True Stories

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

Crooked Handyman

SPRINGFIELD, Missouri — A series of increasingly violent incidents culminated in the death of a former handyman who broke into… Read More >

Dating Failure

AUSTIN, Texas — Perry Tatsch and his wife were sleeping when a man drove his truck through a gate on… Read More >

Smart Market Employee

PITTSBURG, Pennsylvania — Two men entered Ann’s Market one night in an apparent robbery attempt, and one of them was… Read More >

Get Over It Buddy!

VISTA, California — A man armed with a machete was shot to death yesterday while apparently invading a home where… Read More >

Run Forest Run

Maryland — A gunman forced his way into a house in the first block of Hydroplane Drive in Middle River… Read More >

Diamonds…Not A Man’s Best Friend

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma — Larry Rowell’s jewelry business had been robbed repeatedly. So, police weren’t surprised when they were summoned… Read More >

Democrats For Guns?

EAST CHICAGO, Illinois — A former police officer shot a man whom he said threatened to rob him early Tuesday… Read More >

Drugs Will Hurt You

KINGSPORT, Tennessee — A pharmacist raised the stakes on a man who attempted to rob a drug store at knife… Read More >

How’s My Shooting?

LODI, California — A big-rig driver fatally shot one of two assailants trying to rob him late Wednesday at a… Read More >

Never Give Up

TACOMA, Washington — Police in Tacoma have found the body of a man they believe was killed by a disabled… Read More >

Turning The Table

WARREN, Michigan — A would-be robber got a little more than he bargained for after targeting the wrong motorist at… Read More >

Family Comes First

LURAVILLE, Florida — A Clearwater man was shot and critically injured early Friday morning after a Suwannee County family said… Read More >

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