Saturday, November 04, 2017

NRA - The Armed Citizen

OCTOBER 2017
Police applaud homeowner's handling of confrontation with wanted man
Police applaud homeowner's handling of confrontation with wanted man
By Annie Andrews, Q13 Fox (Seattle, WA)
Marysville police said a homeowner did everything right when he came face-to-face with a criminal on the lam, putting his conceal-and-carry permit to the test. The homeowner, Joe Hemrich, said it took the decade of training with his pistol to teach him not to pull the trigger on the man...
Resident surprises 2 burglars in Jacksonville
Resident surprises 2 burglars in Jacksonville
By Dan Scanlan, Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, FL)
A man surprised two burglars inside his home and shot at least one of them who died, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. The homeowner rushed home after he received a call from a security company that an alarm was triggered at his home...
Teen kills mountain lion that attacked family animals
Teen kills mountain lion that attacked family animals
By Tom Griffith, Rapid City Journal (Rapid City, SD)
A Custer, South Dakota teen shot and killed a mountain lion that attacked several animals on his family's property. "I was just sitting there and all of sudden one of our cats was back there too, and the mountain lion jumped on it..."
Armed woman spooks would-be burglars
Armed woman spooks would-be burglars
By Adam Lawson, Gaston Gazette (Gaston, NC)
AAn armed North Carolina homeowner is safe and some would-be robbers are on the run from police after she pulled her gun to protect her home from a break-in. Sabrina Flowe heard a noise at the back of her home so she grabbed her handgun and went to investigate...
Woman shot ex-boyfriend as he broke into her apartment
Woman shot ex-boyfriend as he broke into her apartment
By staff reports, Pensacola News Journal (Pensacola, FL)
An armed woman was able to fight off her ex-boyfriend after he forced his way into her home and began striking her. Fearing for her safety, the woman shot him." ...
Convenience store suspends clerk after she shoots robber
Convenience store suspends clerk after she shoots robber
By Journal staff and wire reports, Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)
Circle K clerk Jennifer Wertz who shot an armed robber said management has suspended her for two weeks following the incident. Wertz armed herself, against company policy, after a nearby convenience store was robbed. Wertz's store was subsequently robbed and Wertz shot the robber...
Pizza delivery man suspended me for fending off robber
Pizza delivery man suspended me for fending off robber
By Giacomo Bologna, Springfield News-Leader (Springfield, MO)
The Pizza Hut had just closed for the night, and outside, William Hotop could see only darkness. "Bam! Bam!" A man was knocking down the glass door, so Hotop, 31, said he bolted for where he knew he could find a gun inside the restaurant...

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