Posts Tagged ‘Defends’

postheadericon Security Guard Defends Himself After Man Attempts To Run Him Down With Vehicle — Why Guns Matter

COLUMBUS, OHIO — A security guard rushed to the aid of a woman who was assaulted by a 25-year-old male suspect. When the suspect was forced to retreat, he got into his car and attempted to strike the security guard with his vehicle. Thankfully, the security guard was armed.

When Columbus police arrived on the scene, they found the driver of the car collapsed against the steering column. He had a grave gunshot wound to his upper torso that is believed to have come from the security guard defending his own life. They rushed him to a nearby medical center where the suspect’s condition remains critical.

According to Columbus’ ABC 6 News, police say the security guard fired a single shot in self-defense. He was properly licensed to carry a firearm and investigators believe he shot the suspect out of fear for his own life and safety.

Prior to the defensive gun use, the security guard said he rushed to a woman’s aid as she was being assaulted in a parking lot. The man who assaulted her then got into his car and attempted to ram the security guard. The security guard was able to fire one shot and strike his attacker in the upper torso, causing him to crash. No charges have been filed against the gun carrier.

This is why it’s so important to be armed every single day. Whether your profession is security or you’re just doing some holiday shopping at the mall, it’s important to keep your gun on you at all times. There is absolutely no telling what craziness will occur around you. As for this security guard, he obviously took his job seriously. When seeing a person in distress, he came to her aid. In the course of doing that, he was forced to defend his own life.

If he had been struck by the vehicle, he could have been seriously injured or killed. That’s no way to go out in this world while you’re simply trying to help others survive. As for his attacker, he can look forward to facing charges when and if he ever leaves that hospital. There’s angry people in this world and unfortunately, as security or just a person who interacts with the public a lot, you’re bound to run into at least one sooner or later.

Keeping that gun on you, knowing how and when to use it properly, and maintaining simple situational awareness can inevitably save your life. Your life is worth it. Carry everyday.

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postheadericon 11-Year-Old Defends Home And Shoots Intruder, “He Started Crying Like A Little Baby”

TALLADEGA, ALABAMA — An alert 11-year-old boy turned the tables on a home intruder when he grabbed a 9mm handgun and started firing.

Chris Gaither is that boy, and he was home alone Wednesday morning when the trouble started. Someone had broken in to his home and started walking upstairs. Scared but level-headed, Gaither grabbed a 9mm handgun to defend himself and his home.

“When he was coming down the stairs, that’s when he told me he was going to kill me, f-you and all that,” Gaither said.

The intruder made it out the front door with a hamper in hand.

That’s when Gaither started firing off bullets. As the intruder was about to jump a fence in the front yard, Gaither’s 12th and final shot hit the suspect in the leg.

“I shot through the hamper he was carrying,” Gaither said. “It was a full metal jacket bullet. It went straight through the back of his leg. He started crying like a little baby.”

During the altercation, the intruder pointed a gun at Gaither but did not fire. He apparently didn’t know who he was dealing with.

“When I pulled the gun, I guess he didn’t think it was a real gun because he kept on walking,” Gaither said.

The intruder, not yet identified, was taken to the hospital and treated for a gunshot wound to the leg.

Gaither credits his step-father’s training for his ability to defend himself with the firearm.

Gaither ended the interview with a message to the injured intruder, hoping it’ll sink in. “I hope you learned your lesson for coming to this house trying to steal stuff.”

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postheadericon “You Just Never Know Who’s Packing Heat”: Senior Citizen Defends Himself And Wife Against Two Thugs On Philly Street

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA — “I think the moral of the story is you just never know who’s packing heat,” said Anthony Conte, who spoke with reporters after an incident involving two young males and an elderly couple.

The incident happened Tuesday night while an elderly man and his wife were walking down the street, on their way back home after work. What happened next was unprovoked, and something they never thought would happen.

They told police two men passed them. One of those men said to the husband, “What are you looking at?” then punched him, threw him to the ground and continued assaulting him.

Then they turned their attention to the wife, in her 50s, punching and knocking her down as well.

When the fists started flying, the elderly man, known in the neighborhood as a long-time resident and goes by ‘Old Man Sal’ according to locals, warned the young men that he had a firearm.

“They attack him. They attacked his wife. He begged to stop. Him and his wife pulled away. They kept on coming,” said Kenneth Young. “He explained he has a firearm. They said they don’t care. They punched him in the face.”

Leaving no other options, Old Man Sal drew his .45 caliber pistol and fired shots at the young men, hitting one in the stomach and the other in the shoulder near his neck.

Surveillance video shows the young men walking across the street, injured, and eventually finding a bench for them to relax on… and take in the severity of their wounds. Police found them and took them both to the hospital. The suspects are said to be in stable condition.

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In the image above, you can see the suspect hunched over while sitting down, likely feeling something worse than heartburn in his abdomen. His accomplice, standing up, is seen holding his hand on his shoulder wound. Both injuries are courtesy of an elderly man who decided to carry a firearm in order to keep himself and his wife from being easy targets.

Police are calling this a case of self-defense.

An attorney for the couple says that the man suffered extensive damage to his face and eye.

“This was a matter of life or death. If he didn’t do what he did, and he didn’t have the training to do it. I think we would be at a funeral right now. It’s that bad,” Young said.

When good, honest people are able to defend themselves against crime, it’s a good day. I wish the couple a quick and full recovery, and hope for swift justice against their young attackers.

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postheadericon ILLINOIS CONCEALED CARRY COMES THROUGH: Man Defends Himself Against Two Others After Racial Remarks Lead To Confrontation

FAIRFIELD, ILLINOIS — As the last state in the country to allow concealed carry, it may have saved the life of permit holder Erick B. Paula, 26, during a confrontation Sunday morning. Paula, who is black, said he encountered the two … Continue reading
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postheadericon 77-Year-Old Florida Resident Defends Home And Self Against Two Intruders, Killing One And Injuring Another

REDLAND, FLORIDA — On May 18th, just after noon, an elderly man of 77 was forced to defend himself when two yet unidentified male suspects allegedly invaded his home. One intruder was shot in the chest and pronounced dead at … Continue reading
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