Almost every major study on the issue has found that Americans use their firearms in self-defense between 500,000 and 3 million times a year.
April 6, Alamogordo, New Mexico: When a man stole a cab from a hotel, the cab company used the car’s GPS system to track the thief’s movements through the rural county. Police said two of the company’s owners used their own truck to chase down the stolen cab, forcing the thief to pull over and run. The owners chased after him with guns drawn, then detained him at gunpoint until police arrived.
The owners of an Alamogordo cab company chased a man suspected of stealing one of their cabs Monday, eventually holding the suspect at gunpoint until authorities arrived.
Andrew Orosco, 26, is charged with one count of unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, one count of concealing identity and two counts of larceny, according to a criminal complaint.
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Click on the image below for the full article from the Heritage Foundation by Amy Swearer, Legal Fellow, Meese Center