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Police Shot And Kill Burglar(IN)
wbiw.com ^ | 11 December, 2012 | NA

Posted on 12/11/2012 7:51:46 AM PST by marktwain

(INDIANAPOLIS) - Police shot and killed a burglar found hiding in a family’s basement on Indianapolis’ northeast side Monday night.

Officers were called to a home in the 3800 block of North Arlington Avenue just after 7 p.m.

Family members said they came home to find someone had broken into their home, so they called police and waited for officers to arrive.

When police searched the home, they said they found the burglar hiding in the basement.

Officers struggled with the suspect, and shots were fired, hitting the man.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. His name was not immediately released.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Indiana
KEYWORDS: banglist; burglar; in; police
The police have better resources to confront a burglar in your home.
1 posted on 12/11/2012 7:51:56 AM PST by marktwain
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To: marktwain

One less criminal in the world.


2 posted on 12/11/2012 7:52:45 AM PST by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: marktwain

“Ma’am, that was the biggest rat we’ve seen in years. Shoulda called animal control instead!”


3 posted on 12/11/2012 7:53:31 AM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: marktwain
Police Shot And Kill Burglar(IN)

Wouldn't it be really cool if the people that write headlines ACTUALLY KEPT THE HEADLINE IN THE SAME CASE??!?

Police SHOOT AND KILL Burglar, or Police SHOT AND KILLED Burglar.

You see, as this headline is written, I can only conclude that the police shot a burglar (past tense) but then dragged his wounded body to the station where they are in the process of killing the burglar (present tense).

This sounds like a gross violation of the civil rights of the burglar. Either that, or illiterate morons are the norm at most centers of journalism. One or the other must be true.

4 posted on 12/11/2012 7:59:11 AM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: marktwain

A good outcome. One less maggot who thinks he has a right to walk in and take what is “rightfully” his.


5 posted on 12/11/2012 8:11:30 AM PST by I want the USA back
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To: Lazamataz

Tense. You mean and you are.


6 posted on 12/11/2012 8:12:06 AM PST by Fido969
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To: Lazamataz

That’s because spell check didn’t turn it red so it must be OK.


7 posted on 12/11/2012 8:16:50 AM PST by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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To: Lazamataz
I saw it Laz, but I can not change the headlines. Freerepublic rules.
8 posted on 12/11/2012 8:36:46 AM PST by marktwain
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To: marktwain

Today’s lesson: you burgle, you might die. Thanks for playing our game, but NO parting gifts.


9 posted on 12/11/2012 8:42:28 AM PST by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: marktwain
I harbor no sympathy for burglars, but I am not quite ready to provide the popos with a pass. Shouldn't two male police officers be able to subdue the guy without having to shoot him?

Just because the perp was doing something wrong doesn't mean the police were doing everything right. They seem awfully eager to shoot things these days.

I won't shed any tears for the burglar in the meantime, but I'll wait for more info before making up my mind on this one.

10 posted on 12/11/2012 8:52:28 AM PST by rmh47 (Go Kats! - Got eight? [NRA Life Member])
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To: Lazamataz

Painful to read English composed like this.


11 posted on 12/11/2012 8:54:36 AM PST by gettinolder (Pursue the enemy relentlessly to the limit of every man's endurance.)
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To: marktwain

This would have been a perfect job for a police dog.


12 posted on 12/11/2012 9:31:21 AM PST by Rio (Tempis Fugit.)
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To: Rio; Lazamataz; gettinolder
Painful to read English composed like this.

This would have been a perfect job for a police dog.

I am not sure that a police dog would have done better on the tenses./S

13 posted on 12/11/2012 9:54:36 AM PST by marktwain
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To: marktwain
I bet the burglar never tries that again.
14 posted on 12/11/2012 10:00:49 AM PST by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: TheOldLady
Police Shot And Kill Burglar(IN)

Wouldn't it be really great if the people that write headlines ACTUALLY KEPT THE HEADLINE IN THE SAME TENSE??!?

Police SHOOT AND KILL Burglar, or Police SHOT AND KILLED Burglar.

You see, as this headline is written, I can only conclude that the police shot a burglar (past tense) but then dragged his wounded body to the station where they are in the process of killing the burglar (present tense).


The level of abject illiteracy in journalism is striking. Since journalists are mostly liberal and communist, and since Saul Alinsky teaches to make others live to their own standards, and also that mockery is the most effective weapon a man can wield, I have created the....

The Official "Dem Jernalists Shore Need Skoolin'..." Ping List.

Write a request to join with misspellings and improper grammar, and I shall add you or delete you, corresponding to your expressed desire.

15 posted on 12/12/2012 6:53:59 AM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: Lazamataz

This is not the only example of illiteracy in journalism. I roar with laughter and derision at some of the headlines, even on Fox News.

I get all confused while reading the news to Bryan as he eats his breakfast because of the misuse and misspelling of words.

We have to get the leftists out of our schools. There is no other solution.


16 posted on 12/12/2012 5:07:35 PM PST by TheOldLady
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To: marktwain

“Shot and kill” is considered good grammar?


17 posted on 12/12/2012 5:12:15 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: rmh47
Shouldn't two male police officers be able to subdue the guy without having to shoot him?

Have you considered the possibility that the officers may have been attempting to wrestle a gun from the burglar? The burglar may have been much larger or doped up.

18 posted on 12/12/2012 5:23:53 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (Carry a Gun, It's a Lighter Burden Than Regret)
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To: Alaska Wolf

Per local media reports I’ve seen, they told the guy several times to put his hands up so they could observe him. Instead he went for his pocket. The only problem may have been that the cops weren’t fluent in ebonics so the guy may not have understood.


19 posted on 12/12/2012 5:33:55 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Lazamataz
Hey Laz,
Glad to see I'm not the only one who grinds teeth over some of the grammar on FR.
Thought you might enjoy this:


20 posted on 12/12/2012 5:38:28 PM PST by Cuttnhorse
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To: nascarnation
he went for his pocket.

Suicide by cop.

21 posted on 12/12/2012 5:47:50 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (Carry a Gun, It's a Lighter Burden Than Regret)
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To: Alaska Wolf

22 posted on 12/12/2012 5:55:01 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Alaska Wolf
Have you considered the possibility that the officers may have been attempting to wrestle a gun from the burglar? The burglar may have been much larger or doped up.

Of course I considered that those possibilities could exist. That is precisely why I said I would wait for more info before passing judgement.

This may, indeed, be a righteous shoot...or not.

23 posted on 12/12/2012 7:43:13 PM PST by rmh47 (Go Kats! - Got eight? [NRA Life Member])
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To: rmh47
This may, indeed, be a righteous shoot...or not.

The burglar was probably a family man down on his luck with young children and a wife at home. In a desperate attempt to provide his family with a memorable Christmas he did the unthinkable and broke into a residence. He had every intention of making restitution as soon as Obama helped him to get back on his feet. /S

24 posted on 12/12/2012 10:09:26 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (Carry a Gun, It's a Lighter Burden Than Regret)
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