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Mother Arrested for Defending Her Life

Decatur, Illinois – Law enforcement officials are holding a mother in jail for defending her life against the father of her child. According to Sgt. Chris Copeland with the Decatur Police Department, officers were dispatched to a report of a gunshot victim arriving at HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital at around 6:50 p.m. When police arrived, […]

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Fire Fighter Charged in CCW Shooting

A fire fighter working for Merrionette Park was charged with felony reckless discharge of a firearm after shooting his legally concealed pistol during what he claims was self-defense situation. According to Patch, Cook County Judge, John Mahoney, released 30-year-old Jeremy Bruno on $10,000 bail and had the public servant placed in an electronic monitoring device […]

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Armed Citizen Fights to Get Job Back After Shooting Ruled Justified

  50-year-old Billy Cowart was found to be acting in self defense for the shooting of 2 coworkers in June of 2016 in the United Auto Workers 551 parking lot. Cowart, who is a licensed concealed carrier and a veteran with “extensive combat training,” was immediately arrested and charged with attempted murder. Cowart was then […]

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