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  • Hero dad: 4-year-old shot during home invasion, father shoots all 4 suspects

    01/01/2021 2:40:48 PM PST · by grundle · 55 replies ^ | January 1, 2021 | Gregory Hoyt
    LACOMBE, LA – A home invasion that occurred in early December resulted in a 4-year-old girl being shot and the four suspects being shot by the girl’s father, two of which died. The incident occurred on December 8th at approximately 10:00 a.m., when officials say that four armed intruders forced their way into a home located along Palmer Drive. While the targeting of the home by the suspects involved is still unclear, the father of the home had gotten into a gun battle with the armed intruders. His 4-year-old daughter was reportedly struck by a bullet in the crossfire. During...
  • Man with concealed carry permit shoots and kills robbery suspect inside Chicago cell phone store

    12/29/2020 3:27:36 AM PST · by marktwain · 34 replies ^ | 27 December, 2020 | Nate Rodgers
    A man on the scene shot the robbery suspect in the chest and abdomen, police said. It is not clear if the man was the owner, employee, or another customer. Police said the shooter, 29, had a valid concealed carry permit. The robbery suspect was transported in critical condition to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
  • Cell phone store employee, concealed-carry holder fatally shoots would-be robber on West Side, Chicago police say

    12/26/2020 10:15:13 PM PST · by grundle · 19 replies
    ABC 7 Chicago ^ | December 27, 2020
    CHICAGO -- A man was shot and killed by an employee while trying to commit a robbery at a store Saturday on the West Side, police said. He walked in to a cell phone store about 6:50 p.m. in the 3200-block of West Chicago Avenue, pulled out a gun and demanded property, according to Chicago police. A store employee, a 29-year-old man, pulled out his own gun and fired shots at the robber, striking him in the chest, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The 29-year-old has a valid concealed-carry license, police said....
  • Gun grab sparks 'Defund ATF' movement

    12/22/2020 6:54:08 AM PST · by george76 · 23 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | December 19, 2020 | Paul Bedard,
    They are the strongest opponents of defunding the police, but now, conservatives are carving out an exception ⁠— the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. Long considered anti-gun, the agency has provoked alarm with Second Amendment advocates due to the agency’s recent targeting of gunmakers, including a raid this month on a producer of so-called "ghost guns" and this week’s targeting of AR-15-style pistols. With President-elect Joe Biden poised to unleash new gun control measures, fears are heightened that ATF will be the tip of the spear. Marjorie Taylor Greene ... 10 years ago today, U.S. Border Patrol...
  • Texas Bill Would Require Homeowners To ‘Retreat’ Before Using Deadly Force

    12/11/2020 10:16:12 AM PST · by george76 · 67 replies
    The Police Tribune ^ | December 10, 2020 | Holly Matkin
    Austin, TX – Texas lawmakers are considering a bill that would require homeowners to “retreat” before using deadly force in certain situations. Under Texas’ “castle doctrine,” citizens have the right to use deadly force to defend their “land or tangible, movable property,” KPRC reported. House Bill 196, filed by Rep. Terry Meza (D-Irving) earlier this month, would require homeowners to be “unable to safely retreat” before they could legally use deadly force against a perpetrator. Property owners would also no longer be able to use deadly force to stop aggravated robbery or robbery crimes under the bill, according to KPRC....
  • Customer Who Stopped For Takeout In Philadelphia Takes Out Robber With Single Shot, Police Say

    12/01/2020 9:49:43 AM PST · by Red Badger · 77 replies ^ | Brianna Lyman Reporter November 30, 2020 3:03 PM ET
    A man who stopped for takeout late Sunday night in Philadelphia thwarted a robbery, police said. Police told the Daily Caller they received an emergency call for a robbery-shooting inside Wingstop in the 2100 block Cottman Avenue around 10:15 p.m., where an unidentified 53-year-old male was robbing the store at gunpoint. “[He] walked in, went behind the counter, announced a robbery and asked for all the money,” Philadelphia Police Department Chief Inspector Scott Small told WPVI. However, before employees could hand over the cash, an unidentified 27-year-old entered the store, according to police. The man was unaware that he walked...
  • Resident shoots 2 suspects in Lynchburg home invasion

    11/27/2020 5:45:25 AM PST · by marktwain · 26 replies ^ | 25 November, 2020 | Ida Domingo
    The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating a home invasion that occurred on Wooldridge Circle early Wednesday morning, Nov. 25. According to police, at 1:40 a.m., officers responded to the 100-block of Wooldridge Circle for a report of a burglary in progress. They say two men knocked on a residence and assaulted the resident before trying to enter the home. The resident shot both suspects who suffered non-life-threatening injuries. 27-year-old James Franklin of Roanoke is charged with breaking and entering and assault and battery and 26-year-old Alan Douglas Mould of Lynchburg is charged with breaking and entering and assault and battery.
  • Federal Judge Allows 21 Businesses to Sue Seattle Over Harms Caused by CHOP ( formerly known at CHAZ )

    10/18/2020 8:45:00 AM PDT · by george76 · 34 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 10/17/20 | DANIEL VILLARREAL
    Friday, a federal district court judge allowed a lawsuit brought by 21 businesses against the city of Seattle to proceed, despite the city's attempt to have it dismissed. The lawsuit accuses the city of harming local business owners by allowing the existence of Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP), a self-declared autonomous zone that was established and occupied by racial justice protestors from June 8 to July 1. The occupied zone blocked all car traffic, reducing the businesses' access to customers, vendors and revenue, the lawsuit says. The lawsuit further alleges that city police largely neglected the zone, allowing protesters and...
  • Latest Leftis Claim: Rittenhouse Attacker was "Unarmed Man" Murdered at Distance

    10/07/2020 5:29:25 AM PDT · by marktwain · 11 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 7 October, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    Image posted on Freerepublic as political meme, scaled by Dean Weingarten Top image, unarmed man beat to near-death by violent mob in Portland, Oregon. Lower image Kyle Rittenhouse after defending himself against multiple attackers in Kenosha Wisconsin.  A bizzare claim is blowing around the Internet. It was posted in an article I wrote about Lin Woods suing Candidate former Vice President Biden for smearing Kyle Rittenhouse as a white supremacist.  christianprogrammer wrote: Wow bro you glossed right over Rittenhouse’s MURDER of an unarmed man — AT DISTANCE — It may be that Joseph Rosenbaum did not have a visible weapon...
  • Video: Rioters Try To Vandalize A Man’s Truck After He Threw Out A Smoke Grenade – The Driver Uses His Second Amendment Rights To Stop Them

    10/05/2020 7:23:43 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 32 replies
    Conservative US ^ | 10.05.2020 | Alex Hall
    Savannah Police say one man is facing charges after throwing an unknown object and pointing a gun at a group of protestors Saturday afternoon. 34-year-old Fredrick James of Decatur is facing charges of aggravated assault and reckless conduct. Police say about 30-40 protestors gathered in the intersection on Bay Street in front of city hall around 5:45 p.m. Saturday and laid down in the intersection blocking traffic, resulting in cars having to drive around them. One male driver drove up beside them and threw out a smoke grenade. This led some of the protesters to run away while others began...
  • Semi-auto “Assault” Rifle Defense in Waukegan, Illinois: two killed in Home Invasion

    10/01/2020 5:39:01 AM PDT · by marktwain · 96 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 29 September, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    On the morning of 22 September, about 10 a.m., two home invaders disguised as utility workers, displayed a handgun as they forced their way into a home on the 100 block of Frolic Avenue. A woman in her 30's had a toddler in her arms as she answered the door. As the two men, 34 and 36, forced there way inside, the woman turned and screamed. The house is very modest, only about 650 square feet. It has a full basement. The home invaders were later identified at brothers Jimmy and Christian Tenorio. Image from Waukegan Police, cropped, scaled, and...
  • Two suspects shot and killed by resident during home invasion in Waukegan

    09/22/2020 1:07:43 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 48 replies
    Lake and McHenry Scanner ^ | 22 Sept 2020 | SAM BORCIA
    Two suspects were shot and killed by residents of a home during an attempted home invasion in Waukegan Tuesday morning, police said. The 911 caller, who was an occupant of the single-family home, told dispatchers that at least one of the two suspects had a gun Officers arrived and found two males lying in the front yard with gunshot wounds.

    09/16/2020 5:20:37 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 43 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 09.16.2020 | Natalie Dagenhardt
    BLM rioters took to the streets in downtown Milwaukee Tuesday night protesting racial injustice, and it turned physical at one point. The protest started at the Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial around 7:30 p.m. About 50 people gathered, protesting recent police violence against black people and other social issues. At one point the group started marching down 1st St. towards city hall. The protesters met with a group of Trump supporters, and the two groups squared off, shouting at each other. It turned physical, with some punches thrown before police showed up and calmed the tensions. It’s unclear what lead up...
  • Poll: Do you support or oppose this woman’s use of a gun? (Video: Oregon woman catches arsonist on her property with matches – holds him at gunpoint until police arrive)

    09/15/2020 2:51:32 PM PDT · by grundle · 44 replies
    wordpress ^ | September 15, 2020 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Do you support or oppose this woman's use of a gun? * I support this woman's use of a gun. * I oppose this woman's use of a gun. An Oregon woman found an arsonist on her property over the weekend. The woman held him by gunpoint on the ground until police arrived. She told the man if her husband would have caught him he’d be dead. The mainstream media ignored this citizen’s arrest. It goes against their global warming and anti-gun narrative. Video:
  • Video: Woman In Oregon Allegedly Caught An Arsonist On Her Property With Matches – Uses Her Second Amendment Rights To Stop Him

    09/13/2020 1:15:37 PM PDT · by USA Conservative · 17 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 09.13.2020 | Sarah Hall
    A 53-year-old man was arrested for setting a pile of leaves on fire near the Clackamas County Community Solutions building on Friday. A Clackamas County Probation officer saw smoke coming from the steps of the building and Sammy Piatt standing near the fire, according to Oregon City Police. A probation officer detained Piatt and another used an extinguisher to put out the fire. The fire was about 10 feet from the building but did not cause any damage. Piatt admitted to lighting the leaves on fire and was arrested without incident. He was booked into the Clackamas County Jail and...
  • Alabama Sheriff Praises Armed Homeowner, Second Amendment & Walks the Walk

    09/12/2020 5:09:16 AM PDT · by marktwain · 24 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 8 September, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    In the early morning hours of 17 August 2020, the residents of a home in Garden City, Alabama woke to the sounds of four home invaders breaking into the house. The invaders did not expect what happened next: armed homeowners confronted them with firearms. The invaders fled the scene, pursued by the homeowner(s). In an exchange of gunfire, one of the four suspects was wounded. The wounding greatly aided the Sheriff's office in the investigation of the home invasion. Over the next three days, all four suspects were identified and arrested. Cullman County Sheriff lauded the homeowners. From Cullman County...
  • Australia: Corona Cops Arrest Grandma Sitting in Park For Not Wearing a Mask

    09/09/2020 3:37:52 PM PDT · by george76 · 33 replies
    Summit News ^ | 9 September, 2020 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Draconian enforcement of COVID-19 lockdown accelerates. Yet another shock video out of Australia shows police enforcing coronavirus rules by arresting an elderly woman sitting on a park bench for not wearing a mask. “This is unlawful, on what grounds am I under arrest?” asks the woman. An officer then walks around the back of the bench and snatches her friend’s phone away, preventing her from filming the encounter. The woman is told that she is being arrested for failing to provide her name and address. ... Once a person has been targeted for not wearing a mask or violating any...
  • ‘He picked the wrong guy’: Arvada man confronts would-be carjacker outside King Soopers [ Colorado ]

    09/04/2020 7:09:32 AM PDT · by george76 · 35 replies
    KDVR ^ | Sep 2, 2020 | Keagan Harsha
    An Arvada man says he doesn’t regret his actions after confronting a would-be carjacker outside the King Soopers at 58th and Independence in Arvada. About 12:30 p.m. on Aug. 28, Paul Heagerty says he feared the worst when a man walked up to him while he was putting away his groceries. The man threatened Heagerty with a gun. “I was like, ‘Oh my God, I’m going to get shot,'” Heagerty said. The man demanded the keys to Heagerty’s car. He says seconds later, there was a gun pointed at his stomach. “It was surreal. When he pulled that gun, I...
  • St. Louis Man Opens Fire in Family Dollar Store After Being Asked to Leave for Not Wearing a Mask

    09/02/2020 5:04:40 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 26 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | September 2, 2020 | Jim Hoft
    A St. Louis man started shooting inside a Family Dollar store after he was asked to leave for not wearing a facemask. KMOV reported: Employees at the Family Dollar store on South Jefferson in the Gravois Park neighborhood told Perry and his companion he had to leave the store because he wasn’t wearing a mask, the probable cause statement reads. Perry and his friend allegedly argued with store employees, insulted those employees and then threatened to “shoot up this place” before leaving the store. When one person walked outside the store to make sure Perry and his friend were leaving...
  • 19-Year-Old Learns Gunfight Lesson from 74-Year-Old, the Hard Way

    09/01/2020 2:37:11 PM PDT · by marktwain · 40 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 31 August, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    On Thursday morning, 30 July 2020, in Graves County Kentucky, at a rural residence in the early morning hours, well before sunrise, a young man attempted to force his way into the house. The armed invader was 19. The homeowner was 74. Here are the details from the Sheriff's Office. From Graves County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky: A Graves County man was shot early this morning after reportedly kicking in a door on a residence and gaining entry.The events began at approximately 3AM, when the homeowner of a residence called 911 to report that a man wearing a mask forced his...