” A West Knoxville man shot a suspect in the chest during a home invasion Friday morning.
Homeowner Gary Berthiaume, 59, of Lance Drive, told police he was sitting on his back porch when he noticed a black male peering through the window in his front door.
Berthiaume went inside his house to get a handgun, but when he opened the door, two suspects rushed in and attacked him, forcing him back into a foyer area. “
Gun Carrying Man Ends Stabbing Spree
” A citizen with a gun stopped a knife
wielding man as he began stabbing
people Thursday evening at the
downtown Salt Lake City Smith’s store.
Police say the suspect purchased a
knife inside the store and then turned it into a weapon. Smith’s employee Dorothy Espinoza says, “He pulled it out and stood outside the Smiths in the foyer. And just started stabbingpeople and yelling you killed my people. You killed my people.” “
The Truth About Guns on whether an armed citizen may have stopped James Holmes .
“If Cinemark hadn’t made their business a “gun free” zone, if James Holmes knew he might face that kind of tactical disadvantage during his attack, maybe he would have chosen a different target. Or used explosives instead. Or . . . who knows. But sometimes the best offense is a good defense.”
I posted a link to the article in the LA Times yesterday but I was unable to post the video directly to the site until now . Enjoy …
“Two hooded men, their faces covered, went into a Florida Internet cafe Friday, hefting a baseball bat and toting a handgun. What they couldn’t have expected to encounter was Samuel Williams, a fleet-of-foot senior citizen with a gun.
The two suspects, identified by authorities as DuWayne Henderson and Davis Dawkins, went spinning and running after Williams, 71, dropped to one knee and aimed his .380.
Video of the incident at the Palms Internet Cafe in Ocala, Fla., shows two suspects directing patrons, who have their hands raised. Williams, a grandfatherly looking man in billed cap and shorts, stands, then bends briefly to one knee and begins shooting.”