Home Defense Archive

MS – Home Defense – Mississippi Woman: ‘I Was Always Anti-Gun’ Until Eye-To-Eye with Home Invader

BREITBART.COM May 24, 2017 – Mississippi resident Lori Shelton says she was “always anti-gun” until she heard noises in her home and found herself eye-to-eye with a home invader. Shelton’s horrific experience occurred in April and she is now taking a firearm training course so she will be ready should her home be targeted again. She is also getting her concealed carry permit. According to News Channel 3, Shelton said,…

Nat’l – Home Defense – A Safer Home Defense Ammo Without Backsplash? Yes!

OFF THE GRID NEWS.COM May 22, 2017 – We live in an era of dramatic advances in ammunition technology. Consider, for example, the 9mm, once considered an ineffective round. With the help of modern ballistic experts, the 9mm has now eclipsed 40 and 45 in popularity. Like the sea change of acceptance with 9mm, another old, but advancing, technology is set to rock the world of self-defense and hunting:…

TN – Home Defense – Mother sticks her gun in home intruder’s face — and asks him a question that may get you cheering

THE BLAZE.COM May 18, 2017 – Tennessee mother Elsie Lee woke up Monday morning to a strange noise in her home. “I thought I was just dreaming something,” Lee recalled to WBBJ-TV, “and then I heard a big bang again.” Realizing something was amiss, she told station she “got up and came running through the hallway” and “the guy was standing in the kitchen. He had just busted my door…

TX – Home Defense – Uncle shoots, kills suspect, wounds another during home invasion (VIDEO)

KHOU.COM May 9, 2017 – HOUSTON – A man came to the rescue when his next-door relatives were tied up and assaulted during a home invasion at a northeast Houston residence overnight. Investigators said four male suspects tied up the family inside the home using their shoelaces and pistol-whipped two of the male victims. The teen added that his uncle who lives next door heard everything and confronted the…

Nat’l – Home Defense – ISIS to Jihadists: Use Fake Apartment, Job, Craigslist Ads to Lure Hostage, Murder Victims

PJ MEDIA.COM May 4, 2017 – In the United States, “anything from a single-shot shotgun all the way up to a semi-automatic AR-15 rifle can be purchased at showrooms or through online sales – by way of private dealers – with no background checks, and without requiring either an ID or a gun license,” ISIS states. “Such targets are ambitious in nature and should be pursued while keeping in…

TX – Home Defense – Man Shoots At Intruders Who Forced Young Kids On The Floor In NW Houston (VIDEO)

KTRK.COM May 3, 2017 – A homeowner fights back after a violent confrontation with three men attempting to pull off a home invasion. One of the suspects was shot in the head, while two others are still on the run. Investigators said three men forced their way into the man’s home, where his wife and two young children ages 5 and 6 years old were inside. The homeowner was…

AL – Home Defense – 79-year-old Jeffco homeowner shoots, kills home invader with gun he kept by his bed

ALABAMA MEDIA GROUP (AL.COM) March 29, 2017 – A suspected burglar was killed early this morning when a 79-year-old man shot him during a home invasion in eastern Jefferson County. The homeowner had been asleep when he was awakened by a noise from his basement, Christian said. Two suspects had forced open a basement window and entered the house. The suspects continued upstairs and confronted the victim who was…

OK – Home Defense – Three dead after Broken Arrow-area homeowner’s son shoots intruders (VIDEO)

TULSA WORLD.COM March 27, 2017 – The adult son of a Broken Arrow-area homeowner shot and killed three masked intruders during a home invasion on Monday, authorities said. The three intruders who were shot were wearing all black, masks and gloves, Mahoney said. They forced their way into the home in a back sliding glass door, he said. They were shot by the homeowner’s son with a rifle, he…

FL – Home Defense – Video shows mother pulling gun on would-be robber to protect kids

FOX 8.COM  March 24, 2017 – MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — A mother protecting her 10-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son from a would-be robber thwarted his plans earlier this month when she pulled a shotgun on him. Surveillance video shows the alleged thief attempting to enter the Florida home on March 4. “All of the sudden I hear some banging noise. I thought it was my dreams or something,” she…

TX – Home Defense – Texas Homeowners Fight Off Intruder Attack

PR NET- National Carry Academy March 17, 2017 – In Cherokee County, 911 received a call from a woman, saying a man broke into her home and that she shot him. She told the dispatchers that the burglar was still inside her house, and that her husband had detained him. When the sheriff deputies arrived, they located the suspect, who was taken to East Texas Medical Center in Tyler….

TX – Home Defense – Texas Homeowners Fight Off Intruder Attack

PR NET- National Carry Academy March 17, 2017 – In Cherokee County, 911 received a call from a woman, saying a man broke into her home and that she shot him. She told the dispatchers that the burglar was still inside her house, and that her husband had detained him. When the sheriff deputies arrived, they located the suspect, who was taken to East Texas Medical Center in Tyler.

They…

NV – Home Defense – Man Gets Free After Being Tied Up, Shoots and Kills Home Invasion Suspect

BREITBART.COM March 15, 2017 – A Las Vegas homeowner who managed to free himself after being tied up was able to retrieve his gun and shoot and kill one of two home invasion suspects. The homeowner said both suspects were armed. The suspects allegedly tied up the husband and wife with duct tape and Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Dan McGrath said the couple “still had duct tape on them” when…

TN – Home Defense – Roane County husband, wife hold home invasion suspect at gunpoint

WATE.COM March 14, 2017 – A Roane County husband and wife were able to hold a home invasion suspect at gunpoint early Tuesday morning. Homer Fox, 41, is charged with aggravated burglary with home invasion, burglary, and theft. The Roane County Sheriff’s Office says a woman was awakened around 3 a.m. at her home by a noise in the downstairs area. She grabbed her gun, locked her bedroom door…

Nat’l – Home Defense – The One Shotgun That Passed The U.S. Military’s Torture Test

OFF THE GRID NEWS.COM March 9, 2017 – If the average gun owner is asked what the most important weapon to own for home defense is, the answer often is the 12-gauge shotgun. Yes, some will say go with a pistol and others will prefer a semi-automatic rifle, but the 12 gauge is probably the most commonly recommended firearm for home defense. There’s good reason for that. Twelve gauge…

Nat’l – Home Defense – The Tactical Shotgun: Misconceptions and Disinformation

THE ARMS GUIDE.COM February 27, 2017 – Since 1961, O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc. has enjoyed exemplary sales totaling in excess of 10,000,000 units of their Model 500 Pump Action Shotgun. Remington has enjoyed the same longevity with their Model 870. Prior to that, Winchester came out with their Model 97 which quickly set the standard of excellence and reliability. Pump action shotguns were the next step after the…

CA – Home Defense – Father kills intruder who shot son in Lemon Grove (VIDEO)

SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE February 7, 2017 – An armed intruder who shot a Lemon Grove man was killed by the victim’s father during a home invasion early Tuesday, police said. A second robber escaped. The wounded man, Francisco Suarez Jr., 22, is expected to survive, Sheriff’s Lt. Kenneth Nelson said. He said it appears that the household was targeted by the robbers. The victim and his father, Francisco Suarez…

Nat’l – Home Defense – How to Use a Shotgun for Home Defense

SHOOTING ILLUSTRATED (NRA) February 7, 2017 – Even non-gun folks somehow know a shotgun is a great choice for defending the home. No doubt millions of Americans have Remington 1100s, 870s, Model 12s, Mossbergs  and old doubles stashed in their closets—just in case they go duck hunting or have a break-in, whatever comes first. And the plan is sound … if keeping a shotgun handy was where the home-defense plan began and…

CT – Industry Insider – NSSF Announces First-Ever 3-Gun Fantasy Camp 

Sponsored – NSSF.ORG January 31, 2017 – NSSF today announced its first-ever 3-Gun Shooting Sports Fantasy Camp, to be held April 20-23 at the world-class Clark County Shooting Complex in Las Vegas. This event features shooting instruction from some of the most notable names in professional shooting, including Randi Rogers, Robert Vogel, Tommy Thacker, Dianna Muller, Ryan Muller, BJ Norris and Chris Cheng.   

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