One of the lawful citizens drew his concealed weapon and started to actively defend himself and his father. Two of the three attackers were shot and the third escaped. Luckily in this situation the police as so far acknowledged that the shooting was justified.
Real examples of American gun owners who are justified legally in using their firearms in self-defense of themselves, others, or their property. Firearm related self defense is a reality and this is the proof.
Six recent examples of stories of legally armed citizens who legally drew their firearms in self-defense. It is important for us to remember that we train and prepare for situations that really do happen every day.
Two recent news stories involving home invasions and machetes give contrasting ideas of the role that firearms play both for law abiding citizens and for criminals.
We make an effort to take note of real life situations in which the shooter was justified. These stories help us remember that we are training for real life and we can’t predict or imagine where we might find ourselves when we have to act in defense of ourselves or others.
Sometimes reading these stories helps us remember why we do what we do and how important it is that we train. Here are 5 recent news stories to with you.