red-handed and held him at gunpoint until cops arrived, prosecutors said.
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