True Stories

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


SUITLAND, Maryland — Police say a Suitland man prevented a burglary at his home this afternoon, by shooting the suspect… Read More >

Changing the Opposition

PONTIAC, Michigan — At 6:30 in the morning, a woman was walking from her car to her office when she… Read More >

Why You Should Pack Your Gun in the Shower

SOMERVILLE, Massachusetts — A Somerville, Massachusetts, resident had just stepped out of his shower when he heard unusual sounds at… Read More >

Party’s Over!

TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma — A Tahlequah man died from one gunshot wound to the chest early Thursday morning, investigators said. Christopher… Read More >

Have It Handy

POMONA, California — Four armed men wearing masks robbed the Central Mart in Pomona, California. One of the robbers fired… Read More >

Neighborhood Watch

CAPE CORAL, Florida — A Cape Coral woman suffered critical injuries when a stranger broke into her house as she… Read More >

What College Should Teach

SALINAS, California — Two men and one woman broke into the apartment of a 20-year-old college student at 5:48 a.m. Read More >

Ax vs. Gun

ANDERSON, South Carolina — Lance Myers of Anderson, South Carolina, awoke around midnight to a thumping sound. He then heard… Read More >

A Little Too Close to Home

JACKSON, Tennessee — Butch Thomas dialed 911 when he looked outside and saw two strange men enter his mother’s nearby… Read More >

No Fairy Tale Here!

GRAHAM, Washington — A man who beat his friend with a baseball bat was in critical condition early Monday after… Read More >

Three Stooges & A Dead Man

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana — Four men broke into an Indianapolis, Indiana, home and confronted the homeowner who fired at the intruders… Read More >

Defense Mode

ROANOKE, Virginia — A Franklin County man was shot to death and a Martinsville man seriously wounded Sunday night after… Read More >

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