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NE:No charges to be filed in weekend fatal shooting
ketv.com ^ | 10 March, 2014 | NA

Posted on 03/17/2014 9:04:57 PM PDT by marktwain

OMAHA, Neb. —Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said no charges will be filed against a homeowner who fatally shot a 19-year-old man investigators said broke into the residence Saturday night.

Authorities on Monday said Ronald Green, 66, was watching TV when he was startled by the sound of his front door flying open.

Ramon R. Matlock entered the home, and Green ran to a bedroom to retrieve a revolver, authorities said.

Matlock swung at Green, and Green fired a shot into Matlock's chest and another into his lower back, authorities said.

Authorities said Matlock ran out the door, but only got as far as the front yard. The Omaha Fire Department pronounced Matlock dead at the scene.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Nebraska
KEYWORDS: banglist; douglascounty; justified; teen
Not a smart move on Matlock's part.
1 posted on 03/17/2014 9:04:57 PM PDT by marktwain
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The family told KETV NewsWatch 7 that it's possible he had been drinking and was confused, thinking the house was his aunt's since it's similar in appearance to Green's house.

So he takes a swing at the elderly homeowner who he didn't even know?

2 posted on 03/17/2014 9:10:27 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: marktwain

Violent intruder shot, tries to stagger away but collapses & dies instead.

Wash, rinse, repeat for society’s greater benefit.


3 posted on 03/17/2014 9:13:21 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: marktwain

The family’s defending of this piece of excrement is beyond the pale. What, exactly, do they want done to this homeowner for protecting himself and his home?


4 posted on 03/17/2014 9:14:28 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: fwdude

He had a reason all right, he wanted to steal someones stuff. Good shooting, good riddance. And if I was the homeowner, I’d tell the scumbags family to come and clear that sh!t off my yard.


5 posted on 03/17/2014 9:23:53 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: bigbob

And, tell them to stay off my property. Call the police and report them as trespassers. I guess that isn’t nice of me.


6 posted on 03/17/2014 9:33:48 PM PDT by ozaukeemom (Is there even a republic left?)
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To: elcid1970

if this would happen about 5 million times the country would be in much better shape.


7 posted on 03/17/2014 9:33:53 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: marktwain
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8 posted on 03/17/2014 9:35:48 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: marktwain

Ramon be gone!

He won’t do that again. This is a lot cheaper than courts and prisons.


9 posted on 03/17/2014 9:53:30 PM PDT by boycott
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To: marktwain

Don’t break into homes. That is the lesson.


11 posted on 03/17/2014 10:01:03 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: dragnet2

I’d think if he did walk in by mistake once he saw what was in the house he’d know that it was the wrong one and leave, or at least ask for assistance in a civilized manner. Fisticuffs aren’t a civilized manner.


12 posted on 03/17/2014 10:03:50 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: Nitehawk0325

In a way the Trayvon sympathy has led to this. And it will keep on getting sillier till someone stops it.


13 posted on 03/17/2014 10:05:35 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: fwdude
The family’s defending of this piece of excrement is beyond the pale.
Don't tell me, lemme guess, he was an aspiring rapper who was getting his life together, a good kid, blah blah blah... "It seems I've heard this song before..."
14 posted on 03/17/2014 10:15:36 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Yes. Perpetuated and kept alive by the msm. If the reporters ignore these pos of laugh, roll their eyes and say good riddance it would be helpful.


15 posted on 03/17/2014 10:23:56 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: marktwain

I wonder if he was watching Matlock on TV when Matlock came busting through his door.


16 posted on 03/17/2014 10:37:40 PM PDT by FrdmLvr ("WE ARE ALL OSAMA, 0BAMA!" al-Qaeda terrorists who breached the American compound in Benghazi)
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17 posted on 03/17/2014 11:54:11 PM 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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thinking the house was his aunt's

Does he usually kick in his aunt's door when he visits her?

18 posted on 03/18/2014 2:00:32 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault
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To: Right Wing Assault

Or was he a little high on bath salts or whatever else to go all feral like that? Being shiite stupid can be fatal.


19 posted on 03/18/2014 2:58:25 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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Good shootin! Obvious he was having some second thoughts on his way out of the house, having been shot twice. The perp learned his lesson, at least for a brief period of time before he expired.

There needs to be a lot more of “no charges” when these things happen.


20 posted on 03/18/2014 4:56:40 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: marktwain

It’s sad that the young man couldn’t have been saved and changed and turned into someone more useful to society but since he CHOSE to behave in the way he did I cannot help but say he got exactly what he was asking for.

I love good news stories.


21 posted on 03/18/2014 5:36:08 AM PDT by John O (God Save America (Please))
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“Matlock’s family says the incident is a misunderstanding and that the 19-year-old wouldn’t have broken into someone else’s house without a reason.”

Do they mean robbery and/or bodily harm aren’t reasons?


22 posted on 03/18/2014 5:43:26 PM PDT by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be earned and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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To: Darren McCarty

Yeah, and if you ignore lesson #1, maybe lesson #2 would be not to take a swing at a homeowner pointing a revolver at your chest.


23 posted on 03/18/2014 5:56:17 PM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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