Guns are not always the best or safest choice for home security. Don’t worry, this post is not intended to stir up debate over the right to bear arms or to protect one’s property with a weapon. Simply, it is a reminder to all that a monitored alarm system, surveillance cameras and deterrents can be safer options.
From accidental shootings to expensive legal trials, homeowners using guns for home security should be aware of the potential mishaps associated with this sort of protection. Continue reading to meet 15 people whose decision to use a gun for home security plunged them into a world of heartache and turmoil.