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PA Bill Number: HB777

Title: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions and providing for the offense of sale of firearm or firearm parts without ...

Description: In firearms and other dangerous articles, further providing for definitions and providing for the offense of sale of firearm or firearm parts without ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Apr 12, 2024

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Ohio Self-Defense: Family Dollar employee shoots alleged armed robber, police say :: 04/25/2022

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO/Gray News) - A Family Dollar employee in Ohio said she returned fire at an armed robber after he allegedly shot at her while fleeing the store.


Alabama Self Defense: Suspected burglar shot by Geneva Co. homeowner, sheriff says :: 04/22/2022

Early Friday morning, a Wiregrass homeowner shot an intruder twice with a handgun — after telling him to leave and then a struggle between the two.


Florida Self Defense: Milton man arrested in Pace home invasion spree; homeowner offered shooting lessons :: 04/21/2022

A Milton man was arrested after a Pace home burglary spree early Wednesday evening, Santa Rosa County Sherriff Bob Johnson said in a press conference Thursday morning.


Louisiana Self Defense: Teen carjacker hospitalized after victim shoots back :: 04/18/2022

A 17-year old is in the hospital, and both he and another 17-year old are facing charges after allegedly attempting to carjack a New Orleans man late last week.


Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Home invader posed as cop before victim shot in self-defense :: 04/18/2022

Police in Philadelphia are still trying to sort through all of the evidence in what appears to be an attempted home invasion on Sunday night; one that resulted in one of the home invaders shot and killed by his intended victim.


Massachusetts Self Defense: 14-Year-Old Girl With Knife Confronts Career Criminal In Middleboro Home, Helps Police Catch Him :: 04/15/2022

A 14-year-old girl armed with a knife helped police catch a career criminal who they say broke into her home in Middleboro Friday morning.


Tennessee Self-Defense: Report: Morgan Co, father fatally shot by son defending caretaker :: 04/15/2022

LANCING, Tenn. (WATE) — A Morgan County man was shot and killed by his son on Thursday after the elder man allegedly threatened a caretaker with a large knife, according to District Attorney General Russell Johnson’s office. 


Tennessee Self Defense: Police: Homeowner shoots man in attempted burglary :: 04/12/2022

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Metro Nashville Police Department's Violent Crimes division is investigating an attempted home burglary that took place early Tuesday morning.


Texas Self-Defense: Intruder in Houston posing as health care worker fatally shot during attempted invasion :: 04/12/2022

A Texas man fatally shot a home invader who posed as a health care worker in an attempt to break into the man's mother's home in Houston on Tuesday.


Alabama Self Defense: Homeowner Leaves Early Morning Intruder In Critical Condition With Self-Defense Head Shot :: 04/08/2022

DALE COUNTY, ALABAMA – A man was shot early Wednesday morning while allegedly breaking into a home. According to Dale County Chief Deputy Mason Bynum, Ozark-Dale County 911 received a call around 5:44 a.m. Wednesday. The male caller, a resident in the 5000 block of County Road 14 in the Sylvan Grove community, reported a burglary in progress.  


Pennsylvania Self Defense: Armed Defense by a Customer at the Local Market :: 04/08/2022

U.S.A.-( We start with this news story out of Philadelphia as covered by the local station ABC6 WPVI-TV.


Ohio Self Defense: 'He came at me,' 911 caller says he shot teen in self-defense; homicide investigation underway :: 04/06/2022

DAYTON — Dayton police are investigating the death of an 18-year-old as a homicide case after a 911 caller said he shot the teen in self defense, according to a Dayton police report and a 911 call.


Pennsylvania Self Defense: DA Won’t File Charges In Death Of Man Shot, Killed In Jeannette :: 04/06/2022

JEANNETTE, Pa. (KDKA) – No charges will be filed in the death of a man shot and killed in Jeannette two and a half years ago, the Westmoreland County district attorney announced Wednesday.


Texas Self Defense: Suspect Drops After Getting Shot 5 Times; Then Gets Up and Walks Away :: 04/06/2022

This is body cam footage from an officer-involved shooting on Feb. 23, 2022. While the incident involved police officers responding to a shooting, there are two main takeaways that we, as concealed carriers, can learn from this.


Ohio Self-Defense: 74-year-old Ohio man who sleeps near gun shoots teenage home intruder: I shot him again :: 04/04/2022

A 74-year-old man living in Akron, Ohio, told police he shot a teenager multiple times after he broke into his home last week. 


Pennsylvania Self Defense: Armed Defense at Dollar General :: 04/03/2022

U.S.A. -( We start with this news story out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as covered by local news station CBS3 Philly.


Washington Self Defense: Attempted Robbery Of RV Resident Goes Bad For Suspect And Accomplice :: 04/02/2022

PORT ANGELES, WASHINGTON – A man attempting to rob another was shot by the intended victim’s father during an early morning incident. According to Port Angeles police, it occurred in the 2400 block of U.S. Highway 101.


Michigan Self Defense: Homeowner who shot intruder: ‘Had to do it’ :: 03/31/2022

BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A homeowner who shot and killed a man who tried to break into his home south of Grand Rapids early Thursday said he felt he had no other option.


Pennsylvania Self Defense: Customer shoots, kills armed robber in Philly corner store :: 03/31/2022

A shooting at a corner store near Temple University in Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon was originally believed to have involved a store employee or owner who fired shots at a would-be robber. After further investigation, police now say it was a customer inside the store who shot and killed the armed suspect.


California Self Defense: Police searching for suspects involved in 2 home invasion robberies in Los Angeles area :: 03/30/2022

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A search is underway for the suspects involved in two home invasion robberies that took place just miles apart in Los Angeles overnight.


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