- Anderson, South Carolina, 12/25/2013, Independent Mail … Billy McCall, 78, was at home when he heard his wife scream. McCall grabbed his .380-caliber handgun and went to his wife's aid. He found that a man had forced his way into their home and seized his wife in a choke hold. The armed intruder fired at McCall striking him in his stomach. McCall returned fire, causing the intruder to flee. The assailant was later dropped off at a local hospital where he died. He had sustained gunshot wounds to his abdomen, leg and chest. McCall is reported in stable condition and is expected to survive the gunshot would he sustained during the home invasion. Mrs. McCall was reportedly uninjured.
- Orrville, Alabama, 1/16/14, Selma-Times-Journal … An armed man entered a Dollar General store one afternoon, waved his gun in the air and threatened to kill everyone in the store. He held a cashier and a customer at gunpoint and ushered them toward a break room area. A customer carrying a concealed handgun then defeated the threat with a single shot. The gunman was struck in the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was reportedly injured.
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