By Tom Knighton
A while back, I argued that the AR-15 is a great home defense weapon. I’ve had more than a few people tell me I was off my rocker since then because of that–and a few other things, but those are irrelevant at this moment. This criticism comes despite the number of times people have defended themselves and their homes with AR-15s.
The latest example comes to us from the People’s Republic of Hawaii.
Police responded to a report of shots fired at a Haiku home at about 10:35 p.m. Thursday and found three adult victims who said three males wearing hooded sweatshirts entered their home with one of them brandishing a shiny handgun.
The bandits forced one victim into a bathroom, then walked through the house. A second victim armed himself with an AR-15 rifle and fired a round at the robbers, nearly striking one.
The three suspects fled, firing four gunshots on the way out.
No one was hurt during the robbery, police said. One victim reported the suspects took $3,000.
Police claim they recovered a weapon at the scene. I’m going to assume that refers to one used by the bad guys and not the individual acting in …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms