For Those Who Live in an Urban or Suburban environ, THIS is for YOU!
A shotgun gives one a certain piece of mind when outnumbered or when one really wants, no NEEDS, to bring the hurt on bad actors. It's kinda why the po-po still carry them in their cruisers along with their M4's. If it's good enough for them, wellllllllll, I'm thinkin' it's good enough for us, in the right application.
Don't get me wrong; I still have my 'go to' AR, pistol, and semi-precision SART (Surgical A$$hole Removal Tool). The shotgun rounds things out nicely, though.
The picture below is an inertia driven Stoeger M3000 Defense Freedom Series 12 Gauge 'Up Close and Personal' Mutant Raider Deterrent. I'm likin' it!