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  • Owner shoots at people breaking into car at Buckhead(Atlanta) shopping center; 1 dead, 1 injured

    09/11/2021 5:24:26 AM PDT · by devane617 · 86 replies
    wsb ^ | 09/11/2021
    ATLANTA — Channel 2 Action News has learned that a man is dead and another was injured during a shooting at a busy Buckhead shopping center. The shooting happened around 4 p.m. at the Peachtree Battle Shopping Center in the 2300 block of Peachtree Road. Police said a man was coming out of one of the stores when he saw people breaking into his car. That’s when he confronted them and started shooting to defend himself. Investigators said another man ran from the scene and was shooting off rounds as he ran. They located that person a short distance later....
  • Armed robber shot in face by armed victim in Texas just days after permitless carry begins

    09/09/2021 9:16:22 AM PDT · by The Pack Knight · 78 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 9, 2021 | Emma Colton
    An armed robber was shot in the face in Texas when his victim pulled out his own gun and shot at him, just days after a Texas law went into effect allowing residents to carry handguns without permits. "He was shot in the face one time. He’s at the hospital. He’s going to live. He’s conscious and breathing right now," Houston Police Department Lieutenant R. Willkens said. The incident unfolded Wednesday evening in Houston when the victim was walking to a local Shell gas station to make a few purchases, SBG San Antonio reported. The suspect in the case was...
  • Biden aims to sign on to UN’s global gun registration treaty

    09/02/2021 9:47:24 AM PDT · by george76 · 72 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | September 01, 2021 | Paul Bedard,
    The Biden administration this week signaled that it is eyeing a United Nations small arms treaty that critics claim will lead to an international gun registration plan — including for individual American gun owners. Two years after former President Donald Trump withdrew from it, a top arms diplomat at the State Department told the global body that the current administration is swinging behind the Arms Trade Treaty. “I have come from Washington, D.C., this week to take the floor on the agenda item Treaty Universalization to underscore the continuing commitment of the United States to responsible international trade in conventional...
  • The Armed Citizen® August 27, 2021

    08/27/2021 5:31:09 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 11 replies
    NRA Women ^ | 27 August 2021 | NRA WOMEN STAFF
    A 20-year-old man was fatally shot by an armed woman walking her dog after midnight in Dale City, Va. At around 12:25 a.m. the woman was approached by the man, who was wearing a face mask and armed with a handgun. In what police later cleared as a justified self-defense shooting, the woman shot the assailant, who was transported to a hospital, where he later died of his wounds. Police have since linked the handgun carried by the assailant to several 7-Eleven store robberies. “Following the investigations into this robbery series, all known evidence indicates the deceased was responsible...
  • Robbery Suspect Dies After Allegedly Pointing Gun at Armed Citizen

    08/25/2021 4:37:30 PM PDT · by PROCON · 55 replies ^ | Aug. 25, 2021 | AWR Hawkins
    KOCO reported Tuesday the suspect, a 22-year-old male, allegedly pulled a gun on a 36-year-old man with intent to commit a robbery just before 10 p.m.KFOR notes the 36-year-old man and his wife were in a parking lot when the suspect allegedly approached. The 36-year-old husband pulled his own gun and shot the suspect multiple times.The suspect died from his wounds.FOX 25 reports the armed husband and his wife remained on scene and “cooperated with police.”Oklahoma is one of 21 states with constitutional carry, which means law-abiding citizens are able to carry a handgun on their persons for self-defense without...
  • VA:Richmond robbery victim pulls out gun, shoots assailants

    08/15/2021 5:06:56 AM PDT · by marktwain · 16 replies ^ | 13 August, 2021 | Jon Burkett
    RICHMOND, Va. -- A man robbed in Richmond pulled out a gun and shot his assailants, Crime Insider sources told Jon Burkett. One of the men died as a result of the shooting, the other was taken to the hospital. The incident happened Friday afternoon along the 1100 block of Commerce Road in South Richmond. The wounded men drove away after the shooting. They were later found less than a mile away near East 18th Street and Fairfax Avenue.
  • Woman Shoots, Kills Masked Man Outside Her Front Door

    07/24/2021 1:02:39 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 51 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 23,2021 | AWR HAWKINS
    A Prince William County, Virginia, woman shot and killed an allegedly armed, masked man who approached her front door on Thursday. The Associated Press reports the woman was leaving her home when she noticed the masked man approaching. The woman had a gun and shot the man, fatally wounding him. Officers responded to the scene and reportedly found the man lying with a handgun nearby. WTOP notes that officers performed CPR on the man, who was then transported to a hospital where he died. The deceased man was identified as “20-year-old Azhar Laurent Smart.” The Prince William Police Department said...
  • S.F. burglar surprised by gun-toting resident, held up until police arrived

    07/13/2021 11:08:46 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 7/9 | Suzanne Espinosa Solis
    A burglar who climbed through the window of a second-story apartment building in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood was shot at by the resident, who then held the man at gunpoint until police arrived, police said Friday. The burglary on Tuesday ended with no injuries. Police said Danny Babineaux, 37, climbed through the kitchen window of an apartment on the 1600 block of Folsom Street belonging to a 66-year-old man, who heard noises and went to investigate. When the victim saw Babineaux, he grabbed a handgun and opened fire — but none of the bullets struck the intruder, police...
  • California Homeowner Shoots, Kills Suspected Intruder: Sheriff's Office

    07/06/2021 4:35:30 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | 07.05.2021 | Breck Dumas
    A suspected home intruder has died after initiating a shoot-out with a rural California homeowner, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office. The deceased, 41-year-old Rodney Lee Martin, was found inside the home with a stolen firearm on his person, authorities said. At around 12:22 p.m. on Friday, deputies responded to a 911 call from a homeowner in unincorporated Modesto, according to a statement from the sheriff's office. Upon arrival, they found Martin dead from at least one gunshot wound. The homeowner told the authorities that they rushed home after receiving an alert from their alarm company that their home...
  • Teenage motorcyclist is shot dead during road rage incident on Texas highway after HE pulled a gun on driver who cut him off

    07/03/2021 12:37:26 PM PDT · by Teotwawki · 96 replies
    Daily ^ | July 3, 2021 | Christopher Eberhart
    A motorcyclist was shot dead in the middle of a Texas highway after exchanging gunfire with a driver of a SUV during a road rage incident last Friday. The motorcyclist - JaDerek Gray, 19 - allegedly pointed a gun at a SUV driver who cut him off on Interstate 35 in Forth Worth before the driver pulled his own gun and shot Gray multiple times, Fox 4 reported. Police told Fox 4 they believe Gray also fired but didn't hit anyone and police believe the SUV driver acted in self-defense.
  • Johnny Hurley, hailed by police as “true hero,” shot Olde Town Arvada gunman, witness says

    06/23/2021 3:39:15 PM PDT · by TexasGurl24 · 30 replies
    DenverPost ^ | 6/23/2021 | Sam Tabachnik
    Bill Troyanos was working his normal shift at the Army Navy Surplus Store in Olde Town Arvada on Monday when he heard a pop. Then another. And another. He moved to the door, peered outside, and saw a gunman across the town plaza. Then a customer, a 40-year-old man Troyanos had never met, put his hand on his hip, drew a pistol and quickly rushed toward the plaza.
  • FL: 1 Career Criminal Shot Dead When He Attempted to Rob 2 Legally Armed Men

    06/12/2021 12:24:39 PM PDT · by marktwain · 54 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 11 June, 2021 | Dean Weingarten
    Image Mug Shot of Otis Brown, from Lee County Sheriff’s Office, cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-( On May 31st, 2021, at about 6 p.m. at 3101 N. Miami Avenue, it has been reported that Otis Brown, a career criminal, attempted to commit an armed robbery of two men as they were walking their dog outside of the Midtown Mall.The temperature at 6 p.m. was 82 degrees with an ENE breeze of 13 mph with humidity of 72%. Sunset would not be until 8:07. Looking at the images from Google maps, there is graffiti in the neighborhood.One of...
  • Biden urges Congress to pass gun control ‘immediately’ – here’s what he said

    05/26/2021 3:56:02 PM PDT · by PROCON · 65 replies ^ | May 26, 2021 | LAURA WIDENER
    President Joe Biden released a statement calling again on Congress to act on gun control following the deadly mass shooting at a downtown San Jose, Calif. railyard that left eight people dead and several more injured.~~~SNIP~~~Wednesday wasn’t the first time Biden called on Congress to enact gun control.“I am calling on Congress to enact commonsense gun law reforms, including requiring background checks on all gun sales, banning assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, and eliminating immunity for gun manufacturers who knowingly put weapons of war on our streets,” Biden said in a statement at the time.
  • Mob Targets Jewish Family with Anti-Semitic Attack, until 2A Patriot Steps In

    05/22/2021 10:20:19 AM PDT · by McQ444 · 30 replies
    NN ^ | 5-22-21 | Jay Greenberg
    A Second Amendment patriot came to the rescue of a Jewish family after they fell victim to an anti-Semitic attack in Florida this week, according to reports.cPolice are investigating the Miami-area incident involving the Orgen family from New Jersey who received help from a gun owner who witnessed the assault as it was unfolding.
  • Armed Citizen Uses Rifle To Stop Attempted Mass Shooting [Arkansas]

    05/18/2021 7:57:23 AM PDT · by Morpheus2009 · 32 replies
    BearingArms ^ | May 17, 2021 | Can Edwards
    A shooting in Fort Smith, Arkansas that left an elderly woman dead could have had many more victims, according to neighbors, if an armed citizen hadn’t stepped up and put down the killer on Saturday morning.
  • Police: Bystander returns fire at man who shot at woman at San Antonio abortion clinic

    05/17/2021 5:49:39 AM PDT · by marktwain · 14 replies ^ | 15 May, 2021 | Cody King, Alicia Barrera, Steven Chavez
    SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are searching for a man who fired a gun at a woman outside an abortion clinic on Saturday morning.No one was injured, San Antonio Police Department spokesperson Christopher Ramos said, crediting an armed bystander who returned fire.The shooting happened Saturday around 8:30 a.m. in the 7400 block of John Smith Drive, near the intersection of Wurzbach and Babcock roads on the Northwest Side. A man who arrived with a woman at the facility pulled out a gun and shot at the woman but missed, Ramos said during a morning press conference near the scene.A...
  • ATF Proposed Rule 2021R-05: "Definition of 'Frame or Receiver' and Identification of Firearms"

    On May 7, 2021, the Attorney General signed ATF proposed rule 2021R-05, Definition of “Frame or Receiver” and Identification of Firearms. The goal of the proposed rule is to ensure the proper marking, recordkeeping, and traceability of all firearms manufactured, imported, acquired and disposed by federal firearms licensees.Please note that this is the text of the proposed rule as signed by the Attorney General, but the official version of the proposed rule will be as it is published in the Federal Register.Download the proposed rule (PDF, 1.3 MB)Summary This proposed rule would:Provide new definitions of “firearm frame or receiver” and...
  • Intruder shot, killed after kicking in door, charging occupant with a knife

    05/09/2021 3:21:30 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 58 replies
    YouTube ^ | WKRG
  • Longtime Detroit Police Chief is Running Against Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer

    05/09/2021 7:38:32 AM PDT · by george76 · 32 replies
    Townhall ^ | May 09, 2021 | Katie Pavlich
    Detroit Police Chief James Craig, who has regularly encouraged law abiding citizens to purchase firearms for self defense in the crime ridden city, plans to challenge Democrat Governor Gretchen Whitmer in 2022. Detroit News has the scoop: Craig, who is expected Monday to announce his retirement from the department, told The Detroit News he will follow that press conference with one discussing his future plans. He did not deny that he plans to run against Whitmer as a Republican. "I'm a lifelong public servant," Craig said. "I want to continue to serve." Prospects of Craig's gubernatorial ambitions were first reported...
  • As SCOTUS Takes Up Concealed Carry, Reciprocity’s Time Is Now

    05/06/2021 7:26:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 6, 2021 | Lawrence Keane
    It's time for the U.S. Supreme Court to recognize that the Second Amendment right to 'keep and bear arms' does not end arbitrarily at a state’s border.There’s always a risk in trying to predict how the U.S. Supreme Court will decide a case. Justices have proven to be unpredictable in the past, and court watchers will admit that with the Supreme Court, conventional wisdom is anything but conventional. Still, there’s a buzz among the firearm industry and gun owners about the Supreme Court agreeing to hear an appeal in the case of New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v....