True Stories

Get inspired by true stories of armed self-defense and other real-life incidents involving the use of firearms.

Robbers Pose as Customers
Sten Jackson — January 1, 2004

District Attorney Robert Schwarz refused to charge an Albuquerque, New Mexico, Dunkin’ Donuts employee with any wrongdoing after the armed… Read More

Armed Robber Arrested at Nearby Hospital
Sten Jackson — January 1, 2004

The bandit brazenly barged into the Rochester, New York, market, shoving a gun into the face of the owner’s wife,… Read More

Coming Close to Being with the Lord
Sten Jackson — January 1, 2004

As social unrest spilled across St. Petersburg, Florida, making headlines throughout the nation, criminals rampaged through the community looting businesses… Read More

Woman Shoots Her Yardman
Sten Jackson — January 1, 2004

A 45-year-old Gwinnett County, Georgia, woman carried her gun into the kitchen to investigate a noise. There, she discovered her… Read More

Robber Drops Gun, Makes Quick Retreat
Sten Jackson — January 1, 2004

Lawrence Nelson immediately recognized the man who walked into his San Jose, California, liquor store as the same man who… Read More

Would-Be Robber Surprised by Armed Employees
Sten Jackson — January 1, 2004

When a would-be robber grabbed a customer in an Asheville, North Carolina, store and threatened to kill her if employees… Read More

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