Defensive Gun Use of the Day: Legally Armed Customers Stop Walmart Shooting

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“Augusta Police say two bystanders, legally armed with handguns, stepped in during a shooting incident at a Walmart in Augusta. Police say four suspects were taken into custody by police Sunday…

Two Former CNN Newspersons: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

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By George L. Lyon, Jr. of Arsenal Attorneys We in the defensive firearms training community are forever urging our students to make a plan and practice the plan. But who…

Teen With AK47 Defends Home Against Armed Invader

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In Byram Mississippi, on 1 June, at about 3 p.m. a minor was at home alone. He called his father to report a possible home invasion. A neighbor gave this…

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The Gorilla Kerfuffle Is Making Me Crazy…So Here Are My Two Cents

For what it’s worth, the kerfuffle over the gorilla killed in the Cincinnati Zoo is bringing out the worst in people. Most commenters are taking at least some form of a…

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Video of Open Carrier Mandeville Shooting of Shawn Breland

On Monday, April 4th, about 11:00 a.m., a firearms instructor who was openly carrying a .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol, shot and killed Shawn Breland at a gasoline station and convenience…

Chilean Zookeepers Shoot Two Lions to Save Intruder: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

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So a Chilean man named Franco Luis Ferrara decided to commit suicide-by-lion. He stripped naked and somehow managed to enter the lions’ zoo enclosure. Not getting the desired response, Ferrara began “taunting” the big cats….

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Mauling Michigan Black Bear Shot by Armed Civilian: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

Press release from Michigan Department of Natural Resources [via AmmoLand.com] The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced today that a black bear recently shot and killed in Haring Township, north of Cadillac…

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GLOCK-Armed Vet Shoots Pitbull Mix: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

Shooting a dog is a big deal, to be avoided if at all possible. But sometimes a man’s gotta do what a man’s gotta do. In this case, the man…

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Louisiana Open Carrier Shoots And Kills Gas Station Assailant: Defensive Gun Use of the Day

In a decent neighborhood in Mandeville, Louisiana, an unidentified store clerk was attacked by an aggressive customer at a gas station. A firearms instructor on the scene — openly carrying his .40 caliber pistol in…

Palm Beach Zoo Tiger Kills Keeper: It Should Have Been a Defensive Gun Use

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There are places to which I’d never go. There are places to which I’d never go unarmed. Inside a cage with tigers qualifies on both counts. And just in case,…

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Dallas Marine Stops Home Invasion With Gunfire – Defensive Gun Use of the Day

One of the advantages of open carry is that it’s a good excuse for social interaction. I was in a Dallas Walmart taking pictures of .22 ammuntion for sale, while…

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Virginia Man Under Protective Order Shoots and Kills His Girlfriend: It Should Have Been a Defensive Gun Use

“A mother of three has died after police say her ex-boyfriend shot her multiple times in her Leesburg, Virginia, home,” nbcwashington.com reports. “[Christina] Fisher’s ex-boyfriend, 30-year-old Darrick Lee Lewis [above], was…