South Carolina Homeowner Shoots Intruder

posted on December 23, 2015

First he tried to gain entrance through the front door. When that attempt failed, he went around back and tried another door. By that time, the homeowner was ready.

Eric Smith, 24, was attempting to break into a residence in Richland County, S.C. It was around 2 p.m. on a Saturday afternoon, and the homeowner was home. Upon hearing the sounds of someone trying to get into his house, he went and got his gun. By that time, Smith had moved around to the back door and was trying to get in that way. The homeowner then fired his handgun, striking Smith in the lower body.

Smith was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. When released, he’ll be charged with burglary first-degree. And we can only think the armed homeowner is thankful to be safe and unharmed after stopping the threat.

Latest

crimescene-1.jpeg
crimescene-1.jpeg

Mainstream Media Blames Crime on Recent SCOTUS Decision

Some in the mainstream media seem to be insinuating that recent crimes are somehow the result of a recent Supreme Court decision.

NRA Releases Statement on Rahimi Decision

Today, in United States v. Rahimi, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the federal prohibition on firearms possession by individuals subject to domestic violence restraining orders.

A Declaration of Independence From Joe Biden

It is incumbent upon an electorate to decline to reelect a president who has failed in his civic responsibilities.

Murder Capital USA

Those aligned with Biden’s policies have failed in their basic duty to keep Americans safe. This is painfully evident in our nation’s capital.

These Gun Owners Say Good Things About Our Future

Women are embracing their Second Amendment rights like never before. Whatever their motivations, it’s worth looking at the impact this demographic change might portend.

The Biggest Legislative Wins So Far in 2024

The NRA fights not only in Congress, but throughout state legislatures across to nation. Here are some notable wins from this year alone.



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