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Shooting at Convenience Store Leaves One Dead, Another Seriously Injured: A Lesson on Overpenetration and Ammunition Choices

PONTIAC, MI – A shooting at a convenience store in Pontiac on Tuesday night left a man dead and his girlfriend seriously injured, raising important considerations about ammunition choices in self-defense situations. According to the Royal Oak Tribune, the incident occurred shortly before 11:30 p.m. in the 600 block of Cesar Chavez. The alleged shooter, a 21-year-old Pontiac man, was…

Oakland Homeowner Arrested After Shooting Robbery Suspect with Stolen Colt Python

OAKLAND, CA – A 77-year-old homeowner was arrested after shooting and killing a robbery suspect in East Oakland, prompting a legal review to determine whether the act was justified as self-defense. The incident occurred just before 6 p.m. on Monday at the intersection of 98th Avenue and Burr Street. According to police, two men and a woman arrived at the…

Homeowner Holds Suspect at Gunpoint After Firing Warning Shot in Air During Burglary Incident

ARCADIA, CA – A burglary suspect was held at gunpoint by a homeowner after a warning shot was fired into the air during a confrontation late Sunday night in the San Gabriel Valley. Police responded to a call about a residential burglary on the 400 block of Walnut Avenue shortly before midnight. Upon arrival, they discovered that several suspects had…

15 Year Old Shoots Father in Defense of Mother During Domestic Assault in Missouri

EDWARDS, MO – A domestic violence incident in Arrowhead Estates turned fatal when a 15-year-old boy shot his father while defending his mother from a physical assault. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office reported that the incident occurred on the night of June 4, 2024. At approximately 10:42 PM, Kathleen “Dawn” Burr, 49, called 911 to report that her husband, Nicholas…

Pensacola Woman Shoots Assailant in Self-Defense During Domestic Dispute

PENSACOLA, FL – A domestic altercation resulted in a woman defending herself by shooting her assailant on the afternoon of May 4. The suspect, identified as 34-year-old Denard Smith, was later arrested and charged with battery and aggravated assault. The incident occurred just before 5 p.m. when deputies responded to a domestic violence call. According to the local media, the…

Concealed Carry Holder Shoots Assailant Who Pulled a Gun on Him in Road Rage Incident in Illinois

CRESTWOOD, IL – A road rage incident escalated to a fatal shooting on Monday afternoon, leaving a 35-year-old man dead. Crestwood Police Officers responded to the area of 132nd and Cicero around 3:02 P.M. after receiving reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers discovered the man in traumatic arrest. Immediate aid, including CPR, was provided by officers until Crestwood Fire…

Nude Assailant Shot by Rideshare Driver in Self-Defense During Violent Attack; Uber Suspends Driver

STANTON, CA – A violent confrontation in a normally quiet Stanton neighborhood led to a rideshare driver shooting a nude assailant in self-defense on Sunday night, according to witnesses and law enforcement. The incident unfolded shortly before 8 p.m. in the 7000 block of Custer Way. Witnesses reported seeing a man, later identified as the suspect, violently assaulting a woman.…

19-Year-Old Arrested with Illegally Modified Glock in Dual Carjacking and Shooting Spree

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — A swift and coordinated effort by Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) detectives and officers led to the arrest of 19-year-old Bryant Hoskins on Wednesday. Hoskins is suspected of involvement in a violent shooting and carjacking incident that occurred early Wednesday morning, as well as a separate carjacking earlier in the month. The events leading to Hoskins’s arrest…