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Video: Bank Customer Stops Robbery
When a robber walked into a Canton Township bank and gave the teller a note saying he had a bomb, the tellers quietly signaled another of the bank's customers. The man pulled his 9mm pistol and detained the would-be criminal until police arrived. No shots were fired, and the armed citizen leaves with his life, his permit, his gun, and the gratitude of the people in the bank that day.
Retired Police Officer Shoots and Kills Armed Home Invader In Detroit
Retired officer kills suspected intruder Detroit - Authorities say a retired Detroit police officer has been involved in a fatal shooting of a suspected intruder. The Detroit Free Press and WDIV-TV report that the unidentified retired officer shot a man Friday afternoon who was breaking into a home on the city's west side. Police say the victim was found dead on the kitchen floor.
Video: Young Mother Shoots Intruder While on 911 Call Waiting for Police to Arrive
This recently widowed young mother is stalked by two men who know she is vulnerable after her husband dies. She calls 911 when they begin breaking into her home. After 20 terrifying minutes waiting for a police response she informs the 911 operator that the intruders are coming in and that she is prepared to defend herself. Fortunately, she has a shotgun and a handgun and her late husband had trained her how to use her firearms.
This woman's call explains exactly why you can't rely on the police to protect you when you are in your home. By the time they arrive you can be dead. You can either have your self defense in your hand or rely on the police officer who may be parked miles away at Dunkin Donuts. (And we don't mean any disrespect to our police, as they cannot be everywhere, and we are sure that Dunkin Donuts and other business owners welcome the safety and security their presence brings in the late hours of the night. There are simply not enough police to deter violent criminals)
12 Year Old Oklahoma Girl Shoots Home Invader While on the Phone With 911 Waiting for Police
A 12 year old Oklahoma girl shoots an intruder while on the phone to 911 proving yet again that police simply cannot be at your home soon enough to prevent you from becoming a crime statistic. This young girl will not grow up victimized because her parents taught her to properly handle a firearm.
Battery Pro Manager Held up by Two Robbers, Kills Armed Gunman, 2nd Gunman Flees
Manager of a Battery distribution business kills one of two armed gunmen who entered his store to steal cash. There are many stories of managers who are robbed and then shot and left to die. Why should an honest hard working businessman be forced to rely on the mercy of heartless criminals with no regard for human life? This man didn't trust to their mercy but protected himself by exercising his second amendment rights. What would you do?
Pizza Shop Owner Shoots Robber
Pizza Shop Owner Shoots Robber Armed With Sawed Off Shotgun. According to police, 20 year old Akron resident Patrick Finney came into the pizza shop wearing a ski mask and carrying a shotgun intending to commit armed robbery.
John Hayes, owner of the shop, obliged by giving him a stack of $10 bills. Finney wasn’t satisfied and pointed his shotgun right at Hayes’ head, demanding more money. The ensuing battle was chronicled on Ohio.com.
”As soon as I gave him the money, I pulled my gun out from my hip, pointed it and fired four shots,” Hayes said. Finney fell to the floor, then stood back up. Hayes fired three more shots from his Smith & Wesson 9 mm pistol. Finney staggered outside and collapsed across the street. The cash he sought was dropped outside.
Man Shoots Armed Robbers When 3 Intruders Burst into Sacramento Home
This Sacramento California man has 3 armed intruders burst into his home. In the ensuing gunfight he drives them out and seriously wounds one of them. Even armed thugs won't stick around when a homeowner is armed, they will happily move on to somewhere else. They prefer unarmed victims because they are concerned over their own safety even while they rob, rape or murder their victims. How about you? Are you concerned over your safety.
72 Year Old Armed Customer In Store Saves Woman in Knife Attack
Uploaded on Jun 2, 2011. When her crazy ex-husband attacked her with a knife in Wal-Mart, Joyce Cordova thought it was the end. Until a licensed armed citizen stepped in and saved the day.
This story is from 2005, shortly after New Mexico began issuing concealed handgun licenses. Joyce Cordova is alive today because of an armed citizen.
Armed Woman Kills Car Jacker
When a carjacker grabs a car from a woman at night on a lonely street there are so many potential unhappy endings for the woman. A hand gun enables a woman to stand on equal grounds with a man who almost always can bring more force to bear. This carjacker"s decision to attack a woman who was not content to be a victim but choose to arm herself cost the carjacker his life. How would this story have ended if she was unarmed? She would have been a victim.
Armed Barista Pulls Christmas Present Gun from Her Husband and Foils Robbery
Making coffee shouldn't make you a target for armed robbery. This robber was polite but persistent. Many of those who brandish guns in crime will kill without provocation. Why should any woman have to trust herself to the uncertain mercies of someone pointing a gun towards her to steal what they have not earned? This woman was not a victim because she was armed with a handgun.
Woman Shoots Persistent Home Intruder To Death While Talking to 911 and Waiting For Police
This woman called 911 as a man began to break in. While waiting for police she fired warning shots as he broke her bedroom window. After the warning shots the intruder circled around the house and then began to climb in the broken window so the woman shot and killed the man. This woman was recently widowed and lived alone in the house. Her firearm enabled her to defend herself from a man who clearly intended to harm her.
Homeowner Defends Against 4 Armed Robbers During Daytime Home Invasion
Watch the homeowner's surveillance video as 4 armed home invaders rush to invade the house in an upscale California neighborhood. Only the homeowner retrieved his weapon and began shooting, which sent them running back to their car. The homeowner hit one of the robbers in the arm. This video shows the lie in the argument that no one needs more than 10 rounds to defend themselves. If these robbers had been more determined how would the homeowner have been able to hold them off with just 10 rounds?
14 Year Old Shoots Home Intruder
911 tape describes the events when two home invaders break into the home where a 14 year old boy and his 17 year sister are alone. One of the intruders is killed and the other flees the scene before police arrive.
Man Blasts Home Intruder While Wife talks to 911 Waiting for Police
How many home intruders are shot while the homeowners are talking to 911 and begging for the police to get there quickly? Look at all the videos on this site that feature 911 audio and you'll find that the police almost always arrive too late to protect the homeowners from violence. Look in the "Would You Rather Be a Victim" section of this website to see some of the stories about unarmed citizens who relied on 911.
15 Year Old Boy Shoots Home Invader with Father’s Legal AR-15 Rifle to Defend 12 Year Old Sister
This 15 year old boy responded to two home invaders breaking into their home through a window by grabbing his fathers AR-15 (which is erroneously called an "assault rifle" by the news announcer) and shooting the first one through the window. The second invader flees but is taken by police a few blocks from the home. The boy's father is a police officer and had trained his son how to use the rifle.
Convenience Store Owner Defends Himself Against Armed Robber
Hard working Chevron Gas Station manager shoots armed robber who threatens him with gun. This owner has been robbed previously and determined that he would not simply be the victim anymore. The robber, instead of leaving with the owners money, left with a bullet hole in his stomach and can look forward to a long jail sentence.
Marine Store Owner Defends Against Armed Robbery
Barry Fixler, a Marine, but now owner of a jewelry store. Watch the store video footage showing two armed robbers who hold him up at gun point. The only thing they don't know is that Barry is a combat veteran from Viet Nam and has gone through some of the war's toughest fighting. Barry, when the gun is pointed in his face bolts downward and grabs his pistol and comes up shooting. He's not a victim, he's a Marine. Following the incident, his close brush with death prompts him to pen his memoirs, now published as "Semper Cool." Check it out on Amazon.com.
Pizza Driver Defends Himself From Robber
How can a Pizza delivery driver avoid being a victim of an easy robbery? That's easy, he can carry a handgun. This driver turns the table on the robber and protects himself from injury. Why should anyone trust to the mercies of any person who is willing to pull a gun to get a few hundred dollars from someone who is working hard trying to make ends meet.
Convenience Store Robber Killed by Clerk
Los Angeles, California - This is an example of the Felony Murder Rule. Two robbers enter a liquor store. One robber pulls out a gun and shoots at the store clerk, the clerk has a gun of his own and he shoots back. The robber who didn't have a gun gets hit and dies shortly after. The person who gets charged with the robber's death is the other robber who fired at the clerk, even though that robber did not shoot his partner who died.
Discovery Channel Clips Of Gun Owners Who Defend Themselves
15 minute video of business owners in high risk businesses who refused to be victims and chose to defend themselves when they were held up by armed robbers. This is a longer series with several different clips. Contrasts the difference between people who meekly accept their fate when faced with criminal acts versus those who determine not to be passive but accept responsibility for their own defense.