Circle K Store Clerk Shoots Armed Robber, Gets Two-Week Suspension – Defensive Gun Use of the Day

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“I’m sick and tired of being a sitting duck,” Jennifer Wertz told a reporter. When she heard reports of an armed robber nearby, the Albuquerque gas station clear retrieved a…

FT Journo Paul McClean Killed by Crocodile: It Should Have Been a Defensive Gun Use?

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A gun isn’t the answer to every violent threat. And being armed is no guarantee of success; you can do everything right in a gunfight and still die. So when…

Texan Stabbed to Death in Brooklyn: It Should Have Been a Defensive Gun Use

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“George and Christina Carroll were enjoying a stroll home along Monitor Street [Brooklyn] late Friday after checking out a new apartment and then hitting a local bar, when one of…

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“He wanted my gun. So I gave it to him”

A 61-year-old grandfather looked like an easy mark to a brazen 16-year-old punk at a Detroit gas station. It takes a brazen (or stupid) criminal to try to rob someone…

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“Fleeing” Suspect Shoots at Clerk in Victorville. CA [Video]

On August 1st, 2017, in Victorville, California, a suspect attempted to rob the Star Market on 7th St. In the image above, the armed robbery suspect is “fleeing” the scene….

Caution: A Warning Shot May Precipitate the Attack It’s Intended to Prevent

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Despite the inadvisability — and frequent illegality of — of warning shots, some gun owners use them to try to warn off a potential attackers. Thanks, Uncle Joe. Sometimes a…

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Glendale, AZ Road Rage Attack Ended With a Single Shot

The old saw about not bringing a stick to a gunfight has a lot of truth. Under the same general category, one could also say don’t bring a headlock to…

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Vedder Holsters Daily Digest: A ‘Successful’ Buyback, Guilty Until Proven Otherwise in New York and an Alert in Huntington

Everything sells at a (government subsidized) price . . . More than 2,000 guns turned in at Camden buyback A gun buyback effort in Camden Friday and Saturday, the first…

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Mississippi Convenience Store Owner Sets Trap for Thieves: Defensive Gun Use of the Day?

“Farris Cole, the owner of Cole’s Sundry Grocery convenience store, said he spent the night in his shop after multiple break-ins,” wmcactionnews5.com reports. “Cole said his store was broken into through…

It Should Have Been a Defensive Gun Use: Alligator Attack!

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As someone who recently ignored his 58th birthday, I’m [still] here to say that the older you get, the older you think old is. When I read palmbeachpost.com’s headline 71-year-old recovering…

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Alaskan 11-Year-Old Kills Brown Bear, Saves Family: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

Did you know Alaskans have a duty to retreat if attacked by a bear? Alaskan legislation governing the killing of bears states: “You may kill a bear in defense of your…

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Should Have Been A Defensive Gun Use: Uber Driver Hacked To Death

Assuming they follow company policy, Uber drivers are unarmed. As you might expect, unarmed Americans catering to the general public at all hours of the day and night in random…