Skip to comments.Another burglar killed breaking into home(OK)
Posted on 03/03/2012 7:34:16 AM PST by marktwain
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Police have identified an Oklahoma City man who was fatally shot Wednesday night by a woman who said he was trying to break into her house. Jose Hernandez, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene in the 600 block of SW 51st St. just after 10 p.m. Thursday.
James Arnette lives across the street and heard the gun shots.
"So I run back outside and she's on the porch and she said 'I just shot somebody, James.' I said, 'What?' I said, 'Well call 9-1-1.' She said, 'I am, I am," he said.
Police say the homeowner who shot Hernandez was 66-year-old Dianne Stracener.
"She was very nervous," Arnette said. "I said, 'Are you OK?' And she was just shaking and trembling. I said, 'It's going to be OK.'"
Police say Stracener was investigating noises she heard around her home when she encountered Hernandez near her front door.
They say he made his way inside her house, became involved in a physical struggle with her and was shot by Stracener out of self-defense.
His body was found on the front porch.
"Obviously if she felt threatened, if she felt that she had the risk of some type of bodily harm or even death, she did have the right to defend herself there on her property," OKC Police Sgt. Jennifer Wardlow said.
Thursday morning, James says he found a bullet next to his garage that police told him came from across the street.
"If it would've happened to me, I would've done the same thing," Arnette said. "At that time, you want to do the best thing you can to stop something like that and that 'Make My Day' law, that's what it's all about."
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Another young thug who failed to recognize the inherent danger of messing with us older people: we won’t fight you, we will just shoot you dead.
I love a happy start to my day like this!
I hope this event doesn’t make her lose sleep during her remaining years, and that she can find solace in the good deed she’s performed for the rest of law-abiding society.
Just the kind of lady we need more of.
I wonder what the immigration status of Mr. Jose Hernandez is...err, I mean was ....
That was nice of them to name the shooter, now Jose’s friends will have an easier time finding her.
You can always tell we’re getting close to a full moon when you see news like this posted on FR. This is the third article of the same kind I’ve read here this morning.
Happy hunting to all of the law-abiding who are confronted in this manner.
I might think it is called, “ baiting the trap”!
The Spider and the Fly
Will you walk into my parlour?” said the Spider to the Fly,
‘Tis the prettiest little parlour that ever you did spy;
The way into my parlour is up a winding stair,
And I’ve a many curious things to shew when you are there.”
Oh no, no,” said the little Fly, “to ask me is in vain,
For who goes up your winding stair can ne’er come down again.”
In many cases there are good reasons why old people get to be old.
1 down, 186,395 to go. Hey, it’s a good start!
Now chalk one up for “urban renewal”!
Help wanted, Taco Bell...