Skip to comments.Islander shoots trespasser(TX)
Posted on 09/10/2012 11:42:32 AM PDT by marktwain
GALVESTON A man caught trespassing on private property in Galveston on Friday night was shot by a resident but did not suffer life-threatening wounds, Galveston police Lt. Michael Gray said.
The resident of the 2100 block of Avenue P home told police he heard a commotion in the backyard about 9:30 p.m. and found Sergio Rojas, 24, in the backyard. The two did not know each other. The resident shot Rojas once in the arm. A second bullet possibly grazed Rojas in the forehead, Gray said.
Police found Rojas, who was conscious and coherent, inside a garage apartment on the property and transported him to the University of Texas Medical Branch for treatment.
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Sounds more like malicious mischief, which according to
Texas law a property owner can use deadly force to stop. So the long and short of it is you’d best get drunk on your own damned property; ‘cause if you decide to go on a toot and tear up sh!t in my yard, I am justified in scattering your brains across the lawn.
Welcome to Texas, now get off my property.
“Texas takes trespass seriously.”
Just remember, Texas Law says “after dark”.