Attorney Don Green has some comments on some wins and losses for our pro-self-defense and pro-Second Amendment rights this year in Nevada.
A 33-year-old had reportedly forced himself through the home’s back door and attacked the female victim with a sledgehammer and wooden chair.
A 17-year-old passenger pulled a gun and tried to rob the driver. The cab driver pulled out a gun and shot the would-be robber.
You can never tell what a potential intruder is going to do. Normal citizens fall into the trap of believing the criminal will do what they themselves would do if they were the opponent.
So, the resident is supposed to differentiate paintball guns from real firearms in the midst of incoming fire? I wonder if the paint spatter was red?
Records identify the shooter as an officer who was hired in 2015 according to records from the Nevada Private Investigators Board. He has been licensed since 2007.
The intruder has been charged with first-degree burglary, second-degree kidnapping and assault with a deadly weapon and is being held on $102,500 bail.
Police say the suspect could be seen running toward Kenilworth Avenue. Officers brought in a K9 to help track the suspect, but couldn’t locate him.
In the course of the investigation, detectives determined that the intruder had forced entry into the home prior to the victim locating him in the bedroom.
The Denton Record-Chronicle reported on 05-01-19 in Denton Texas, a man fired one shot near two people who were attempting to steal a part from his truck.
According to police, a 17-year-old male juvenile resident knew the would-be intruder from “previous encounters” and knew the intruder possessed a firearm.
Conceal carry holders are trained on how and when to use their weapons, and this outcome could not have gone better, said Ashwaubenon Public Safety Capt. Jody Crocker.
What appears to the intended victim as a simple vehicle theft turns out to be a hardened criminal who no doubt would have killed everyone in the home or nearby just to escape.
Pretty clearly a good self-defense shooting. There could have been additional robbers in the area so running away was not necessarily a bad decision.
The young mother asked the 911 dispatcher “I’ve got two guns in my hand, is it okay to shoot him if he comes in this door?”
The girlfriend told investigators that her boyfriend had assaulted her and ultimately fired a gun at her. She stated that she shot him immediately after he fired a handgun at her.
This was a month after the owner’s wife was wounded by an armed would-be robber when she and the robber exchanged gunfire.
The resident kept his gun in his pocket and ordered the intruder to get out of his home. The suspect responded, “I need a towel” and then walked out the front door, saying he had the wrong house.
The knife fell to the ground, feet away from the men. The male suspect told his 23-year-old female accomplice to stab the officer. She picked up the knife and began was moving toward the officer
Police said a man walked into the Star Bright Pharmacy on Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road around 8:20 in the evening wearing a mask and gloves…
When police arrived on the scene at the Forest Drive and Two Notch Road restaurant at about 11 p.m., they found the suspect on the ground.
Apparently another case of “Road Rage”. This is why citizens carry firearms for self-defense. Clearly, if he had not been armed, he would be dead.
When officers arrived, they found a 27-year-old male subject lying on the apartment floor. The fatal shooting of the decedent at the Castle Point Apartments was a justifiable homicide and no charges.
The homeowner, who was armed, pulled a gun out and tried to detain the two men. They, in turn, attacked the homeowner and tried to disarm him.
Police said a 47-year-old passenger was threatening the driver. He tried to attack the driver while purposely grabbing the steering wheel.