True Stories

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

Absolutely Self-Defense

Sten Jackson — March 1, 2004

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida — Wearing a blue scarf that concealed his mouth and nose, the man who entered the Food… Read More

Football Debt Turns Violent

Sten Jackson — January 1, 2004

Gunshots erupted in the evening tranquility of the Colorado Springs, Colorado, neighborhood after an argument over a football debt turned… Read More

Thugs Arrested and Charged

Sten Jackson — January 1, 2004

The gun shoved in night manager Eric Golden’s face during a robbery two weeks before at the Nashville, Tennessee, restaurant… Read More

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