True Stories

Get inspired by true stories of armed self-defense and other real-life incidents involving the use of firearms. Plus, stay abreast of firearms-related news and events across the country and around the world.


USCCA Editor — July 1, 2008

Juan Ibarra, a roofer, was hitching a trailer to his pickup when a robber came up behind him and shoved… Read More

Should’ve Hailed a Cab

USCCA Editor — July 1, 2008

Surveillance video from a Memphis gas station shows what happened to a would-be carjacker. The suspect approached the victim’s vehicle… Read More

His Pipe Shot Bullets

USCCA Editor — July 1, 2008

A 30-year-old man decided a central Mesa store would be an easy target for a robbery. He demanded money and… Read More

Pawn Shop Robbery

USCCA Editor — July 1, 2008

A robber stormed into David Gardner’s pawn shop, smashed display cases and stole goods. Gardner grabbed his gun and opened… Read More

These Stores Deliver…On Target

USCCA Editor — July 1, 2008

There has been a rash of armed robberies lately in the East Bay area of California. Ed’s Liquors in Oakland… Read More

He Said Stop

USCCA Editor — July 1, 2008

Kenneth Ross Jr. of Greet, South Carolina confronted his estranged wife and a male friend outside her home in Spartanburg. Read More