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Fort Wayne homeowner kills suspected burglar
Kokomo Tribune ^ | 7 October 2013

Posted on 10/07/2013 5:46:19 AM PDT by 11th_VA

FORT WAYNE (AP) — Police in Fort Wayne say a homeowner fatally shot a man who was apparently breaking into the house.

Officers were called to the house late Sunday, where they found the man on the front port. The Journal Gazette reports medics pronounced him dead at the scene just south of the city's downtown.

Fort Wayne police spokesman Officer Michael Joyner tells WANE-TV the preliminary investigation shows the man tried to enter the house and was shot by the homeowner in self-defense. Joyner says other robberies have happened in the neighborhood recently, but the slain man wasn't believed involved with those.

Joyner says investigators were questioning the homeowner, who is in his 70s and was home alone at the time. The homeowner wasn't injured.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; US: Indiana
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment
the homeowner, who is in his 70s

Case closed ...

1 posted on 10/07/2013 5:46:19 AM PDT by 11th_VA
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To: 11th_VA

Score another point for civilization!


2 posted on 10/07/2013 5:50:41 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: 11th_VA
Well wait wait wait a darn minute here: What was the race of the robber? If he was black then we could have a case of racism here and this 70 year old man should be tried for murder.

NO JUSTICE NO PEACE NO JUSTICE NO PEACE!

3 posted on 10/07/2013 6:25:40 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: 11th_VA

Had this happened in a Leftist state, the homeowner would have been executed by now, Leftists loving to suspend their contempt for the death penalty when law-abiding gun owners exercise their rights.


4 posted on 10/07/2013 6:38:40 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: PATRIOT1876

One 70 year old man stopped hundreds - maybe thousands of crimes this man would have committed over a lifetime.


5 posted on 10/07/2013 6:39:02 AM PDT by GOPJ (Brieitbart sent me... Freeper newfreep)
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To: GOPJ

While police are not certain whether the perp had been involved in past burglary, they can be fairly certain that he won’t be involved in any future one.


6 posted on 10/07/2013 6:43:30 AM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: Mr. Lucky

Maybe no burglaries in his future, but a lot of fraudulent voting.


7 posted on 10/07/2013 6:51:25 AM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: GOPJ

Yeah, but I would bet he will continue voting.

This shooting did put and end to his violent crime, but the fraud crimes will continue.


8 posted on 10/07/2013 6:52:30 AM PDT by noprogs (Borders, Language, Culture)
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To: 11th_VA
Joyner says other robberies have happened in the neighborhood recently, but the slain man wasn't believed involved with those.

And officer Joyner can tell this how? Sort of like Police Chief Moose declaration that the DC sniper wasn't terrorist related as was probably an angry white man in a white panel van?

How did that turn out?

9 posted on 10/07/2013 6:54:32 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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Sort of like Police Chief Moose declaration that the DC sniper wasn't terrorist related as was probably an angry white man in a white panel van? How did that turn out?

It's scary how the 'oh so tolerant liberals' hate conservative white men so much they're willing to target them before any facts are in...

10 posted on 10/07/2013 7:15:25 AM PDT by GOPJ (Brieitbart sent me... Freeper newfreep)
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To: 11th_VA

“... but the slain man wasn’t believed involved with those.”

And? then?


11 posted on 10/07/2013 7:37:48 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Vigilanteman

“Joyner says other robberies have happened in the neighborhood recently, but the slain man wasn’t believed involved with those.

And officer Joyner can tell this how?”

Well, I guess he can wait a few weeks and see if there are any more burglaries! Kinda a stupid statement at the outset, but then he’s a cop so it makes sense.


12 posted on 10/07/2013 7:55:58 AM PDT by vette6387 (i)
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To: Vigilanteman

As I recall there was an “expert profiler” on TV who stated unequivocally that the sniper was an unmarried white male in his twenties acting alone. No room for doubt on that. I believe the profiler was a woman, I have often wondered if her services have ever been requested again after that.


13 posted on 10/07/2013 8:51:29 AM PDT by RipSawyer (The TREE currently falling on you actually IS worse than a Bush.)
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To: vette6387

And officer Joyner can tell this how?”
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Because witnesses reported that all the other robberies were committed by a white male with a full beard but no mustache who answered to the name Abner Stoltzfus. He was dressed in dark pants, a long sleeved white shirt and wore suspenders and a hat. He escaped in a closed vehicle pulled by a very fast trotter.


14 posted on 10/07/2013 8:56:11 AM PDT by RipSawyer (The TREE currently falling on you actually IS worse than a Bush.)
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To: RipSawyer

Can I get an “amen!” brother! Amish all the way!


15 posted on 10/08/2013 2:20:57 PM PDT by Yehuda (Pres Obortion, Sen.McAnus, & Hillary Rotten Clinton all kiss the *ss of the muslim brotherhood.)
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