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Homeowner Opens Fire, Kills Two of Three Home Invasion Suspects

A Wesley Chapel, Florida, homeowner shot and killed two out of three home invasion suspects Friday morning. Fox 35 reports that the homeowner was playing video games when he heard glass breaking just before 1:00 a.m. He retrieved a gun and shot one suspect in a hallway, then fired again when a second suspect allegedly…
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Intrusion Suspect Shot Dead While Allegedly Trying to Enter Home

An intrusion suspect who allegedly tried to make entry into a Springfield, Missouri, home Friday night died after being shot by the homeowner. Ozarks First reports that the incident occurred around 11:00 p.m. Friday night. Springfield Police Lieutenant Chad McIntyre indicates that the suspect was allegedly breaking into the home when he was shot. KY3 identified the…
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CCW Weekend: Should You Get Body Armor?

By Sam Hoober, Alien Gear Holsters If you watch YouTube, a lot of firearms trainers and YouTube gun channel personalities are wearing body armor. A number of instructors have advocated in print that the armed citizen should have it as well. Since the civilian market for guns and other gear mirrors or otherwise takes inspiration from…
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Armed Homeowner Protects Family, Kills Alleged Intruder

An armed homeowner in Vancouver, Washington, confronted and killed a home intrusion suspect Thursday night. The Columbian reports the suspect allegedly broke into the home. KOIN reports “the homeowner confronted the suspected burglar with a gun — eventually shooting and killing him.” The Vancouver Police indicate the incident occurred “in the 6000 block of SE Beach…
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Intrusion Suspect Gets Shot, Flees to Gas Station for a Beer

A home intrusion suspect who got shot in downtown Las Vegas fled to a gas station, where he told the clerk he really needed a beer. KLAS reports that the suspect had allegedly tried to rob a man in an apartment Thursday evening and was left with “serious but non-life-threatening injuries” after the would-be victim…
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CCW Weekend: Enough With The Gimmick Shotgun Ammo Already

February 01, 2020 2:06 PM ET By Sam Hoober, Alien Gear Holsters An irritating trend within home defense ammunition is gimmick shotgun ammunition. Every year, some new bunch of cowboys cook up some New Tactical Terror, and a whole bunch of gullible yahoos think it’s somehow reinvented the wheel or somehow that buckshot or slugs is…
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CCW Weekend: It’s Not The Size Of The Pistol, It’s How You Use It

January 04, 2020 1:38 PM ET By Sam Hoober, Alien Gear Holsters Completely obvious double entendres aside, a trend in handguns on both the supply and demand side is to make them smaller, for easier concealment. By and large, it’s a good thing. However, what some people get sucked into thinking is that’s the only kind…
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3 Must Have Elements Of Personal Defense

November 08, 2019 4:36 PM ET By Sheriff Jim Wilson, Shooting Illustrated Sometimes, gun enthusiasts get all bogged down arguing about which is the best defensive pistol, the best caliber, the best ammo and the smartest way to carry. When we run out of those topics, we can always fall back on whether the Weaver Stance or the…
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The 7 Commandments Of The Home-Defense Shotgun

October 11, 2019 5:32 PM ET By Jeff Johnston, Shooting Illustrated Just because your name isn’t “Shotgun Eddie” and you didn’t ride a stagecoach to San Antone in your formative years doesn’t mean you can’t defend your home adequately with little more than a loaded shotgun and the will to use it. Of course, advanced…
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Diversionary Tactics For Home And Personal Defense

August 11, 2019 6:25 PM ET In an armed robbery or a home invasion, it’s likely that criminals will burst upon the scene with a weapon already in-hand. They are expecting compliance and have a ready tool to quickly overcome any resistance they might encounter. Obviously, if they are looking at you, with a gun already in hand, your chances…
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