Skip to comments.Minneapolis homeowner shot after answering knock at door for help
Posted on 02/02/2014 4:57:42 AM PST by Altura Ct.Edited on 02/02/2014 7:23:41 AM PST by Sidebar Moderator. [history]
Minneapolis police are investigating the fatal shooting of an elderly homeowner who was approached by a man begging for help and fearing for his life late Friday morning.
At 11:46 a.m. Friday, officers were called a home on the 3700 block of Aldrich Ave. N. in the McKinley neighborhood on a report of a man who had gone to the house and asked the homeowner to call police.
(Excerpt) Read more at myfoxtwincities.com ...
If the homeowner shot first, the news would be all about how the person was just trying to ask for help.
There certainly isn’t much clarifying information in the article maybe more will be forthcoming.
The thugs have graduated from Knock Out to Knock Knock Your’re Dead game?
Need any more news than that?
I see 0’s MSM didn’t publish a photo of the perp though it probably isn’t really necessary. Still covering for the Amish and hiding the truth. Pretty bad when you have to get truthful news from overseas media
Put my money on gang initiation.
Count down to the stories of how Obamas son was turning his life around, getting his GED and getting a job. He fell in with a bad crowd because he was a good boy.
“...and a talented aspiring rap artist.”
Thanks....forgot that one.
The perp looks like he could be little Trayvon’s brother, which means he looks like he could be Obama’s son!
He don’t look much like an innocent in the picture sitting down with a lap full of cash and blow and chooming, pants pulled down around his thighs.
The breakdown in society has reached the point where one puts one life in jeopardy when helping other human beings. Recently I was driving through a state park and was flagged down by a motorist who claimed to have a bad battery. I was uncomfortable but did stop to provide the requested assistance. Throughout the process of helping the motorist I felt uncomfortable. Fortunately there was no incident but the person in trouble could have attacked me at any time during the stop. Next time I’ll probably just drive on and report the motorist in trouble at a ranger station.
Another commentary on the state of our cultural decline is the motorist in trouble did not even verbally thank me for stopping and giving him a hand. He jumped in his car and sped away. Perhaps he was an entitled progressive who viewed me as one of the unwashed. After all he was driving an old Volvo and I was driving an environment destroying F250.
Those who condemned that guy in De-troit that shot the drunken woman who was pounding on his door in the middle of the night asking for help for being a racist gun nut should take a good look at this case.
“.. throughout the process of helping the motorist I felt uncomfortable..”
I am afraid that is where we are in today’s society. We can no longer see a motorist who needs help (a knock at the door asking for help or any other situation) and do the “Christian” thing. We now have to really evaluate the situation and I am afraid to say this but... we have to look at the age/race/gender and put that into the equation as well. For what it is worth... the guy was a jerk for not thanking you.
He be a good boy.
He be getting his life turned around.
Dat old man be old.
He gunna die soon anyway.
I can guarantee that is the attitude of his friends and family.
Every state has a #/2 digit state police cell phone number.
Call it, give them the location of the stranded driver and keep driving.
Too many setups and ambushes these days and almost everyone has a cell phone of their own to call for help anyway and shouldn’t be needing to ask strangers.
If somebody knocks on my door looking for help [unlikely] I’m going to say, through the still-locked door, “Yeah, I’ll call for help but you can’t come inside. My dogs will tear you apart.”
We’ll see if they wait around for the cops.
I once came across a questionnaire to determine how long you can expect to live. There was a question which asked: when you answer the door do you always have a firearm in your back pocket? The implications are clear.
Protect & Serve my @$$ !!!
The Trayvon fan club is loud and noisy on FR, but I have a feeling they will ignore this incident.
>>> .... squads arrived a short time later and found the homeowner dead of a gunshot wound. The man who was originally asking for help was found inside the house and was taken into custody. <<<<
This ‘report’ didn’t say WHY the man originally asking for help WAS STILL inside the house. My bet is that perp didn’t expect the squads arriving so soon.
If Obama had a son.....
Heard on news last night that murder rate for DC is already 14 as of 1/31/14 (compared to 3 last year).
Some clown had the gall to say...
‘well, most of them were inside homes and apartments, it is hard for us to prevent them’?????? ( or some such drivel)
Reminiscent of “The Biatch Set Me Up’ Marion Berry infamous statement
‘Take away the murders and the crime rate is pretty good’
“One of my all time favorite Pol statements(in regards to the DC prison being 20 some miles away)
“Shut down Lorton and some of those boys will NEVER get out of SouthEast DC”.....
Are you saying this incident justifies that one? Or the one in Atlanta?
That sure ain’t an Irish, Amish or German name.
Except that Devon is very much English and Derrick is very much Germanic.
Good bet. In the photo that accompanies the article, the punk is flashing. If my sign lingo is up to date, he's showing "Crip."
Why would anyone answer a knock on the door on the 3700 block of Aldrich Ave North? Even during daylight hours, a man is advised to keep a hand near his holster and a sharp look out I t that crime and welfare ridden area.
Let me guess.
Read the link in post 4 (Daily Mail). He got locked in the house and was in process of assaulting the victim’s wife in an effort to get the keys when the cops arrived (I think: hard article to decipher).
And yet we're to believe there are massive numbers of Blacks in jail for non-violent crimes.
..So we have to go to the UK to find out a more complete picture of this event? Even the VIDEO at the US link did nothing to show the race or gangsta-like persona of the perp.
When I answer a knock at my door, day or night, I have a 1911 in my hand. Condition 1. My neighbors know it. And I live in a terrific neighborhood.
“... who was on his way home after Bible study...”
Or Koran study, because, after all, he was getting his life together.
I’m sure that Devon had a legally bought gun and a CCL. At least he probably votes the right way.
See post #4. Victim’s wife was in the kitchen and saw her beloved husband murdered. The pos was busy beating, robbing and attempting to rape the wife when police arrived.
Thanks, I finally did (read the UK mail online link).
The Fox story was missing a big piece, while we have to go to overseas source to fill in the blank.
LET ME GUESS
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