Armed Self-defense in West Virginia

The shooting happened on the guy’s property. Deputies investigating shooting in Kanawha County

Deputies say the evidence at the scene appears to back up the shooter’s statement that the person was acting in self defense. At this time, deputies say, no charged are expected to be filed against the shooter.

The guy who got shot is in a local hospital, and he is expected to survive.

It took the police a little more than 12 hours to see the evidence lined up with self-defense. It can some jurisdictions 12 months to admit they can’t charge a man for defending himself.

Self-defense is a human-right.

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If You Are Favored With a Warning Shot, You Really Should Heed It

This guy didn’t. Of course I’m not big on warning shots. I think this is mostly because they have been illegal in several of the places where I’ve lived. Bunker Hill homeowner shoots burglary suspect in leg | West Virginia | heraldmailmedia.com

A Bunker Hill homeowner shot a burglary suspect in the leg Sunday morning after the alleged intruder failed to heed a warning shot, Berkeley County (W.Va.) Sheriff Curtis Keller said.

He was treated at a local hospital, and is now being held in the regional lockup. The homeowner has not been charged.

Self-defense is a human-right. Good Guys 1, Bad Guys 0.

Good Guys 1, Bad Guys 0

How should an 82-year-old defend himself against a 24-year-old assailant? Without access to a firearm, that is. Deputies: Man killed by homeowner after apparent home invasion

He’s working in his garage, when a 24-year-old breaks in through a window and threatens him. Good thing he was armed.

The homeowner shot the intruder, according to deputies, killing him.

Without access to firearms, the old and the infirm would be at the mercy of the young and the violent. The small could be overpowered by the large, and anyone can be overpowered by multiple assailants. The reason we use tools is so that we don’t have to face the reality of the jungle with just our bare hands.

No charges are expected against the homeowner, because self-defense is a human-right.

Good Guys 3, Bad Guys 0

They thought it was a good idea to commit home-invasion. They thought wrong. Home intruders beat up, knock out resident. But his younger brother comes to the rescue with a gun.

A West Virginia man came home Saturday morning to very unwelcome guests — three intruders inside his Logan residence who he said charged at him, held him down, choked him, kicked him and knocked him out after slamming a gun on his head.

It could have gone very bad for that guy, but they didn’t count on one thing. Adam Jones, the intended-victim’s younger brother.

Jones said he fired a warning shot over the head of one of the crooks, wounded two of them — and all three hightailed it out of the house.

All three bad guys are in jail. Two made a stop-off at a local hospital first. Self-defense is a human-right.

2 Out of 3 Ain’t Bad

Though all 3 are in custody, so we could file this under “Good Guys 3, Bad Guys 0.” Police: Two shot during home invasion in Logan County

You might say they suffered a breakdown of the victim-selection process.

Logan Police tell WSAZ three people tried to break into a home and two of them were shot by the homeowner.

The two who got shot were released from the hospital after being treated for “non-life-threatening” injuries. All three invaders are in the county jail. (Excuse me, “Regional Jail.”)

I love it when the good guys win and the bad guys end up behind bars.

If You Break Into Homes, You Will Eventually Find and Armed Homeowner

You should not be surprised by what happens. Culloden man shot during alleged robbery attempt

Police were called to a residence by the homeowner. They found one guy on the ground with a gunshot wound. (He is in critical condition.) The other would-be bad-guy ran away.

Self-defense is a human-right.

Elderly Man Shoots Intruder

How is a 78-year-old, described by his daughter as being sickly, supposed to defend himself without a firearm? UPDATE: Elderly man shoots alleged intruder; family says this isn’t his first break-in

This same set of “individuals” robbed this guy before.

Quinn says that’s because he knew better. She says this wasn’t the first time this has happened to her dad.

Back on Aug. 31, Quinn says Dunlap and a man broke into Foster’s home and stole about $20,000 in cash, as well as his bank account information.

“They stole all of his identity, his credit cards,” Quinn said. “We had two months, three months of nothing but hell.

So this time he was ready with a firearm.

Quinn is glad her father defended himself this time. Otherwise, she fears he may be killed next time.

“Shoot ’em,” Quinn said. “That’s what I’ve told him from the get-go. Shoot ’em. Then we’ll call the cops and we’ll sort it out.”

At this time, deputies say it doesn’t appear Foster did anything unlawful.

Police know at least one of the individuals, and are searching.

Self-defense is a human right.