A woman was in the shower when she heard her two children screaming from the living room.
A laundromat employee was forced to respond to a physical attack.
As one of the most popular guns in the United States, .22 LR rifles have been pressed into service as defensive tools in sticky situations.
When a woman confronted a group of thugs attempting to break into her vehicle, one of them pointed a gun at her.
A woman who was being assaulted shot her attacker in the leg,
A robber attacked a store clerk with a knife, but the intended victim had a gun.
A man attempted to break into a woman's home with her three children inside.
A woman was outside watering her garden when a man approached her and demanded her car.
A man who had been stalking a woman broke into her home, armed with a pry bar, handcuffs, binoculars and knives.
A woman was attacked by another woman in a busy grocery store.