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Fort Worth Home Invasion Suspect Shot Dead
myfoxdfw.com ^ | December 29, 2011 | Alice Wolke

Posted on 12/30/2011 5:28:53 AM PST by tuffydoodle

FORT WORTH - A woman shot and killed an home intruder in her exclusive Fort Worth neighborhood early Thursday morning, according to police.

Officers first received reports of a prowler in the 6700 block of Fortune Road near the Ridglea Country Club about 3:30 a.m.

According to Fort Worth Police Public Information Officer Sharron Neal, the woman, who was home alone, told police that someone rang her doorbell, then broke into her home.

Before she dialed 911, the woman reportedly called her husband, who was away traveling. He advised her to retrieve a gun kept in the home for protection.

Officer Neal said when officers arrived a few minutes later, they found a man inside the home with a gunshot wound to the torso.

The suspect, identified as 29-year-old James Green of Fort Worth, was rushed to John Peter Smith Hospital, where he later died.

Officer Neal also said the family had recently purchased the home.

Fort Worth police were interviewing the woman at downtown headquarters.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: crime; homeinvasion; shooting

1 posted on 12/30/2011 5:28:57 AM PST by tuffydoodle
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To: tuffydoodle
Fort Worth Home Invasion Suspect Shot Dead
2 posted on 12/30/2011 5:33:25 AM PST by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Vaquero

Here’s the money sentence...”Officer Neal said when officers arrived a few minutes later”. Perp ends up with a hole in the torso instead of home owner. Happy ending and a Top 3 winning argument against gun control.


3 posted on 12/30/2011 5:37:43 AM PST by albie
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To: Vaquero

He was just in the wrong house. He was looking for a friend’s house down the street. But she did not know that. Do not go into a house that you are not sure of.


4 posted on 12/30/2011 5:39:25 AM PST by rstrahan
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To: albie

5 posted on 12/30/2011 5:40:15 AM PST by BOBWADE
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To: tuffydoodle

I heard the ‘calling sequence’ was quite different.

She called her husband.

She called her lawyer.

She ordered a pizza.

She called the police to report ‘someone is trying to break in.”

When police arrived the ‘breaker inner (hmmm) was assuming room temperature, she was eating pizza with her lawyer..


6 posted on 12/30/2011 5:41:49 AM PST by xrmusn ((6/98) EGOIST - A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me. A. Bierce)
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To: rstrahan

“He was just in the wrong house. He was looking for a friend’s house down the street. But she did not know that. Do not go into a house that you are not sure of.”

Especially at 3:30 in the morning. They didn’t mention on the news that the intruder was simply at the wrong house. I wonder why he broke in?


7 posted on 12/30/2011 5:46:37 AM PST by tuffydoodle (Shut up voices, or I'll poke you with a Q-Tip again.)
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To: tuffydoodle
A woman shot and killed an home intruder in her exclusive Fort Worth neighborhood

Three guesses as to why that word was included in the story:
1) She is rich, and deserved to get robbed.
2) She is rich, and can afford to be robbed.
3) She is rich, and should not mind spreading her wealth around.

Pffft.
BANG!
Cleaning up the world, one perp at a time.

8 posted on 12/30/2011 5:47:51 AM PST by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party Of No! No Socialism - No Fascism - Nobama - No Way!)
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To: albie
The "....few minutes later" comment also jumped right out at me.

Reminds me of the bumper sticker, "when seconds count, help is only minutes away."
9 posted on 12/30/2011 5:52:27 AM PST by MDspinboyredux
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To: grobdriver

Maybe the word “exclusive” was included because “exclusive neighborhoods” are supposed to be safe and well guarded but they really aren’t. All part of the MSM attempt to keep us all scared to death and watching the nightly news to see what is going on.

BREAKING NEWS!!!! We are all DOOMED!


10 posted on 12/30/2011 5:57:39 AM PST by Ditter
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To: tuffydoodle

Score one point for honest citizens, zero for scum with a death wish that want to invade your home.


11 posted on 12/30/2011 6:03:34 AM PST by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: tuffydoodle
The only way to deal with vermin like these!
12 posted on 12/30/2011 6:15:58 AM PST by DarthVader (That which supports Barack Hussein Obama must be sterilized and there are NO exceptions!)
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To: grobdriver
More...

4) She is rich, and should not mind being terrified in her own home.

5) She is rich, and should not mind having her life put in danger by an unknown thug.

6) She is rich, and should not mind possibly being molested in way that would ruin the rest of her life and cause near sleepless nights for decades.

7) She is rich, and should not mind possibly being disabled by a drug-addled Democrat with an illegally obtained gun. Of course, she should not be allowed access to a gun through proper channels...that would be too dangerous

13 posted on 12/30/2011 6:18:37 AM PST by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: tuffydoodle
Especially at 3:30 in the morning. They didn’t mention on the news that the intruder was simply at the wrong house. I wonder why he broke in?

His girlfriend lived next door. He had been out drinking and pulled up next door to the wrong house. He knocked/rang the front door, then went to the back yard and entered in the back door. He was shot soon after.

The homeowner did what any person in their right mind would do. The guy made a stupid deadly drunk mistake. I feel badly for both women.

14 posted on 12/30/2011 6:23:22 AM PST by GOPyouth ("We're buying shrimp, guys. Come on." - Dear Leader)
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To: GOPyouth; tuffydoodle
His girlfriend lived next door. He had been out drinking and pulled up next door to the wrong house.....

...For a 3:30AM Booty Call...

He knocked/rang the front door, then went to the back yard and entered in the back door.

...For a 3:30AM Booty Call...

He was shot soon after.

...For a 3:30AM Booty Call...

Whether it's a politician or not, thinking with your d!k can have serious consequences.

15 posted on 12/30/2011 6:37:09 AM PST by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: sam_paine
A man I worked with was stabbed trying to make a drunken booty-call late at night. Apparently getting extremely liqueured up and going out looking for some loving in the middle of the night is not a great idea.
16 posted on 12/30/2011 7:23:49 AM PST by dog breath
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To: rstrahan
He was just in the wrong house. He was looking for a friend’s house down the street.

Was this reported anywhere? I hadn't heard this aspect to the story and I live in the same neighborhood in FW, very near this house in fact. Thanks.

17 posted on 12/30/2011 7:26:46 AM PST by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius, (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: dog breath
Apparently getting extremely liqueured up and going out looking for some loving in the middle of the night is not a great idea.

Getting liquored up late at night and looking for some lovin in the safety of your own home is not always a great idea depending on her mood!

18 posted on 12/30/2011 7:28:30 AM PST by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: tuffydoodle

The same thing happened in western NY last year: http://www.buffalonews.com/city/article40876.ece


19 posted on 12/30/2011 7:32:55 AM PST by NYpeanut
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To: sam_paine; dog breath

And, as many women could tell you, “love” with a drunk never results in satisfaction for anyone.


20 posted on 12/30/2011 7:42:11 AM PST by NYpeanut
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To: Menehune56; All; GOPyouth
This was reported yesterday by a freeper (GOPyouth) who works with the woman the guy was trying to visit.

I posted the following yesterday:

Did you folks see this thread?

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2826330/posts

Look at post #6 from GOPyouth, which I copy here: To: George from New England

There was a deadly mistake made upon the deceased. It was truly an accident on his part, and I do not blame the woman who fired.

The deceased man was arriving to see my co-worker. She lives next door to the house, which looks pretty much like her house. He never showed, so she went on to bed. He went next door (thinking it was my co-worker’s house) and knocked, but Wendy obviously didn’t answer. He opened the door and went inside, which is when he was shot. My co-worker didn’t know about this until the media showed up at our work today asking questions.

6 posted on Thursday, December 29, 2011 12:11:05 PM by GOPyouth

21 posted on 12/30/2011 8:55:03 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Right Wing Assault

If that is true, what a sadly fatal mistake to make. He don’t only got himself killed with that stupid decision, he placed an innocent woman in total fear for her life and in the postition of defending herself.

I hope victim keeps it all in proper persepective because 20/20 hindsight in this case, is always going to be painful. Anti-self defenders that she encounters during this period are going to be viscious to her and try to plant as much self condemnation as possible. God help her!


22 posted on 12/30/2011 9:44:37 AM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Menehune56

You live in Ridglea Country Club? I’m from FW and went to Western Hills High School.


23 posted on 12/30/2011 12:27:08 PM PST by tuffydoodle (Shut up voices, or I'll poke you with a Q-Tip again.)
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To: rstrahan
He was just in the wrong house.

That's for sure. He won't make that mistake again.

24 posted on 12/31/2011 6:04:15 AM PST by PAR35
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To: PAR35

That was funny.


25 posted on 12/31/2011 4:32:54 PM PST by tuffydoodle (Shut up voices, or I'll poke you with a Q-Tip again.)
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