In the wee hours of a March Saturday morning, two people in Las Vegas, Nevada were surprised when an armed stranger forced his way into their apartment. One of the residents was armed and opened fire with his own handgun. In the exchange of shots that followed, one of the men in the apartment was wounded and the attacker was killed.
It was past midnight in the parking lot of a Dallas, Texas Whataburger restaurant when a man enjoying a quick bite to eat in his car found himself confronted by a pair of armed robbers. But the crooks had made what turned out to be a fatal error in the victim selection process, as their intended prey turned out to be armed himself.
Used decisively and with determination, even a small pistol can make the difference between being a survivor or a statistic. “I’m Going To Kill You” The quiet of a house in Norman, Oklahoma was shattered late on a Saturday night when several masked figures kicked in a door and entered the house with drawn guns.
Police trade-in guns can be an affordable solution for working stiffs on a budget. Cross-Counter Shootout As a clerk in a Deerfield Beach, Florida convenience store chatted with a customer, a masked would-be robber stepped up to the counter, pointed a gun at the clerk’s face and opened fire. But it was not the first
If something goes bump in the night, what will you grab? Screen Shots In the pre-dawn darkness of a January night in San Antonio, a homeowner heard an insistent knocking at his front door and went downstairs to investigate. Prudently, he armed himself before opening the door to find a stranger on the porch, demanding
A long gun can be an effective tool when defending your home. False Flag Attack A father and son from Grand Rapids, Michigan drove down to the nearby city of Battle Creek to look at a car for sale in a Craigslist advertisement. When they arrived at the meeting place they’d agreed to online, instead
Eight is enough: A diminutive S&W Shield on the person beats a bigger gun left at home or in the car. UNPLANNED WITHDRAWAL A 60-year-old Warren, Michigan man stepped out of the bathroom at his neighborhood bank only to be confronted by a bank robber who pointed a gun at his face and ordered him
INCONVENIENCE STORE On a hot August night, a robber with a pistol in his hand approached the cashier in a Rockdale County, Georgia convenience store and demanded money. As the clerk handed over the till in the face of the drawn gun, the robber noticed another store employee watching. The holdup man attempted to conceal
COMBAT CORRESPONDENT Stopping for the night in an Albuquerque motel during a cross-country drive, a former TV news anchor was surprised in the parking lot by a strong-arm robber. As he forced her back into her motel room, she kept her cool, remembering her training as a reserve deputy. While the robber held a gun
THE WRONG CAR Arriving at her home on Detroit’s west side in the pre-dawn darkness of a warm June morning, a young woman noticed a man approaching her car. He produced a firearm and ordered her out of her car. Instead of complying, his 26-year-old intended victim produced her own handgun and opened fire. The