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‘Shoot Him Again! Shoot Him!’: Husband Coaches Wife to Shoot Home Invader in Chilling 911 Audio
The Blaze ^ | Jan. 10, 2013 | Jason Howerton

Posted on 01/10/2013 4:28:16 PM PST by Ben Mugged

Police have released audio from a 911 call made during a home invasion in Georgia, in which a concerned husband tells his wife to shoot a lawless intruder. The mom was home alone with her twin 9-year-old children when the man broke into their home with a crowbar.

The mother, later identified as Melinda Herman, shot the man five times with a .38 caliber revolver after he cornered them in an attic crawlspace,

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: guncontrol; guns; homeprotection; secondamendment; selfdefense
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To: Avid Coug
The perp had already attempted a break in at another residence in the neighborhood the same day and was chased off by the resident. This zombi perp was bound and determined to break in to someone's home and ran out of luck. I guess those EBT cards and unlimited unemployment payments just don't cover life's day to day expenses on the street.

Glad the lady had the wherewithall and training with her .38 and had her husband on the phone to coach her. Too bad the perp survived as now the taxpayers of Georgia will undoubtedly have to cover his medical costs and house and feed his sorry azz.

21 posted on 01/10/2013 5:03:22 PM PST by TADSLOS ( "I ask sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people except for a few politicians."-George Mason)
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To: Ben Mugged

Democrats want her to die !!!


22 posted on 01/10/2013 5:04:40 PM PST by Typical_Whitey (The political mirage of something for nothing; has ruined many a nation.)
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To: Ben Mugged

“....Wife to Shoot Home Invader in Chilling 911 Audio”

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What’s so chilling about it?

Loving husband instructing wife to shoot as long as opponent remains standing.

Isn’t love never having to say you’re sorry?


23 posted on 01/10/2013 5:04:57 PM PST by 353FMG ( I refuse to specify whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: ottbmare

“...She is the world’s best argument for weapons that can fire a lot more than six shots. What if there had been two intruders?”

Shoulda used the full auto Glock with 100 round mag!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qwXO-KTVxk

Think that might be enough???


24 posted on 01/10/2013 5:10:08 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: henkster

Yep. Got in his car and made it to a driveway in
another home.
If she remained in the home , same effort could
have been used to kill the mother & children with crowbar.
Unfortunately he will live. A 9mm clip would have had more than enough rounds to end his
life.

I wouldn’t exactly call it a happy ending, but could have been worse.


25 posted on 01/10/2013 5:11:00 PM PST by Morris70
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To: ottbmare
She fired six times. She hit him in the face and neck five times at close range, and he was still not dead. She is the world’s best argument for weapons that can fire a lot more than six shots. What if there had been two intruders?

Good point, since we KNOW feral amish travel in packs.
26 posted on 01/10/2013 5:12:01 PM PST by crosshairs (They are only assault weapons in the hands of tyrannical governments and criminals. Ban both.)
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To: Morris70
A 9mm clip would have had more than enough rounds to end his life.

Magazine damnit, magazine. You sound like an uninformed news reader or politician.
27 posted on 01/10/2013 5:14:45 PM PST by crosshairs (They are only assault weapons in the hands of tyrannical governments and criminals. Ban both.)
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To: Ben Mugged
Perp brought a crowbar to a gunfight.

Sorry, but somebody had to say it...

28 posted on 01/10/2013 5:16:27 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Full auto

Glock 17 (FPS Russia testing it)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbsgHbXubGU

Glock 18c
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KE_cz56HSRM

Glock 19
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_XB16vwzfI

Glock 20
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYI3diEZhmo

Glock 21
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VK2eY7t4f4o

Glock 22
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTnpzuEVldQ

Glock 23
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJkSQgz7828


29 posted on 01/10/2013 5:19:52 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Ben Mugged

So... the moral of this story for me is to keep my .9mm Beretta handy by the side of the bed and use the .38 revolver as a backup.

More punch, more rounds.


30 posted on 01/10/2013 5:20:04 PM PST by SandyInSeattle (2 Corinthians 4:8)
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To: crosshairs

So much for texting on train . Lol.
Tires , wheels , same thing. Lol


31 posted on 01/10/2013 5:23:49 PM PST by Morris70
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To: Morris70

WHICH 9mm “clip” ?
Some little 9s have a slim single-stack of 6 or 7 rounds.And far better to have one of those than nothing.

Don’t you know ONLY the police need double-stack 19 round magazines ?

Sounds like the perp was on just enough drugs to shrug off the wounds yet just enough brains to seek medical help .He COULD have expended his enegy beating the woman and children to death before then collapsing.NOT a happy ending.

If she had shot the perp in just the correct spot in the face then a bullet would have traveled to the brain and ended it.But chances of missing the head are much greater than missing the body.And I posit that nice people are reluctant to shoot,stab, or bash someone in the face., due to cultural conditioning.


32 posted on 01/10/2013 5:35:24 PM PST by hoosierham (Freedom isn't free)
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To: henkster

She actually did pretty well-both lungs,and the liver.Wrong ammo in the gun,otherwise he’d have been dead on the spot.What she needed was a .357 with the Federal 125 grain load.


33 posted on 01/10/2013 5:35:33 PM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: omega4179

I like 00 buckshot from my 870 tactical. Of course, you will have less mess to cleanup. ;>)


34 posted on 01/10/2013 5:38:40 PM PST by Gator113
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To: Ben Mugged

I’m relieved that she called her husband. 911 would have instructed her to give the gun to the perp.


35 posted on 01/10/2013 5:42:15 PM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Ben Mugged

The guy did make it to the hospital
This incident occurred because she was shooting .38 cal. ball rounds.
She should have been using .38 cal hydra-shock +p’s

After discharging the weapon in a small space , she couldn’t hear her husband on the phone : all the more reason for using a ‘silencer’ in a closed area .
Thank goodness her husband brought her to the range to train her on the firearm ~ let that be a lesson to us all .


36 posted on 01/10/2013 5:42:57 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (Disclaimer - the opinions above merely reflect the writers restricted ability to observe reality)
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To: crosshairs

you’re ok if I put a clip in my broomhandle Mauser I assume.


37 posted on 01/10/2013 5:47:50 PM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

I just looked at the first video....awesome!

FPS Russia has the coolest toys.


38 posted on 01/10/2013 5:49:30 PM PST by Gator113
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To: Gator113

Gator113 ~:” I like 00 buckshot from my 870 tactical. Of course, you will have less mess to cleanup. ;>)”

My 870 (non-tactical) has : #6 bird (first round) , #00 (second round), and sabots (#3,4,5 rounds).
If I have to go to #3 -5 , I don’t care about clean up !!


39 posted on 01/10/2013 5:54:42 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt (Disclaimer - the opinions above merely reflect the writers restricted ability to observe reality)
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To: SampleMan

LOL, I thought the same thing. I like how calm and reassuring her husband was.

Seems like I heard she had just begun learning how to shoot, so that lady did just FINE!

911 was still in the process of dispatching when she had to defend herself. No way she or her children would have been safe until the police actually got there and made it to her location.


40 posted on 01/10/2013 5:55:32 PM PST by Ladysforest
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