Skip to comments.Burglary suspect, held at gunpoint, calls 911(TX)
Posted on 12/06/2012 6:48:45 AM PST by marktwain
A Parker County woman called 911 early Tuesday, saying that her husband was outside, holding a burglar at gunpoint.
"Hurry up now, because my husband's fixing to shoot him," the woman said after giving directions to their house near Springtown.
The man with the gun pointed at him had the same idea.
He, too, called 911. "He's going to shoot me," he told the operator.
(Excerpt) Read more at star-telegram.com ...
“Hurry up now, because my husband’s fixing to shoot him,”
...lol! I love Texas!
If this were in the NE the wife would be calling 911 to report her husband was holding an illegal weapon on a person who had run into a bit of bad luck and needs a 2nd chance.
Do you think we can say “Only in Texas” at this point? LOL!
I'd go around the block a few times, to give the husband time.
The article identifies him thus...
They arrested the man in the pickup, identified not as Philip Tanner, but as Christopher Lance Moore, 41, of Bedford.
...along with a booking photograph. Known local n'er-do-well, perhaps?
Well, if the wife says her husband is fixing to shoot the burglar, and the burglar says the same thing.....
Did the husband shoot him? Be a dang shame if the wife and burglar were wrong.
I love that quote, ‘fixing to shoot him’. What’s he doing, loading a musket?
Don't mess with Texas.
I’m fixin’ to retire and move to Texas next month. Can’t hardly wait.
There are some key items left out of the story.
The owner lives with his wife, their newborn, and his wife’s son on a piece of land out in the boonies. No cops or neighbors close by.
The property owner was on the news (Dallas station) last night and said when the moron got into his car; the homeowner got into his truck and blocked any chance he had to get away. During that time he also had his 12 year-old stepson train a shotgun on the intruder’s car and said, “If he gets out to run, shoot him.”
The other big piece of info is the owner asked the intruder what his intentions were when he was in the house, and the intruder replied something along the line of “bad things.” Crazy or not, if someone said something like that to me late I night, he would be, if not dead, in a serious world of pain and discomfort. The owner and son showed remarkable restraint and composure.
And, I'd have had me a new truck after he forfeited his for trespassing in it "in the night-time"...
FReepMail for you...
No way she said “because my husband’s fixing to shoot him,”. More than likey she said fix’in to shoot him.
Before you leave where you are, remember to tell those that you don't like "You can go to hell, I'm going to Texas". ;)
That does happen.
Welcome to Texas. Study up on the gun laws, they are a little weird down here.
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No, actually it was your very lucky day. Your head wasn't blown off from a shotgun blast.
Y’all come down and have a good time. Welcome to Texas.
All my ex’s live in Texas.. YeeHaaaaaa.. :)
Don'tcha just love that the perp calls the lawman, because he knows his butt is in deep trouble, and not the other way around.. Why in the world would anyone want to live anywhere else when we have a Texas..
Yep them house numbers are hard to read after dark. Just park at the cross street and listen . Follow the noise is viable alternative in such events per my experience.
Stay safe Larry !
Thanks. Looking forward to the relocation and a new life. Packing up and closing out here just as fast as I can.
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