Although gun ownership for the purpose of self defense is rarely permitted in Canada, this thread serves to provide examples where the popular AR15 sporting rifle platform was used for defense purposes.
Homeowner's son shoots, kills three would-be burglars using AR15. An example where a family used a semi-automatic AR15 rifle to gain a clear advantage over three dangerous burglars.
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An Illinois man armed with an AR-15 rifle stopped an attack against his neighbor at his apartment complex Monday, WGN reported.
Houston Homeowner shoots at drive-by suspects, killing 2. Violent thugs shoot randomly during neighbourhood drive-by and a homeowner uses the advantage provided by his AR15 rifle to defend his neighbourhood against all three violent thugs. All three thugs are shot with the homeowner suffering no injuries.
Preliminary investigation: Fatal Cheltenham shooting ‘justifiable'. A Cheltenham college student who used an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle to fatally shoot another man who unlawfully entered his apartment acted with legal justification, according to preliminary results of an investigation.
North Carolina 17 year old shoots robber with AR15 rifle in self defense.
Stephen Willeford grabbed his AR-15-style rifle after hearing the gunfire and went over to investigate. Confronting the shooter, Devin Kelley, Willeford shot him in the leg and torso before Kelley dropped his weapon and fled the scene in his SUV.
Footage: Store Owner Defends self and store with AR-15 rifle against 3 armed robbers