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  • Summerfield [FL} homeowner injured, kills 2 intruders with AR-15

    07/12/2019 9:24:19 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 86 replies
    Ocala.com ^ | 11 JUL 19 | Austin L Miller
    SUMMERFIELD— Marion County sheriff’s officials say a homeowner armed with an AR-15 shot and killed two intruders and was injured himself during a home invasion robbery in Summerfield Wednesday night. Two other robbery suspects — Robert John Hamilton, 19, of Ocala, and Seth Adam Rodriguez, 22, of Belleview — were detained near the scene, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. Nigel Doyle, 22, of Summerfield, and Keith Jackson Jr., 21, Ocala, were killed. The homeowner, whose name was not released by the Sheriff’s Office, was in stable condition at a hospital Thursday afternoon. Rodriguez was arrested on charges of...
  • Man tries to rob woman at ATM, is shot multiple times by her boyfriend

    06/28/2019 8:55:47 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 55 replies
    WWSB ^ | 6/28/2019 | Staff
    NORTH PORT, Fla. (WWSB) - Police in North Port say a woman was trying to get money out of an ATM when a man with a gun approached her. But her boyfriend, seeing the situation unfold, opened fire, striking the robber several times. It happened shortly before 10:30 p.m. on Thursday. Police say a woman was at the ATM while her boyfriend waited in the car. While she was at the machine, a man with a loaded handgun walked up to her. The woman's boyfriend, seeing what was happening, got out of the car and shot the robber several times....
  • Lucerne Valley woman shoots, kills intruder found inside her home

    06/27/2019 5:52:20 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 18 replies
    ABC 7 News ^ | 6/26/2019 | Rob McMillan
    LUCERNE VALLEY, Calif. (KABC) -- Authorities say a woman fatally shot an intruder inside her home in Lucerne Valley early Tuesday morning. San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies responded to a residence in the 35000 block of Harvest Moon Street around 12:28 p.m. for the report of a shooting. Deputies found the suspect, identified as 32-year-old Shea Manigult, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim told deputies that she was asleep in her home when she heard her dog barking. The victim went into a bedroom, where she found the suspect hiding. She...
  • Armed Citizen legally carrying a gun provides “critical” help to wounded Missouri Police Officer

    06/20/2019 2:53:36 PM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 18 replies
    An armed citizen and his companions came to the aid of a female police officer who had just been shot with her own gun. She was escorting an inmate to a mental health evaluation when he made a struggle for the firearm.
  • Officer Gets Shot, Then Armed Citizen Comes To Her Rescue

    06/20/2019 8:14:57 AM PDT · by rktman · 34 replies
    defensemaven.io ^ | 6/18/2019 | Holly Matkin
    Winston, MO – A legally armed citizen helped save a wounded police officer from the inmate who shot her and tried to force her to help him escape on Friday. The attack occurred just after 3 p.m., as 24-year-old Trenton Police Department (TPD) Officer Jasmine Diab was transporting an inmate from the Trenton jail to the Mosaic Hospital in St. Joseph for a mental evaluation, WDAF reported. One of the men was legally carrying a firearm of his own, and was able to corner Griffin at gunpoint, KCTV reported.
  • Man injured in apparent self-defense shooting after woman attacked

    06/18/2019 1:34:16 PM PDT · by marktwain · 28 replies
    WSFA12 ^ | 16 June, 2019 | WSFA Staff
    HIGHLAND HOME, Ala. (WSFA) - A man was shot three times after cutting a woman at a Highland Home cookout, according to the Crenshaw County Sheriff’s Office. According to Lt. Robert Fulton, the shooting happened on Simon Road during a cookout. The victim in the shooting reportedly slashed a woman seven to eight times with a box cutter, then turned on the woman’s boyfriend. The boyfriend pulled out his gun and shot the victim three times. Fulton said the shooting victim was taken by helicopter to Baptist South. The victim who was cut also went to a hospital and required...
  • Deputies: Disgruntled customer fired shots at auto repair shop owner

    06/16/2019 12:14:01 PM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    wsoctv.com ^ | 14 June, 2019 | Unknown
    Deputies said McQuiller, who was upset about some work that the shop did on his car, came into the business to confront the owner. Deputies said McQuiller began firing a handgun at employees from outside the door and then went inside and fired another shot. Channel 9's Gaston County reporter Ken Lemon obtained 911 calls and they revealed the chaotic moments when investigators said roughly six employees were inside, caught off guard. "He just came in and started firing," the 911 caller said. "Shots fired. We're getting, we're uh. Somebody's shooting at us right now. We're inside the building. We...
  • Concealed carry holder shoots back, wounds 2 gunmen in Chicago

    06/08/2019 2:25:25 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 43 replies
    Fox32Chicago ^ | 06/08/2019 | Fox32Chicago
    A concealed carry holder shot back at two gunman Friday, hitting them both in a South Side Englewood shooting that hurt three people. The license holder was seated in a vehicle about 2:15 p.m. when at least two men came up and started shooting, Chicago police said. The gunfire hit a 22-year-old man standing outside the man’s car in the 6200 block of South Justine, police said. The concealed carry holder stepped out of the vehicle, took out his own weapon and shot two men. One of those men was critically wounded with gunshot wounds to his groin and ankles,...
  • Mom of 4 holds intruder at gunpoint for a terrifying 13 minutes until police arrive

    06/06/2019 5:06:20 PM PDT · by grundle · 58 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | June 4, 2019 | Hope Schreiber
    A Tampa Bay mother held an intruder in her home at gunpoint for a terrifying 13 minutes until police arrived at the scene. Lauren Richards, a mother of four, initially made a call reporting a suspicious person on her property 21 minutes before police arrived. On Saturday, May 25, 2019, Richards called 911 at 12:41 a.m., according to a Pasco County Sheriff's Office representative. "I tell [911] somebody just came into my door. He's unfamiliar. I don't recognize him," Richards told WFLA. While waiting for officers to arrive to the suspicious person call, Richards looked outside her home in Rolling...
  • Concealed carry holder shoots gunman in head in Chicago, police say

    05/28/2019 4:20:06 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 90 replies
    CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A concealed carry holder shot and critically wounded someone who approached him with a gun Monday in Little Village on the Southwest Side. He was walking into an apartment alley about 4:15 p.m. when a man approached him in the 2500 block of South California Avenue and took out a handgun, Chicago police said. The man, 25, took out his own gun and shot the 20-year-old in his head, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition. The older man was uninjured and showed officers a valid firearms ownership card and...
  • Wisconsin Police Praise Armed Citizen who Captured Burglary Suspect

    05/06/2019 1:03:59 PM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 3 May, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    On 28 April, at about 9:30 p.m. in Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin, an armed employee captured a burglary suspect. It was the result of digital surveillance, an active business owner, and a diligent, armed employee. The owner's fiancee was notified of the intrusion by a NEST video system. The owner and two employees were only a few blocks away from the business. The employee who was legally armed, waited outside the business while the owner searched the inside. The search flushed the suspect into the area covered by the employee, who then placed the suspect under citizen's arrest. The Ashwaubenon police were...
  • Armenian genocide remembrance march expected to draw thousands

    04/24/2019 2:24:40 PM PDT · by george76 · 13 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | APR 24, 2019
    Thousands of people will march through Hollywood and the Mid-City area Wednesday to mark the 104th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, again calling on Turkey — and the United States — to officially recognize that it occurred. Turkey has refused to recognize the killings of 1.5 million Armenians beginning in 1915 as a genocide. Americans presidents also have declined to do so, calling the deaths at the hands of the Ottoman Empire an atrocity but not a genocide. ... The Armenian genocide began in 1915 and resulted in the deaths of as many as 1.5 million Armenians in a campaign...
  • Man Uses AK-47 Against 5 Home Invaders, Killing 3 And Injuring 2

    04/16/2019 2:35:37 PM PDT · by maddog55 · 152 replies
    Concealed Nation ^ | April 15, 2019 | Brandon Curtis
    HOUSTON, TEXAS — A man fought for his life against not one, not two, but five armed men who broke into his home. This gun owner was prepared for a fight, and utilized his AK-47 to defend his home and his life. Two masked men went into the home where the 20-year-old resident was. At first, he though it was a joke, but quickly realized that these armed men meant business. When they demanded cash, the resident complied. At least, that’s what he wanted them to believe. He said that he was going for what they wanted and reached under...
  • Video: Chicago thugs violently assault innocent man. Then he pulls out gun and scares them away.

    04/09/2019 2:03:16 PM PDT · by grundle · 64 replies
    wordpress ^ | April 9, 2019 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Video: Chicago thugs violently assault innocent man. Then he pulls out gun and scares them away. He never pulled the trigger. The video below shows an incident that just happened in Chicago. Some violent thugs start brutally beating an innocent man. Then he pulls out a gun and scares them away. He never pulled the trigger.I challenge any anti-gun person to explain why this man was wrong to do what he did.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwhRJQsusJU
  • West Virginia mom pulls out a GUN and stops man 'trying to kidnap her daughter' (tr)

    04/02/2019 12:08:51 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 73 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 4/2/2019 | DailyMail.com reporter
    Full title: West Virginia mom pulls out a GUN and stops man 'trying to kidnap her daughter' inside an Old Navy store An Egyptian man is behind bars after he allegedly tired to kidnap a five-year-old girl at a West Virginia mall. The young girl's mother reportedly thwarted the kidnapping attempt by pulling a gun out and scaring off the man. Mohamed Fathy Hussein Zayan, 54, has been charged with attempted abduction after he allegedly grabbed the girl at Huntington Mall in Barboursville on Monday night. The girl had been shopping with her mother inside an Old Navy store when...
  • Are LASD gangs terrorizing communities? L.A. County has no idea. It better find out

    04/02/2019 6:00:50 AM PDT · by george76 · 21 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | Mar 30, 2019
    secret cliques of violent, tattooed sheriff’s deputies continue to operate in stations around Los Angeles County and that one may have played a role in a fatal shooting in 2016. County leaders reacted with alarm, and appropriately so, because it had been generally thought that these sorts of dangerous deputy gangs had been stamped out following a series of reforms several years earlier. It was necessary to find out if they had returned, or if indeed they had never left. Then-Sheriff Jim McDonnell promised a study and he was immediately joined by county lawyers, the inspector general and the Sheriff...
  • Police laud heroism of Tennessee man who stopped suspect in dental-office killing

    02/14/2019 6:43:07 PM PST · by ExSoldier · 24 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 2/14/2019 | PAULA DEDAJ
    Sullivan County Sheriff Jeff Cassidy told reporters on Wednesday that earlier that day authorities got a report of an active-shootersituation at David A. Guy Dentistry in Kingsport. Cassidy said it took officers six minutes to respond. At the scene, they found that an employee had died, allegedly gunned down by her husband. Cassidy, who described the situation as “workplace violence” of the “domestic type,” said the situation could have been worse, had it not been for a citizen with a concealed weapon.
  • Suspects Allegedly Point Gun at Woman’s Head, Get Shot Dead(Brevard County FL!)

    02/09/2019 11:32:51 AM PST · by rktman · 67 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 2/9/2019 | AWR Hawkins
    Suspects who allegedly entered a Brevard County, Florida, home Thursday and pointed a gun at woman’s head were shot dead by the woman’s son. News 6 reported that 20-year-old Alvin Smalls and 18-year-old Amir Rashad Lynn allegedly broke into the home at a time when the mother’s son was in the house asleep. The son awoke to strange sounds, only to discover the suspects allegedly had his mother at gunpoint. The son shot the suspects. Smalls died in the home and Lynn fled, only to die later at a hospital. The son called 911 after shooting the suspects: WESH 2...
  • Knife Crime is Out of Control in Sadiq Khan’s London.

    02/06/2019 6:13:45 AM PST · by george76 · 48 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | Feb 6, 2019 | Jose Nino
    London continues its downward spiral under London Mayor Saddiq Khan’s leadership. Or lack thereof. According to figures from the London Metropolitan Police, 49 percent of knife crime is committed by teenagers. Even more revealing were numbers that indicated that three quarters of knife crime perpetrators were minorities. This is part of a larger trend of failed government policies that are beginning to produce toxic social outcomes throughout the UK. For a start, it doesn’t help that the UK has an expansive welfare state that is not very conducive to immigrant assimilation. One needn’t look further at the case of Sweden...
  • The list of Leftists demanding gun confiscation 2018 edition.

    02/01/2019 12:50:47 PM PST · by Aya Pellerin · 50 replies
    Feb 1 2019 | Aya Pellerin
    Remember this list whenever progressives want more in the way of background checks or registration. Remember this list whenever they deny that they want to confiscate guns. They used to conceal their intentions behind a mask of lies and deceptions, but now they are being open and honest about what they want. The progressives have made over 70 plus demands for some form of gun confiscation – meaning repeal of the 2nd amendment, mandatory “buy backs” – of something they never owned - or outright bans. They are no longer for gun safety but for total disarmament. These 70 cases...