Indianapolis Firefighter Shoots Neighbor In Self-Defense

posted on July 7, 2017

The Hatfields and McCoys have nothing on the Weigles and Kellers. The two neighbors have feuded for years, according to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office. And their last dispute on June 27 ended in gunfire.

The showdown was captured on Dean Keller’s security camera, which shows 59-year-old Jeffrey Weigle walking to a fence line and yelling demeaning remarks at Keller and his wife. Keller, 49, returns the insult as Weigle rides off on a lawn mower. Seconds later, Weigle backs up the mower and pulls a handgun. Keller then fires several shots, which hit Weigle before he begins returning fire. The video ends with Weigle walking away.

“Given the aggression shown by Weigle, it was reasonable for Keller to believe deadly force was necessary,” said Johnson County Prosecutor Brad Cooper. No charges will be filed against Keller, who has argued with Weigle since 2009 over a variety of issues. Keller was uninjured, and the police report stated that Weigle suffered a chest wound.

Latest

6316332543 C54417b0da K
6316332543 C54417b0da K

U.N. Treaty to Curtail Americans’ Rights Lives On Decades Later

Way back in 2001, the United Nations decided to take on the task of trying to restrict the Second Amendment-protected rights of American citizens and that goal continues to live on to this day.

The Armed Citizen® July 12, 2024

True stories of the right to keep and bear arms.

Larry Fleet Is NRA Country

A true hard-working patriot that loves duck hunting as much as he loves music, Fleet is everything that embodies the NRA Country brand of patriotism, love of the outdoors and family.

2024 NRA World Shooting Championship

If you weren’t at the NRA World Shooting Championship at Camp Atterbury, Ind., in April, you can be forgiven for not knowing the name Brian Shanholtz, who catapulted himself into the pantheon of competitive shooting greats.

Gun Skills | Defensive Ammunition, Part 3

Depending on the style of firearm, a bullet’s conformation might make or break the operation; as such, it’s crucial to factor this is when deciding the projectile type that is best for a given situation.



Get the best of America's 1st Freedom delivered to your inbox.