Statistics’ tell us the 90 to 95% of intruders flee if warned. That being said the other 5 to 10% don’t. Try to dial 911 as soon as you realize there may be a threat.
The legislature added a law that anyone convicted of a misdemeanor domestic battery loses their right to possess firearms. That right, however, is enshrined the NV Constitution & the U.S. Constitution
The Hot Springs Police Department says the 23-year-old victim was shot in his home during an apparent robbery by two male assailants…
The robbers left the bedroom and went downstairs in search of money. By the time they headed back up the stairway, the homeowner had retrieved his own pistol.
The victim recognized one of the approaching men as an associate of a suspect who had beaten him up him back in January. That assault resulted in the victim being hospitalized.
Attorney Don Green has some comments on some wins and losses for our pro-self-defense and pro-Second Amendment rights this year in Nevada.
A 33-year-old had reportedly forced himself through the home’s back door and attacked the female victim with a sledgehammer and wooden chair.
A 17-year-old passenger pulled a gun and tried to rob the driver. The cab driver pulled out a gun and shot the would-be robber.
You can never tell what a potential intruder is going to do. Normal citizens fall into the trap of believing the criminal will do what they themselves would do if they were the opponent.
So, the resident is supposed to differentiate paintball guns from real firearms in the midst of incoming fire? I wonder if the paint spatter was red?
Records identify the shooter as an officer who was hired in 2015 according to records from the Nevada Private Investigators Board. He has been licensed since 2007.
The intruder has been charged with first-degree burglary, second-degree kidnapping and assault with a deadly weapon and is being held on $102,500 bail.
Police say the suspect could be seen running toward Kenilworth Avenue. Officers brought in a K9 to help track the suspect, but couldn’t locate him.
In the course of the investigation, detectives determined that the intruder had forced entry into the home prior to the victim locating him in the bedroom.
The Denton Record-Chronicle reported on 05-01-19 in Denton Texas, a man fired one shot near two people who were attempting to steal a part from his truck.
According to police, a 17-year-old male juvenile resident knew the would-be intruder from “previous encounters” and knew the intruder possessed a firearm.
Conceal carry holders are trained on how and when to use their weapons, and this outcome could not have gone better, said Ashwaubenon Public Safety Capt. Jody Crocker.
What appears to the intended victim as a simple vehicle theft turns out to be a hardened criminal who no doubt would have killed everyone in the home or nearby just to escape.
Pretty clearly a good self-defense shooting. There could have been additional robbers in the area so running away was not necessarily a bad decision.
The young mother asked the 911 dispatcher “I’ve got two guns in my hand, is it okay to shoot him if he comes in this door?”