California Clerk Stops Robbery with “Assault Rifle”: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

Last week, at 1:55 a.m at a 7-11 convenience store in Fresno, California, an armed and alert clerk fired one shot to stop an attempted armed robbery. It has been reported that…

Gun Hero of the Day: Mark Plaskett

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Just before dawn on Sunday morning in Fountain, Colorado, Mark Plaskett was awoken by his garage door opening. He grabbed his pistol and a flashlight and responded. Three strange cars were parked…

Defensive Gun Use of the Day: Chicago CCW Holder Stops Robbery With His Equalizer

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Three armed robbers (above) stormed into a store in the 7400 block of North Western Street in Chicago Sunday. One employee, with a valid Illinois concealed carry license, drew his…

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Yoga Instructor Uses Taurus Revolver to Kill 2 of 4 Home Invaders: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

Last Friday night, two robbers entered the bedroom of the well-known yoga instructor Hari Nam Kaur Khalsa (above). Ms. Khalsa’s home and school are located 20 miles north of Santiago, Chile. The…

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New York Thanksgiving Day Horror: It Should Have Been a Defensive Gun Use

“A suburban New York family’s happy Thanksgiving celebration turned into a horror when a man broke into their home and assaulted an elderly relative,” foxnews.com reports. “The family had just…

Retired NYPD Cop Shoots Two Stickup Men in New Jersey…If Only Non-Cops Could Do the Same

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By James England via concealednation.org Just nine months after retiring from the New York Police Department, a 43-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint while trying to get into her car…

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Defensive Gun Use of the Day: Rifle in Bedroom Beats Knife at Throat

Tawas City, Michigan is a small town on the west coast of Lake Huron. A 66-year-old man owns a modest house there, where he lives on his own. He has a cleaning…

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Defensive Gun Use of the Day: Oregon “Assault Weapon” DGU

On October 12, at 8 p.m., a convicted felon ambushed a couple at their campsite near Butte Falls in Oregon. The attacker, Dick Laurence Zoomer Daniels, had a history with…

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Florida CCW Permit Holder Shoots Suspect, Saves Officer

A Floridian with a concealed carry permit shot a man attacking a police officer in the Sunshine State. The officer had stopped a driver for extreme speeding. One witness said the vehicle…

Defensive Gun Use of the Day: Old Man + Old .22 = Dead Career Criminal

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Franklin Schrout, pictured above, chose to invade one too many homes in his criminal career. It happend about 1:30 a.m. on Friday in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Schrout broke into the home…

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Billings, MT: Pursuit of Suspects Ended by Armed Citizen

By James England via concealednation.org: A high speed police pursuit ended after a SUV carrying three suspects collided with a GMC Sierra on the north side of Billings, Montana. The suspects’…

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73-Year-Old Homeowner Kills Two Armed Robbers: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

An [unnamed] active 73-year-old retiree was well liked in his South St. Louis neighborhood. He helped people out. He spent much of his time in his garage working on his truck. The retiree…

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