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Dead criminal’s family whines that Dallas homeowner didn’t warn home invader before shooting him
Bearing Arms.com ^ | 6/12/14

Posted on 06/12/2014 12:12:08 PM PDT by Impala64ssa

Lakesha Thompson sports a particularly warped view of the entitlement mindset:

An elderly man shot and killed a would-be burglar inside his Oak Cliff home.

Police say the homeowner saw Deyfon Pipkins, 33, trying to climb into the window and fired his weapon at least once at the intruder.

The homeowner is legally protected by the Castle Doctrine, which allows a person to defend his or her home against an intruder.

“It means they don’t actually have to retreat once someone comes in their home,” Sergeant Calvin Johnson, Dallas Police Department, said. “You have the option of using deadly force if you believe your life is in danger.”

After police notified relatives of Pipkins’ death, some showed up at the house. They were upset, and questioned the homeowner’s actions.

“He could have used a warning,” Lakesha Thompson, Pipkins’ sister-in-law, said. “He could have let him know that he did have a gun on his property and he would use it in self-defense.”

Pipkins had a lengthy criminal record. He served time in prison and was convicted of theft, possession of a Controlled Substance and criminal trespassing.

Thompson almost seems to view home invasion as a “no-harm, no foul” game until someone in her family earns a bullet as a result of his criminal activity.

It bears noting that the homeowner had been robbed repeatedly before this incident.


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Hey, Lakesha,

go move to Southern Croatia, where you can, ahem, CRIMEA River.
1 posted on 06/12/2014 12:12:08 PM PDT by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa
Deyfon Pipkins

You would be correct.

2 posted on 06/12/2014 12:13:54 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Impala64ssa

“Pipkins had a lengthy criminal record. He served time in prison and was convicted of theft, possession of a Controlled Substance and criminal trespassing.”

As always.

And guess what: HE WOULDN’T BE DEAD IF HE WAS IN JAIL WHERE HE OBVIOUSLY BELONGED!


3 posted on 06/12/2014 12:14:41 PM PDT by I cannot think of a name (\w)
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To: Impala64ssa
She's absolutely right.

But, by the same token, Deyfon Pipkins should have submitted his burglary request in writing no later than two weeks before his planned break-in.

4 posted on 06/12/2014 12:14:58 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: Impala64ssa

Time To Die or Make My Day or You won’t Be Back ?


5 posted on 06/12/2014 12:15:20 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: Impala64ssa
They wanted a warning? I'd have given him a warning shot, but...


6 posted on 06/12/2014 12:15:29 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Impala64ssa
Pipkins had a lengthy criminal record.

Enough said, he knew the risk and was willing to die. His choice, and a homeowner helped him finish the game of life the crook played. Lakesha can pound sand (or dirt).

7 posted on 06/12/2014 12:16:48 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: Impala64ssa

For some cultures, robbing is an acceptable vocation.

The victim defending himself is view as workplace negligence.


8 posted on 06/12/2014 12:17:31 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: molson209
Time To Die or Make My Day or You won’t Be Back ?

"Say goodnight."

"I'm sending you to a better place.

"I saw him coming through my window, so I fired a warning shot through his medulla oblongata."

9 posted on 06/12/2014 12:18:07 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Impala64ssa

10 posted on 06/12/2014 12:18:23 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Impala64ssa

Due to the increase in price and scarcity of ammunition, a warning shot will no longer be given.

If I were the homeowner, I would be on the lookout for retaliation by the relatives.


11 posted on 06/12/2014 12:18:50 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: wideawake
But, by the same token, Deyfon Pipkins should have submitted his burglary request in writing no later than two weeks before his planned break-in.

Perhaps he did but mistakenly placed it at the City Hall display department in the bottom of a locked filing cabinet stuck in a disused lavatory with a sign on the door saying 'Beware of the Leopard'.

12 posted on 06/12/2014 12:20:28 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Proudly posting before reading the whole article since 2001.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Too bad so sad. If there were more men like this gentleman, there would be fewer deadbeats going around robbing people.

Break into someone’s house and take your chances.

He couldn’t have not known that.


13 posted on 06/12/2014 12:20:31 PM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: wideawake
submitted his burglary request in writing

dint no how 2 rite

shud hab pick up deyfon an cald n adfanse

14 posted on 06/12/2014 12:21:13 PM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Impala64ssa

Ahem. Crimea is in Ukraine.


15 posted on 06/12/2014 12:23:01 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Just wait until the thousands of illegals begin their “home invasion” routines and then have assigned government attorneys. Coming soon to a neighborhood near you.


16 posted on 06/12/2014 12:23:30 PM PDT by Maudeen ("End Times Warrior - Just a Sinner Saved by Grace")
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To: Impala64ssa

Well Lakesha, Deyfon got the same warning that he gave the homowner he was about to rob.

By the way, Lakesha, I’m sure you are proud of the way you raised your son.


17 posted on 06/12/2014 12:23:47 PM PDT by henkster (Do I really need a sarcasm tag?)
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To: Impala64ssa
“He could have used a warning,” Lakesha Thompson, Pipkins’ sister-in-law, said. “He could have let him know that he did have a gun on his property and he would use it in self-defense.”

How that plays out:

"Hey you! I have a gun on my property and ..."

BANG!

"Ugggh! Grgghlr...[thud]"
18 posted on 06/12/2014 12:25:28 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("If youÂ’re litigating against nuns, youÂ’ve probably done something wrong."-Ted Cruz)
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To: Impala64ssa

Another aspiring rapper cut down before his first album.


19 posted on 06/12/2014 12:26:54 PM PDT by Night Hides Not (For every Ted Cruz we send to DC, I can endure 2-3 "unviable" candidates that beat incumbents.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Um, did anyone else notice the part about how members of the dead burglar’s family showed up at the house where he’d been shot???

It strikes me as a reprisal tactic on the part of the ferals.


20 posted on 06/12/2014 12:29:50 PM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Steely Tom

21 posted on 06/12/2014 12:33:03 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts; Fightin Whitey
Love the reference, BSR and groaned at the pun, FW.

Brilliant.

22 posted on 06/12/2014 12:33:23 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: RummyChick

Deyfon Alexander 33, known as “B.J.” passed away February 18, 2013. Survivors include his mother, Cathryn Pipkins, son, Deyfon II, daughter, Deyxia, 2 brothers and a host of relatives and friends. Wake: Sunday, February 24, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Funeral: Monday, February 25, at 1:00 p.m. Both services will be held at Golden Gate Funeral Home. (Notice nothing about a job or wife)


24 posted on 06/12/2014 12:34:46 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Responsibility2nd

That metallic “click’ as the trigger is cocked or the racking of an shotgun is all the warning a prep inside my house will ever get....


25 posted on 06/12/2014 12:35:25 PM PDT by RedMonqey ("Gun-free zones" equal "Target-rich environment.")
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To: Blood of Tyrants; Impala64ssa

I take it that you’re not big on punnery.


26 posted on 06/12/2014 12:39:01 PM PDT by BipolarBob
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To: Impala64ssa

As far as I’m concerned, no warning is required. And if Lakeshasta didn’t want D-Con getting shot, she should have urged him to find a legal occupation.


27 posted on 06/12/2014 12:40:02 PM PDT by .45 Long Colt
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To: tanknetter

too bad they didn’t choose a window


28 posted on 06/12/2014 12:41:59 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: wideawake

LOL!

Post of the day!


29 posted on 06/12/2014 12:45:12 PM PDT by FourtySeven (47)
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To: Impala64ssa

The report of the first round being fired in his direction was sufficient notice. That the first round also struck him was further indication that he was at the wrong address.


30 posted on 06/12/2014 12:46:21 PM PDT by lurk
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To: Blood of Tyrants

He ought to sue them for the broken window and replacing his bullet.


31 posted on 06/12/2014 12:47:38 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: BipolarBob

I got the pun. You misidentified the country.


32 posted on 06/12/2014 12:48:26 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Cheerio

“Call the Whaambulance.”

Too late, call the coroner.


33 posted on 06/12/2014 12:49:23 PM PDT by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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To: Impala64ssa

“You have the right to remain silent forever . . . now goodbye and good riddance.”


34 posted on 06/12/2014 12:52:15 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Impala64ssa
He did shoot at least once. What more did they want?
35 posted on 06/12/2014 12:52:17 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: RummyChick
“Deyfon Alexander 33, known as “B.J.” passed away February 18, 2013. Survivors include his mother, Cathryn Pipkins, son, Deyfon II, daughter, Deyxia, 2 brothers and a host of relatives and friends. Wake: Sunday, February 24, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Funeral: Monday, February 25, at 1:00 p.m. Both services will be held at Golden Gate Funeral Home. (Notice nothing about a job or wife).”

Nothing about a father, either.

36 posted on 06/12/2014 12:52:51 PM PDT by riverdawg
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To: lurk

“The report of the first round being fired in his direction was sufficient notice. That the first round also struck him was further indication that he was at the wrong address.”

Excellent analysis and thanks for the belly laugh.


37 posted on 06/12/2014 12:53:23 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Impala64ssa

He needed a warning...? O.K. “Oppsie, Wrong house, wrong day, wrong life choices...you’re dead!”


38 posted on 06/12/2014 12:54:15 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: riverdawg

“son, Deyfon II, daughter, Deyxia, 2”

I don’t have a good feeling about the career paths of his lineal descendants.


39 posted on 06/12/2014 12:54:51 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: SharpRightTurn

a daughter named Dyslexia...? shameful!


40 posted on 06/12/2014 12:56:36 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Impala64ssa

The locked door was the only warning needed.


41 posted on 06/12/2014 1:02:57 PM PDT by Rannug ("all enemies, foreign and domestic")
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To: Impala64ssa
“He could have let him know that he did have a gun on his property and he would use it in self-defense.”

Well...Bless her heart.

You're in TEXAS darlin', so the chance of someone putting a bullet in your sorry hide because you break into their home is pretty much a given.

42 posted on 06/12/2014 1:03:53 PM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as created by the Laws of Nature, not a person as created by the laws of Man)
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To: RummyChick

the combined IQ probably doesn’t even top 50.


43 posted on 06/12/2014 1:06:40 PM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: tanknetter

It strikes me as a reprisal tactic....

***
That’s what I was thinking, and I suspect they will be back again to take revenge.


44 posted on 06/12/2014 1:09:56 PM PDT by Bigg Red (31 May 2014: Obamugabe officially declares the USA a vanquished subject of the Global Caliphate.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

Are you in advertising?


45 posted on 06/12/2014 1:10:36 PM PDT by zeugma (I have never seen anyone cross the street to avoid a black man in a suit.)
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To: Impala64ssa

The family should just be happy their child is a warning shot for others breaking into someone’s house.


46 posted on 06/12/2014 1:10:48 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: wideawake

Touché!


47 posted on 06/12/2014 1:11:50 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: riverdawg

I love finding and listing the original meaning of names but, by gum, I cannot find”Deyfon” or “Deyxia”, under any Name dictionaries... even with a google search...

Wonder if it’s Swahili...


48 posted on 06/12/2014 1:22:05 PM PDT by RedMonqey ("Gun-free zones" equal "Target-rich environment.")
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To: tanknetter
Um, did anyone else notice the part about how members of the dead burglar’s family showed up at the house where he’d been shot???

I'm sure the homeowner has enough rounds to take care of the more foolhardy members of this clan...
49 posted on 06/12/2014 1:24:41 PM PDT by RedMonqey ("Gun-free zones" equal "Target-rich environment.")
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To: SharpRightTurn

a daughter named Dyslexia...? shameful!


50 posted on 06/12/2014 1:38:09 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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