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80-Year-Old Man Thwarts Home Invasion, Shooting 1 of 2 Suspects

On Jan. 30, 2023, a home invasion at an apartment complex near Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport was thwarted when the 80-year-old victim successfully defended himself with a firearm. The victim was inside his home on West Catherine Avenue when two suspects, one male, and one female, attempted to enter the residence without permission around 10:30 a.m. A physical altercation ensued,…

Florida Man Fatally Shot By Homeowner After Climbing Through Window

A 34-year-old man forcefully entered a home in Lady Lake, FL, through a window on January 2, 2023. There was a confrontation between the intruder and the homeowner ending with the homeowner shooting the intruder. The Lake County Sheriff’s Department responded to the call at approximately 5:30 PM and declared it a self-defense shooting. The intruder was pronounced dead at…

Woman Shoots Intruder in Self-Defense the Day After Buying a Revolver

If you are considering getting a firearm for personal protection but haven’t pulled the trigger yet (pun intended), then now is the time to get one. Had this woman waited just one more day, who knows how this story would have unfolded? A 22-year-old man with a history of alcohol substance abuse became heavily intoxicated and tried to force his…