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AZ:Teen Fatally Shot in Possible Home Invasion Identified
KYMA ^ | 28 May, 2013 | NA

Posted on 05/29/2013 7:46:06 AM PDT by marktwain

Authorities have identified 19-year-old Matthew Sykora of Yuma as the teen who came across an armed homeowner in the middle of the night during a possible home invasion.

Yuma County Sheriff's deputies arrived to the home in the area of S. Avenue D and County 14th at 1:22 a.m. to find the Yuma teen dead from a single gunshot wound.

Sheriff deputies said the homeowner called 911 to report being woken up after hearing sounds in the home.

The homeowner has not been named.

Records show, this was not the teen's first time in trouble with the law; in January of 2012, Sykora was charged with felony counts of theft and fraudulent schemes.

But this time, the run-in was fatal.

(Excerpt) Read more at kyma.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: az; banglist; defense; guncontrol; home; secondamendment
H/T to yefragetuwrabrumuy. I also heard about it on the radio this morning.
1 posted on 05/29/2013 7:46:06 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain; All

I wonder if the child had any Skittles or an Arizona Tea perhaps on him at the time of the alleged intrusion???

Yes, this is “/sarc”...;-)


2 posted on 05/29/2013 7:48:40 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: marktwain

So was Sykora the bad guy or the victim? My security settings would not let access the webpage.

Clarification is requested. Thanks.


3 posted on 05/29/2013 7:49:27 AM PDT by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: marktwain

With 100 million gun owners out there being a criminal may not be a good choice as a career.


4 posted on 05/29/2013 7:50:21 AM PDT by TYVets
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To: marktwain
The punk's family (mother,I guess I should say) just won the lottery....up to the limits of the homeowner’s insurance at least.
5 posted on 05/29/2013 7:51:30 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: marktwain

Occupational hazard.


6 posted on 05/29/2013 7:53:35 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: marktwain
My Anti-virus program is blocking me from going to the site but

Authorities have identified 19-year-old Matthew Sykora of Yuma as the teen who came across an armed homeowner in the middle of the night during a possible home invasion.

They make it sound like the perp is the victim and the victim is the aggressor

H/T to yefragetuwrabrumuy.

What does that mean in English?

7 posted on 05/29/2013 7:54:16 AM PDT by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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To: txnativegop
Clarification is requested. Thanks.

I get a warning too.However...

"Records show, this was not the teen's first time in trouble with the law; in January of 2012, Sykora was charged with felony counts of theft and fraudulent schemes."

...is all the clarification *I* need.

8 posted on 05/29/2013 7:55:05 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: marktwain
"Records show, this was not the teen's first time in trouble with the law"

However, it certainly will be his last.

9 posted on 05/29/2013 7:56:03 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: txnativegop
So was Sykora the bad guy or the victim?

Depends on who you ask. If you ask the homeowner who defended himself and family, and his property, Sykora was the bad guy.

If you ask the apologists and any mommas/aunts/grammas, he was the poor victim in a misunderstanding.

10 posted on 05/29/2013 7:57:07 AM PDT by IYAS9YAS
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To: marktwain
Authorities have identified 19-year-old Matthew Sykora of Yuma as the teen who came across an armed homeowner in the middle of the night during a possible home invasion.

Note the attempt to provide "clarity" to this incident. The above sure seems to try and make the homeowner the bad guy, IMO.

11 posted on 05/29/2013 7:57:34 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: marktwain

19 y/o = adult


12 posted on 05/29/2013 7:59:23 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: marktwain
this was not the teen's first time in trouble with the law

But it WILL be the last! :) Good shooting, citizen! :)

13 posted on 05/29/2013 7:59:31 AM PDT by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: marktwain
...this was not the teen's first time in trouble with the law

The last time he was in trouble with the law.

They were not effective in correcting the situation.

This time he was in trouble with a homeowner.

The homeowner was.

14 posted on 05/29/2013 7:59:58 AM PDT by MARTIAL MONK (I'm waiting for the POP!)
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To: qam1; All

H/T to yefragetuwrabrumuy.

What does that mean in English?


It means, a tip of the hat to yefragetuwrabrumy (freepername) for the link to this story.


15 posted on 05/29/2013 8:00:22 AM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: stevie_d_64
That's what I was thinking.

If Tray had a Bro., he'd be much like this guy.

16 posted on 05/29/2013 8:01:41 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: laweeks
Dear potential perps:

Stay away from compounds:


17 posted on 05/29/2013 8:04:13 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: marktwain

Now we will see if Sheriff Leon Wilmott is the same man his election promised.
I had to keep his poster after the election just because he LOOKED the part of a genuine western lawman.


18 posted on 05/29/2013 8:04:15 AM PDT by Don W (There is no gun problem, there is a lack of humanity problem!)
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To: stevie_d_64; All

Here is a link to another, shorter story:

http://www.kswt.com/story/22441932/update-on-19-year-old-intruder-shot-and-killed-by-yuma-homeowner


19 posted on 05/29/2013 8:13:33 AM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: Feckless

Score another point for civilization!


20 posted on 05/29/2013 8:17:02 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: Gay State Conservative

The criminal’s family ought to make some kind of payment to the victim.

At least the cost of the bullet!


21 posted on 05/29/2013 8:17:58 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: marktwain

Awww. Only 19. my heart goes out to the homeowner who had to interrupt his sleep and use an expensive bullet to protect his rights.

One less democrat voter.


22 posted on 05/29/2013 9:07:36 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: marktwain

GOOD!

Thank God this man lives in a country where its people are free to defend themselves from scum who want to prey on honest people. To HELL with liberals that want to take that freedom away and make us all sitting ducks to criminals.

Good riddence to a lowlife that will victimize nobody else. Society is a tick better off.


23 posted on 05/29/2013 9:12:35 AM PDT by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!)
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To: IYAS9YAS
If you ask the apologists and any mommas/aunts/grammas, he was the poor victim in a misunderstanding.

I wonder if he was an aspiring rapper, loved his mom, and was turning his life around?

24 posted on 05/29/2013 9:22:10 AM PDT by Mark17 (My heart is in the Philippines, and soon I will be too.)
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To: marktwain
Authorities have identified 19-year-old Matthew Sykora of Yuma as the teen who came across an armed homeowner in the middle of the night during a possible home invasion.

What the heck is wrong with people today?
Why can't they bring themselves to describe events clearly and accurately?

A "possible home invasion"?
For crying out loud - The perp was in the guy's home in the middle of the night!

And you don't just "come across" a homeowner in his own home in the middle of the night if you are just on your way to the 7-11 for a bag of Skittles.


25 posted on 05/29/2013 9:30:06 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Obama-Ville - Land of The Freebies, Home of the Enslaved)
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To: marktwain

There was more in the story about the homeowner and the law to defend one’s house than the DRT home invader.


26 posted on 05/29/2013 9:33:56 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Obama's Enemies List - Yes, you are a crook.)
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To: PATRIOT1876; All

Certainly cleaned up the gene pool...


27 posted on 05/29/2013 9:41:30 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: Iron Munro

Don’t fergit the Tea...Ewe fergit the Tea!!! ;-)


28 posted on 05/29/2013 9:42:25 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: marktwain

When you break into a man’s home in the middle of the night while he is sleeping you are up to no good. This so called journalist has been taking a creative writing course, talk about distorting the truth.


29 posted on 05/29/2013 9:47:29 AM PDT by tioga
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To: I want the USA back

Handgun rounds can take hours to obtain these days.


30 posted on 05/29/2013 11:08:02 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Iron Munro

The HO probably couldn’t sleep, got in his ride, and headed downtown to scour the streets for a vagrant to drag back to the compound and shoot.


31 posted on 05/29/2013 11:09:46 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: txnativegop

The late Matthew Sykora is the 19 year old who had broken into the home of a weapons owner who used said weapon. The kid is white, btw.


32 posted on 05/29/2013 11:11:58 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: marktwain

I’m taking it that Matthew Sykora is white, I don’t hear Jesse or Al!


33 posted on 05/29/2013 11:31:51 AM PDT by ForAmerica (Texas Conservative Christian Black Man!)
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To: EDINVA
The kid is white, btw.

I didn't see that before my post. Looks like people on here were assuming that he was black by reading some of the comments.
34 posted on 05/29/2013 11:35:08 AM PDT by ForAmerica (Texas Conservative Christian Black Man!)
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To: Iron Munro

That’s what the story doesn’t want I tell you. He “Came across” the homeowner inside the homeowners house! And in the middle of the night Not very precise use of the language (intentional I’m sure)


35 posted on 05/29/2013 11:42:37 AM PDT by Mom MD (A million people attended Obamas inauguration. 14 of them actually missed work)
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To: EDINVA

Thanks for the clarification. The excerpt from the story was confusing.


36 posted on 05/29/2013 12:13:47 PM PDT by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: ForAmerica; All

Matthew Sykora

37 posted on 05/29/2013 2:09:42 PM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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