True Stories

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

Bank Robber Captured

KELSO, Washington — Cowlitz County sheriff’s say they have taken a bank robbery suspect who has been on the loose,… Read More >

Retired NYC Firefighter Shoots Suspect

BOWIE, Arizona — The man being credited with stopping the accused kidnapper is no stranger to danger. He moved to… Read More >

Robbery Suspect Dead After Battle

SOUTH HOUSTON, Texas — Police say a man found shot to death in south Houston early today is believed to… Read More >

Store Owner Fires in Defense

SOUTHFIELD, Michigan — A 17-year-old robbery suspect died late Thursday or early Friday after he suffered a gunshot wound when… Read More >

Failed Robbery Attempt

An armed, masked man walked up to a 52-year-old employee, but ran away when the employee produced a gun… Read More >

In the Fight for Your LIfe

MACOMB, Illinois — Leonard Gamage is sore today, which is understandable since he spent more than 45 minutes fighting off… Read More >

Justified Defense

ALBANY, Oregon — An Albany homeowner shot a 17-year-old boy early Saturday after the boy and another teenager apparently stole… Read More >

Refuse to be a Victim

ALDINE, Texas — A 79-year-old homeowner shot and killed a man who broke into his Aldine area home early today,… Read More >

To the Rescue

SPARKS, Nevada — A man broke into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment and threatened her and a friend before he was shot… Read More >

Helping a Friend

COLUMBUS, Georgia — A Columbus construction worker accused of shooting another man in April was acquitted of all charges Tuesday… Read More >

Be Ready for Anything

BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania — He scared off attackers by firing a gun, police say. A 29-year-old city man was stabbed in… Read More >

Watch Your Back

PAHRUMP, Nevada — Pahrump Valley Times outdoors columnist Dan Simmons shot and wounded an intruder Tuesday morning during a terrifying… Read More >

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