Property Manager Shoots Burglar Dead

KLAS-TV, Las Vegas, Nev. 02/26/16

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Property Manager Shoots Burglar Dead
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USA –  -( Somewhere, everyday in the USA, 2100+ people use a gun for self defense, to stop a crime or save the lives of themselves or their family.

“We believe that the American public deserve to understand that on the average, guns save 2,191 lives and are used to thwart crimes every day,” says Alan Gottlieb of the Second Amendment Foundation

Most times you won’t see these tales on the news as it does not fit the main stream media’s story line of “Guns and Gun Owners are Bad“.

This is just one of those stories;

A locksmith called the property manager for a home in Las Vegas, Nev. to alert them that there was a person in the house.

The property manager went to the home and checked the front and backyard of the property. While in the backyard, the property manager encountered a burglar and responded to the threat by drawing a gun. An altercation ensued.

The fist fight goes to the ground, at some point, I don’t know if he regains his footing, but he’s able to retrieve his firearm. The property manager draws his weapon and starts giving verbal commands to the black male and then at that point, he engages in a fist fight, Lt. McGrath said. Then the burglar was shot and killed.

Police discovered tools inside a backpack, which they believe the burglar used to break into the house.

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Whats sad is the antis will classify this as a gun homicide. They don’t use justifiable homicide , since it would lower their numbers of murdered people.


The legal issues do not really matter when your life is on the line. I don’t care if he is convicted and sent to prison, I’m not going to take that into consideration if I’m attacked. If a person on my property attacks me, he will be shot. The old saying sounds cliché but “Better to be tried by twelve than carried by six”.


The problem with the “2.5 million defensive uses annually,” or derivatives like the, “almost 2200 per day ” figure for crimes averted by the use (or presence, and implied use) of guns, is that they are just estimates based on survey data; and survey data, especially on legally and politically loaded topics like firearms, are notoriously inaccurate. While I personally believe the estimate to be fairly accurate, the fact that it is “an estimate” is hard to overcome when arguing with an anti-gunner, or for that matter when arguing on the floor in congress, which makes it relatively useless politically.… Read more »

G Miller

There is an obvious problem with reporting that you only alluded to with your last suggestion. Reporting an altercation and becoming part of a ‘gun’ data base puts you on lists that most people do not ant to be on. Furthermore, it opens the door to either direct scrutiny or later comparisons of people involved in ‘events’ that might (and probably would) end up having consequences down the road. I would love to have more accurate statistics, but like any gun-related data base, it lends itself to abuse. I have never has an occasion to draw my weapon and would… Read more »


I agree, oldshooter. Using less than perfect data sources means weak, useless statistics. If we truly believe in what we say, then get the numbers into the FBI/DOJ database. I’d rather fight over the potential “gun crimes” misuse issue of hard data than use the weak ones we have been using. It may turn out that we are wrong all along. So be it. Let’s let the numbers speak.


Some police departments believe in overzealous prosecution though, so sometime it is better to let sleeping dogs lay.


This would never happen in California! Just another dead property manager, and a free burglar.


I can’t believe the dummy stuck around after seeing the guy had a gun. That’s just stupid. I’ve had a gun pulled on me for turning around on private property before. Ok, maybe I was driving a little fast and it was a boat yard in Florida, and I couldn’t tell you what the guy looked like but even 32 years later I can still describe the gun to you. That’s why I can’t believe the stupidity of people that want to attack someone with a gun.


And another Dumb A$$.


Never bring a tool to a gun fight!

Mark T.

I think it’s important that these stories story’s are followed up with any legal matters that may arise for the shooter. Most of the time these stories just end with the bad guy shot and the shooter is a hero. There is a lot more to it than that and should be followed up so people can make a better judgment call when in these kind of situations.

Biff Sarin

@mac T. Well I do agree with you mostly. I also believe it would be useful to have “legal followup”. However, I don’t think that the legal ramifications should have any bearing on your “judgment call” as to whether you pull a gun and possibly shoot someone. If it comes to the point where I need to pull my gun, I don’t think there would be any doubt in my mind as to whether it was necessary or not and in that moment, I certainly would not want to second guess myself and wind up dead because I stopped to… Read more »