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PA:Man fatally shoots girlfriend's ex in Brighton Heights, Pittsburgh police say
triblive.com ^ | 20 October, 2013 | Bill Zlatos

Posted on 10/21/2013 6:24:49 PM PDT by marktwain

A woman's boyfriend fatally shot the armed ex-boyfriend who attacked her in her Brighton Heights home early Sunday, Pittsburgh police said.

The Allegheny County Medical's Examiner's Office identified the dead man as Curtis Edmonds, 37, of Brighton Heights. Police did not identify the shooter or the woman. The shooter, a 39-year-old man from Penn Hills, was not charged.

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Online court records did not show any protection from abuse orders filed against Edmonds. He had convictions on his record related to drugs and possessing a firearm despite previous felonies.

He arrived early Sunday, confronted her and forced his way in. He punched her in the face and struck her with his pistol. He then went upstairs and pointed his gun at the boyfriend, who shot him in the torso

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: banglist; ccw; domestic; pa
Nasty, but could have been worse.
1 posted on 10/21/2013 6:24:49 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

Why would you open the door for that nutjob?

Anyway, I do love a story with a happy ending!


2 posted on 10/21/2013 6:38:07 PM PDT by Darteaus94025 (Phony President)
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To: marktwain
“Online court records did not show any protection from abuse orders filed against Edmonds.”

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PFA orders are useless. Can't tell you how many times a husband or boyfriend with a PFA order on him has hurt or killed his family anyway.

Far better to have a firearm and know how to use it.

3 posted on 10/21/2013 6:49:11 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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