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Armed Thug Taken Down by Homeowner with AR-15
WRAL via Youtube ^ | 5/13/14 | WRAL via AllYouCanEatNews

Posted on 05/15/2014 8:08:19 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda

Armed Thug Taken Down by Homeowner with AR-15

Jonathan Haith says he was sleeping in his Henderson, North Carolina, home on Monday morning when heard a light knock on his backdoor. He ignored the noise at first — but a second louder noise coming from the "laundry room area" got his attention in a hurry. The loud bang was the sound of an armed thug kicking in his door. Haith quickly grabbed his AR-15 semi-automatic rifle from under his bed and prepared to confront the unwelcome intruder.

(Excerpt) Read more at youtube.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: ar15; banglist; guns; henderson; jonathanhaith; northcarolina

1 posted on 05/15/2014 8:08:19 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Per the link... Intruder fired a 9 mm at him and he fired back hitting the intruder. Intruder is in critical condition and his partner is in custody.


2 posted on 05/15/2014 8:13:06 PM PDT by tired&retired
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

picked the wrong house


3 posted on 05/15/2014 8:14:03 PM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

I would have loved to have seen the look on the thug’s face as the rounds were being fired at him.


4 posted on 05/15/2014 8:14:27 PM PDT by boycott
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To: tired&retired

...and so yet another young man may die. Another victim of gun violence. Why do people feel they need guns to settle every little dispute? What is it that turns people, like this homeowner, into savage killers? Is it some lust for adventure, the desire to play a real live video game and kill the “bad guys”? I sure hope not, because the “bad guys” here have families that love them, and people that depend on them. One would hope that we all learn something here: Violence is never the solution to a problem.

(how’s that for explaining how a liberal views what happened at the house)


5 posted on 05/15/2014 8:17:40 PM PDT by BobL
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To: BobL

PERFECT ..!!!!


6 posted on 05/15/2014 8:19:05 PM PDT by CyberAnt (True the Vote: MY AMERICA, "... I'm terrified it's slipping away.")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

I love a Happy Ending! :)


7 posted on 05/15/2014 8:19:25 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

He saw a “tall black gentleman with a gun who then fired a shot at me”

Gentleman?


8 posted on 05/15/2014 8:19:26 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

“Nothing was taken from his home...”

Wrong.


9 posted on 05/15/2014 8:21:05 PM PDT by moovova
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Why did he not just call 911 and wait half an hour for the police to arrive instead of using his big bad scary assault weapon to hurt the well meaning intruders?


10 posted on 05/15/2014 8:21:12 PM PDT by TonyM
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

White privilege ya know.


11 posted on 05/15/2014 8:21:31 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: BobL

Ooh, nice. I’d blame the inequality of income between the obviously rich AR owner and the poor guys struggling to make ends meet with a 9mm. He should at least have offered them his gun.


12 posted on 05/15/2014 8:22:14 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
WHAT?

Buy A Shotgun!

13 posted on 05/15/2014 8:29:10 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks ("I can see Putin's bootprint on 0bama's ass from my house"! Sarah Palin)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Glad it worked out for him.

AR-15, AK-47 are dicey for home defense in densely populated areas.

An HK94 with low velocity rounds puts a hurting on the zombie hoard without endangering your neighbors or others in the house as much.

14 posted on 05/15/2014 8:32:28 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: beebuster2000

>> picked the wrong house

That should be every house.


15 posted on 05/15/2014 8:34:10 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

LOL! I always crack up when I see that video, not only from Biden being an idiot, but because there is a woman interviewing him named Kate or Kay who looks just like a man! WHAT THE??


16 posted on 05/15/2014 8:43:35 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Rome2000
AR-15, AK-47 are dicey for home defense in densely populated areas.

AK (7.62x39) has a lot more penetration than the 5.56 in a home environment. Lots of tests have shown at 5.56 tumbles inside of walls with sheet rock, preventing overpenetration out of the walls of a home.

The AR-15 is a fine home-defense weapon. Shotgun might be better, but some (like my wife) are recoil-adverse, and the AR-15 is easy.

17 posted on 05/15/2014 8:43:36 PM PDT by backwoods-engineer (Blog: www.BackwoodsEngineer.com)
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To: backwoods-engineer

45-70, 425 grain, that’s the ticket!

This guy is lucky the guy with the 9mm couldn’t shoot.


18 posted on 05/15/2014 8:51:04 PM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Agree. Mr. Shotgun.


19 posted on 05/15/2014 8:53:37 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

I can’t count how many times I’ve watched it. 3 times since I posted it just tonight.

It totally needs to be an NRA commercial.


20 posted on 05/15/2014 8:53:44 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks ("I can see Putin's bootprint on 0bama's ass from my house"! Sarah Palin)
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To: backwoods-engineer

AR pistol even better.


21 posted on 05/15/2014 8:55:26 PM PDT by MHGinTN
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To: Rome2000

a Hornady V max would probably fragmentate if it hit a wall. Might be worth investigating actually.


22 posted on 05/15/2014 8:58:31 PM PDT by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Oh jeezus, what IS that thing that was acting as host. I tried and tried, but couldn’t figure out if it is male or female. That is a pretty piece.


23 posted on 05/15/2014 9:01:00 PM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: RC one

There is Youtube footage of AR rounds and wall board.


24 posted on 05/15/2014 9:04:58 PM PDT by MHGinTN
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To: backwoods-engineer

Interesting,I will check it out.


25 posted on 05/15/2014 9:11:58 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: Clint N. Suhks
Well, you can tell by the recoil which is the better weapon for a full grown man.

Buy a shotgun!

NOTHING is more effective for home defense if you can handle the recoil.

Sh!t. A Mossberg 500 Tactical can be had for $329 max.

8+1, 20in barrel.

Kicks like a mule. Twice what my 30.06 does. It'll bruise you.

26 posted on 05/15/2014 9:29:36 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Mariner

Low-recoil loads in 12 bore are readily available for those who don’t like to bruise their shoulders.


27 posted on 05/15/2014 9:42:33 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED.)
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To: Rome2000

Frangible lead-free .223 http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/product/AMM-286


28 posted on 05/15/2014 9:48:48 PM PDT by RitchieAprile
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To: 43north
Low recoil loads are effective in a 12guage.

Just not as effective as a 3inch, 00.

29 posted on 05/15/2014 9:52:25 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: MHGinTN
here's someone who tested the 40 grain V max against drywall. It looks like it would be pretty comparable to a shotgun for home defense-V-Max bullets started fragmenting within the first sheet of drywall and completely blew to pieces on their way out of the second sheet, leaving dramatic craters. The fragmentary nature of the round at high velocity would be absolutely devastating at close range IMO. Shot placement would be largely irrelevant.
30 posted on 05/15/2014 9:58:12 PM PDT by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement.)
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To: Mariner

Absolutely! But I wonder how much difference there is between standard and low-recoil loads at close-quarters’ distance?

I know one thing - I wouldn’t want to fire an AR indoors w/o hearing protection!


31 posted on 05/15/2014 10:01:15 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED.)
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To: 43north

Well the lowest “low recoil” load you want to go with is a standard 2 3/4 in some sort of buckshot. If somebody is selling something below 1000FPS it’s not worth the shot and powder to blow it to hell:)


32 posted on 05/15/2014 10:05:06 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: RC one

I have built a backstop for a range in my garage. I’ve been testing the 60 grain Aguila super subsonic. Yes they keyhole from a 1911 .22lr GSG pistol, and yes they dig into the rubber mulch I use to catch the bullets. I’ve about decided that the round out of the very dependable GSG pistol is an idfeal home defense pistol round. I’ve gone ahead and altered the mags to hold fourteen rounds and am loading two mags with the 60 gr bullets, with two additional mags holding HV Federal hollow points. So far, no hiccups!


33 posted on 05/15/2014 10:34:19 PM PDT by MHGinTN
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To: backwoods-engineer

I’ve heard the same thing re: 5.56 tumbling. One comparison floating around on YouTube showed they penetrate less structure than 9mm and 45 ACP, if I remember correctly. You are right about ARs and recoil. My wife loves my AR, in fact she keeps it on her side of the bed. I get the Mossberg 12 on my side...


34 posted on 05/15/2014 10:40:28 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
That media outlet actually did a decent job of reporting the story. Proper
terminology and no sympathetic slant towards the perp. Highly unusual!
35 posted on 05/15/2014 10:41:20 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: Mariner

First shell in my Mossberg is a 7/8 oz rifled slug. Then #1 buck, slug, buck... In other words, hamburger makers. The slugs are there in case I need to shoot past a family member, the dog, etc and I don’t want any stray pellets catching them. Dangerous, yes, but if I have to do that it is already pretty bad. With the mix I’ve got options.


36 posted on 05/15/2014 10:45:13 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: tired&retired
Intruder fired a 9 mm at him...

Fire a gun at someone in Florida while committing a felony and most likely you'll get a 20 year minimum sentence. The prosecutor can waive the minimum, but the judge can't.

37 posted on 05/15/2014 10:54:23 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: MHGinTN
I use those in the AR. Very silent, the bolt is louder than the round with the flash suppressor. Fun to shoot.
Just remember to blow out the lead with a few .223 rounds after.
38 posted on 05/15/2014 11:06:46 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: BobL
The Liberal Rodney King plea: “Why can't we all be friends?”

[Hint: Probably because armed thugs don't think of their victims as “friends”. They are merely targets of opportunity to be plucked.]

39 posted on 05/15/2014 11:11:47 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: backwoods-engineer
I agree. The important thing is to have soft point, or hollow point ammo. Military hardball is ok to practice with or to have for a SHTF scenario.
40 posted on 05/15/2014 11:58:49 PM PDT by MCF (If my home can't be my Castle, then it will be my Alamo.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Should have ended with two dead intruders - but all in all, not bad.


41 posted on 05/16/2014 12:30:02 AM PDT by Fear The People (When the government fears the people, you have LIBERTY.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

As his mother will say, I’m sure he was a good boy.


42 posted on 05/16/2014 1:03:14 AM PDT by kaehurowing (FIGHT BULLYING, UNINSTALL FIREFOX)
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To: kaehurowing

Al and Jessie will assemble a rent a mob if the price is right.


43 posted on 05/16/2014 3:12:03 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: BobL

Thats how a liberal views an armed conflict when someone breaks into YOUR house. They get to use any force necessary (and usually excessive) when someone even THINKS about breaking into THEIR house. Liberals love guns and have no qualms about using them even for trivial matters. Their problem with guns is that you can have them.


44 posted on 05/16/2014 3:49:07 AM PDT by 556x45
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To: Billthedrill

Missed the inequality angle, thanks.


45 posted on 05/16/2014 4:19:13 AM PDT by BobL
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
He saw a “tall black gentleman with a gun who then fired a shot at me” Gentleman?

Why not - telling the truth opens one to claims of racism and hate-thought. I have no problem calling a shot perp a "gentleman" if it makes others feel good. Here's to all the perforated "gentlemen" of the world.

46 posted on 05/16/2014 4:33:57 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: trebb

if it makes others feel good. Here’s to all the perforated “gentlemen” of the world.
= = = = = = = = = = = = = =
In its search for ‘fairness’ MSM is more likely to call the 15 yo attempting an armed robbery Mr. Smith, while calling the 66 yo ‘victim’ Jones or even by first name - with the sympathy angle towards the 15 yo and the ‘animals’ that raised him, not the 66 yo that was/is attempting to raise a family the correct way.

I tell em if you are looking for sympathy, try the dictionary
- it is right between $hIte and $yphilis


47 posted on 05/16/2014 4:44:33 AM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98)"Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until they speak.".)
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To: xrmusn

I just love stories like this before breakfast, makes my day begin with a smile.


48 posted on 05/16/2014 6:04:51 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: MaxMax

My AR mid-length has a 1 in 9 twist, which seems to stabilize the bullet better than out of a 1022 or Sig 522. Out of the 5 inch barrel in the GSG .22lr 1911 the round tumbles within fifteen feet! But that sideways bullet traveling at around 850 et/sec would be effective at in home distances, without over penetrating and hitting a neighbor.


49 posted on 05/16/2014 7:46:28 AM PDT by MHGinTN
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
From Capt. Obvious:

Perps were knocking to find out if homeowners were at home.
Receiving no answer, they then kick their way in.
Common burglary technique.

Note: No pictures of perps. No mention of their priors. The victim is lucky to be alive. Do let the homeowners of Vance County know the disposition of the case. If the DA is (a) not some Affirmative Action Anus, or (b) a Nifong clone, suggest the charge be "Attempted Murder," and "Armed Robbery." Not B&E, or Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

50 posted on 05/16/2014 11:16:16 AM PDT by Kenny Bunk (A gay Muslim foreigner as POTUS? Sure. What could go wrong?)
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