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  • NASCAR Legend Richard Childress Opens Fire on Home Invaders, Praises 2nd Amendment

    12/22/2017 11:18:49 AM PST · by mabarker1 · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 22 Dec 2017 | AWR Hawkins
    Childress told North Carolina’s Davidson County Sherriff’s Office (DCSO) on Sunday that the only reasons he and his wife are still “here today was because of God and the Second Amendment.”
  • Florida: Another Mass Murder Stopped by Armed Citizens

    12/10/2017 7:00:55 AM PST · by marktwain · 34 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 30 November, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    In Rockledge, Florida, at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, the 25th of November, 2017, two armed citizens stopped a mass murder in progress.  Police Chief Joseph P. LaSata of the Rockledge Police Department, made clear the intervention of the armed citizens was responsible for stopping the murderer.  Two employees were shot, one killed, in the parking lot. Then two armed employees intervened. From the transcript of this video from wesh.com: Matt Lupoli, reporter:Another employee, a manager, came out with a gun of his own and shot and wounded Baily. That man has not been named, but police say he saved several...
  • Three dead in School shooting. New Mexico

    12/07/2017 9:54:48 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 95 replies
    multiple ^ | 12/7/2017
    AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a New Mexico high school (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Authorities say three people are dead following a shooting at a New Mexico high school. San Juan County Sheriff Ken Christesen told reporters that three people believed to be students died Thursday at Aztec High School. He says the shooter also was dead but didn't say if the suspect was among the three. Authorities said they had cleared all the buildings at the school and that students were boarding buses to another location where they could be reunited with their...
  • Good Gal With A Gun Stops Wannabe Cop-Killer

    12/07/2017 9:53:13 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 25 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | December 6,2017 | Amber Athey
    A woman carrying a firearm shot a man who assaulted a police officer in Dawson County, Georgia, on Tuesday. According to Fox 5 Atlanta, 52-year-old Sgt. Randy Harkness gave a homeless man a ride to a local Chevron and planned to give him a little bit of money. However, the homeless man began physically assaulting Harkness and, according to the Dawson County Sheriff, may have even tried to reach for his gun. Luckily, a gun-toting woman sitting in her car at the Chevron witnessed the attack and got out of her car to shoot at the suspect. The sheriff’s office...
  • Off-Duty Police Officer Shoots and Kills Man Threatening Store

    11/26/2017 2:45:27 PM PST · by Kaslin · 63 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 26, | Timothy Meads
    The Lenexa, Kansas police department confirmed to KCTV5 today that they are investigating a shooting at a local Costco involving an off-duty police officer and an armed man. On Sunday afternoon, police received emergency calls that a man was threatening the store, pointing a gun at customers. But, when they arrived on the scene, the man was found dead. An off-duty police officer had shot and killed the suspect. The police did not release the name of the officer nor the deceased man. Witnesses described the scene. "You could hear from the front of the store," said one witness. "Was a bunch...
  • 'They were not going to be victims': Cheektowaga police hail shooting bystanders as heroes

    11/16/2017 8:51:59 AM PST · by metmom · 32 replies
    The Buffalo News ^ | Nov 15, 2017 | Aaron Besecker
    When gunfire erupted Tuesday afternoon outside a Dollar General store, two men at a neighboring business jumped into action. And now they're being called heroes by police. As a man started firing a pump action firearm into the discount store at Union Road and Gardenville Parkway West, Christopher Kaufmann, a manager at Daryll's Car Audio across the street, called 911. Mark Pinnavaia, the owner of Daryll's, grabbed his cellphone and keys and hopped into his Ford Focus in the parking lot. His initial intention, he said, was to maintain a good vantage point so he could be "the best witness...
  • Good Guy with Gun Stops Sex Assault on Hiking Trail

    11/15/2017 6:10:05 AM PST · by Bon of Babble · 26 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | Nov. 15, 2017 | Trey Sanchez
    A licensed gun owner in the uber-lefty city of Austin, Texas, used his Glock 43 to stop a sexual assault in progress while out on an early morning hike.
  • Good guys with guns saving lives

    11/12/2017 3:18:52 PM PST · by rogerantone1 · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 12, 2017 | John Lott
    Stephen Willeford’s heroic actions last Sunday saved many lives at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The killer, Devin Kelley, was shooting the wounded when Willeford showed up with a rifle. Willeford’s quick actions forced Kelley to stop his attack, presumably saving the lives of the twenty wounded and possibly many more. The press derided President Trump for saying that Willeford saved many lives with his gun, and that stricter gun control regulations would have only made things worse.
  • Texas church shooting not the first time a good guy with gun takes down mass shooter

    11/10/2017 11:57:49 AM PST · by rogerantone1 · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 9, 2017 | Andrew O'Reilly
    The armed civilian who used his assault rifle to stop Sunday’s mass murder of 26 Texas churchgoers has been hailed, rightly, as a hero, but Stephen Willeford is hardly unique. A number of armed American citizens have also used their firearms to stop or limit mass killings.
  • Another good guy with a gun saves woman from alleged rape

    11/09/2017 11:12:49 AM PST · by ForYourChildren · 10 replies
    conservative review ^ | 11/09/2017 | Chris Pandolfo
    How do you stop the real war on women? With a Glock 43 and an open carry permit. Josh Williams, 39, is another good guy with a gun, a hero who stopped the alleged rape of a woman in September. Williams, a resident of Austin, Texas, likes to go running along the Hike-and-Bike trail at least once a week. In the early mornings, he carries a cell phone, a flashlight, and his firearm. In an interview with KVUE News, Williams explained that he carries his firearm while jogging in the early morning: "It's dark, and I don't know what's out...
  • Homeowner shoots and kills burglary suspect, police say

    11/08/2017 2:05:41 PM PST · by tuffydoodle · 8 replies
    Fort Worth Star Telegram ^ | 11/7/2017 | Mitch Mitchell
    November 07, 2017 8:24 PM FORT WORTH — A homeowner shot and killed an alleged burglary suspect after he caught him trying to break into his house, according to police. Police were called to a residence in the 10800 block of Camp Bowie Boulevard in far west Fort Worth about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, a police call log showed. The homeowner had the suspect pinned down and was holding a gun on him, the call log stated. The suspect broke down the family’s front door and got into a scuffle with the homeowner, according to a story from WFAA. The homeowner,...
  • Texas church gunman was shot by hero plumber Stephen Willeford...before 100mph car chase (tr)

    11/06/2017 4:03:31 AM PST · by ETL · 270 replies
    Evening Standard (UK) ^ | November 6, 2017 | BENEDICT MOORE-BRIDGER David Gardner
    Full title: Revealed: how Texas church gunman was shot by hero plumber Stephen Willeford and another passer-by before 100mph car chase BENEDICT MOORE-BRIDGER David Gardner Stephen Willeford, 55, grabbed his own rifle and rushed to confront Devin Kelley after being told an attack was underway by his daughter.As he arrived outside the church he came face-to-face with Kelley.Mr Willeford, a plumber with no military experience, shot him in the side through a gap in his body armour, forcing the killer to flee.Mr Willeford and another passing resident, Johnnie Langedorff, then chased him at almost 100 miles per hour in a...
  • How heroic locals exchanged gunfire with Texas shooter, ran him off the road & shot him dead (Tr)

    11/05/2017 7:45:55 PM PST · by ETL · 142 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 5, 2017 | Hannah Parry
    How heroic locals exchanged gunfire with Texas shooter, ran him off the road as he tried to flee and shot him dead -snip- Texas Department of Public Safety Regional Director Freeman Martin said that the neighbor, who has not yet been named, had 'grabbed his rifle and engaged the suspect.'. Martin said that during the gunfight, Kelley dropped his Ruger assault rifle and got back in his SUV to flee the scene. But another local resident, Johnnie Langendorff, who had witnessed the confrontation refused to let the shooter get away. Both he and the unnamed neighbor jumped in his truck...
  • TEXAS RANGERS: ARMED CITIZEN ‘ENGAGED’ KILLER, ENDING RAMPAGE

    11/05/2017 7:05:40 PM PST · by Kartographer · 82 replies
    grabien.com ^ | 11/5/17
    Today's mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, was only halted after an armed Texan "engaged" the killer and put an end to the rampage, the Texas Rangers reported. Freeman Martin, a major in the Texas Rangers and a spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety, says the suspect dropped his rifle and fled after being confronted by a local man who had grabbed his rifle. Freeman provided a timeline of the tragedy in a press briefing Sunday evening. "At approximately 11:20 this morning a suspect was seen at a Valero gas station in Sutherland Springs, Texas," Martin said. "He...
  • Video of Witness to Church Shooting and Pursuit by Citizens

    11/05/2017 5:48:44 PM PST · by marktwain · 71 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 6 November, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Johnnie Langendorff recounts capture of church shooter in Sutherland, Texas. Link to video There was a gunfight. Johnnie saw the last of it. The defender asked Johnnie for help in following the shooter.  Johnnie and the defender chased the shooter, the shooter eventually ran off the road. The community rifleman kept the shooter covered with his rifle. The church shooter did not move after that. The police showed up a few minutes later. ©2017 by Dean Weingarten: Permission to share is granted when this notice and link are included. Gun Watch
  • Dramatic self defense by concealed handgun permit holder caught on high definition video

    10/12/2017 8:56:27 PM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 12 replies
    Detroit, Michigan, October 10, 2017: An attempted robbery in Detroit didn’t turn out the way the criminal hoped it would. A concealed handgun permit holder was able to react quickly. “Police told the CPL holder it was a good thing he was legally armed or he and his cousin may not be alive today.”
  • Rams' Ethan Westbrooks arrested on gun charges

    09/25/2017 2:07:54 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 43 replies
    ESPN ^ | September 25, 2017 | by Alden Gonzales
    Rams defensive lineman Ethan Westbrooks was arrested over the weekend in Kern County, California, for allegedly possessing a handgun that was not registered to him, ESPN confirmed Monday. Westbrooks was initially pulled over for speeding Friday night, and the officer found a handgun inside the vehicle that was loaded with 13 rounds of ammunition. Records later revealed that the handgun was reported stolen in 2009. Westbrooks was booked on five felony charges: receiving stolen property, carrying a loaded firearm, carrying a stolen loaded firearm, grand theft of a firearm and possessing a high-capacity magazine. Westbrooks was arrested on suspicion of...
  • Police: Taco Bell Employees Fatally Shoot Armed Robber

    09/07/2017 7:54:04 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 81 replies
    pittsburgh.cbslocal.com ^ | 09-07-2017 | Staff
    Police say three employees of a Cleveland Taco Bell opened fire on two armed robbers, killing one. Police have said two masked robbers entered the restaurant early Wednesday and ordered three employees to lie on the floor. Police say three other employees pulled out handguns and opened fire, shooting one of the suspects six times. The other suspect ran off. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Medical Examiner’s Office on Thursday said the man killed was 24-year-old De’Carlo Jackson. Investigators say Jackson was found with a loaded gun in his hand. He was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead. No one...
  • Break-in suspect shot, man in home charged [ Canada ]

    07/31/2017 9:12:35 AM PDT · by george76 · 43 replies
    THE CHRONICLE HERALD ^ | July 25, 2017
    A man is charged with attempted murder and a raft of firearms offences after helping fend off home invaders, one of whom he’s now charged with shooting. Kyle Earl Munroe was arrested on July 12 after RCMP and Halifax Regional Police responded to a report of a home invasion involving firearms at a home in Porters Lake. Police said that three men entered the residence with guns and a struggle took place with two men inside. The two in the home seized a firearm from one of the suspects and several shots were fired as the suspects fled. Police later...
  • There Is No Justice In America For Black People Killed By Cops

    06/18/2017 8:54:29 AM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 122 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 6/16/2017 | Julia Craven
    I have to write about Philando Castile, the 32-year-old black man who was shot and killed by a Minnesota police officer last July. I have to compose myself, sit at this laptop and write something profound about another black life taken by a police officer, another officer found not guilty for killing a black person.