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.
Sheriff Walton said “These guys are very fortunate, they are fortunate to not be dead right now. Especially the intruder that was coming in.”
Aurora police said they encountered an armed man and fatally shot him. That man turned out to be the person who lived in the home..
Miller County Prosecutor Ben Winfrey said the shooting was justified based on the preliminary information his office received, but the case is still under review.
A 68-year-old woman who owns the residence heard a noise inside of her storage building and found the man standing in a corner inside.
Chasing the suspect out of the home in this incident was really risky. Pursuing criminals is always best left to law enforcement. They have the training, the tools, backup in route and free lawyers.
“It was scary. He wanted to shoot me. It was so scary,” noting that it was the first time he had ever fired a gun. When the suspect ran, the clerk called the police.
A Polk County Florida man is facing charges after deputies say he shot a thief stealing beer from the convenience store he co-owns with his father at the Shell gas station…
The suspect ran out of the business and got into the car. A worker with a gun followed him out of the store and took a shot at the car as it left.
As soon as possible, the victim calls 911 and did not chase after his antagonist. Two strong indicators to police that he was not the aggressor.
Ten minutes later, a 35-year-old man with a gunshot wound in his abdomen was dropped off at Swedish Hospital in Ballard and was later transferred to Harborview Medical Center.
It is quite common for intended victims to fire more rounds than they thought under real threat to life stress. If you are calm enough to count shots you are probably not really in danger.
A Goochland County, Virginia, a woman was forced to shoot a New Zealand man attempting to break into her home, wounding him in the neck after repeatedly warning him she had a gun.