81-year-old Norman Holley had been allowing his grandson, 34-year-old Michael Holley, to live in his Mesquite, Texas, home.
Having his father’s rifle for nearly 80 years, he says it’s his “pride and joy, as it was my father’s.”
While anti-gun advocates falsely claim very few people use firearms to defend themselves, it’s likely these three senior citizens would argue against that point.
On Sunday, a Marion, Ark., woman in her late 80s received a call at 3:30 in the morning. On the other end of the phone was her alarm company, telling her someone might be in her home. She immediately grabbed her firearm and headed towards the front door.
Around 9 a.m. Monday morning, an 81-year-old Edgewater, Fla., homeowner heard a knock at the door, and the doorbell ringing over and over. After looking outside and not recognizing the visitor, the man retreated to the back of his house. That’s when he heard the shattering glass.
The Lower Paxton Township, Pa., Police spent the better part of Sunday piecing together the sequence of a fatal shooting.
A 79-year-old man from Stanton, Texas, was leaving a convenience store last Friday afternoon when he heard someone speaking from behind him: “It would be best for you to give me the keys; I want your car.” Then there came threats of violence from the attacker, who happened to be armed with a handgun.