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Detroit woman kills intruder in her home(MI)
clickondetroit.com ^ | 5 April, 2012 | Jim Kiertzner

Posted on 04/11/2012 8:49:55 AM PDT by marktwain

DETROIT -

A Detroit woman's confrontation Thursday morning with a group of intruders in her home on the city's west side ended with one of them being shot dead.

It all unfolded in the 17500 block of Appoline at about 10 a.m.

Family members of the 38-year-old woman told Local 4 she heard the men break into her home and found them in her kitchen, handling a gun they had found in her purse.

The family members said one of the men tried to go upstairs but was shot in the head by the woman, who used another gun she had in her home.

Three other men ran off, two of them got into a white Ford Taurus.

Police sources confirm the family’s account and took the woman in for further questioning.

She was released back to her family a couple of hours later.

Her family also said she has a concealed weapons permit and she knows how to shoot.

Neighbors were shocked but said the woman did what she had to do.

“There was no other way. It was either her or him," said John Swanson.

(Excerpt) Read more at clickondetroit.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: banglist; defense; detroit; home; homeinvasion; mi
Detroit crime takes an incremental step downward.
1 posted on 04/11/2012 8:50:08 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain
The family members said one of the men tried to go upstairs but was shot in the head by the woman, who used another gun she had in her home.

This woman deserves a medal.

2 posted on 04/11/2012 8:52:44 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Over half of U.S. murders are of black people, and 90% of them are committed by other black people.)
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To: Springman; sergeantdave; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; ...
Freedom of self preservation is one reason I would rather walk alone in a Detroit black out than some areas of Chicago in full daylight.

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3 posted on 04/11/2012 8:52:58 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: marktwain

But the libs say it would be better if she had just let them Rape and Rob and Kill her rather than use an evil gun.


4 posted on 04/11/2012 8:55:19 AM PDT by 20yearvet (they yell for more tests as long as its your money)
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To: marktwain

Did she have to kill him? Couldn’t she just shoot him in the elbow or toe and make him go away? /bs


5 posted on 04/11/2012 9:01:10 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: 20yearvet

A while back liberals were complaining about the rising number of defensive “murders” taking place in Detroit.

This is why I’m not as pessimistic about the future of Detroit as most people are.


6 posted on 04/11/2012 9:02:40 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: marktwain

I’m only sad that she didn’t get head shots on the other vermin who invaded her home ... now, someone somewhere will have to deal with the scum.


7 posted on 04/11/2012 9:06:44 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: 20yearvet
"But the libs say it would be better if she had just let them Rape and Rob and Kill her rather than use an evil gun."

Conservative response: Too bad she didn't kill all four of them.

8 posted on 04/11/2012 9:08:34 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

This woman deserves a medal.

I’ll pay for it.:)


9 posted on 04/11/2012 9:11:01 AM PDT by heshtesh (I believe in Sarah Palin, the rest not so much.)
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To: MHGinTN

You can be sure of that and I bet they are Amish too.


10 posted on 04/11/2012 9:11:01 AM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: marktwain

I love a happy ending! *snif*

Well 1/4 of a completely happy ending.


11 posted on 04/11/2012 9:11:25 AM PDT by freedumb2003 ('RETRO' Abortions = performed on 84th trimester individuals who think killing babies is a "right.")
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To: 20yearvet

trayvon martin wannabes

she should have kept shooting and got them all.

Why did she go to the police station? Was it a temporary apprehension?

What if she refused?

Or was it to get to a quiet conversation place while the coroner and photographers and cleanup crew did their jobs?

Who pays for the blood and guts cleanup?

The other woman should not have said that she does not have a gun as she has made herself an easy target.


12 posted on 04/11/2012 9:12:38 AM PDT by Surrounded_too
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To: marktwain

Good shooting and the video report says the thug she capped had the purse gun. Too bad she did not take out the rest
of the trash.


13 posted on 04/11/2012 9:17:02 AM PDT by soycd
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To: marktwain
Compare this to what happened in FLA....

This is something like the 40th episode of this nature in the last 12 months or so in "Detwaa"

My point is, this is not getting the airplay "other: events have...

14 posted on 04/11/2012 9:17:49 AM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: DarthVader

I suspect that she is a black Lady and the four are/were black vermin, so this doesn’t work for exploitation in the democrat meme. The media ARE the fifth column enemy of America and We The People. Brave Lady, good shot. I like her already!


15 posted on 04/11/2012 9:19:05 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: MHGinTN

I hope someone starts a defence fund for this women,i’ll donate a box of ammo immediately.


16 posted on 04/11/2012 9:21:06 AM PDT by heshtesh (I believe in Sarah Palin, the rest not so much.)
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To: cripplecreek

Ted Nugent used to say ‘Detroit’s not the murder capital because they’re more violent, they just shoot better!’.

Training and training.

Lesson Learned: If you are breaking and entering and find a gun in a purse, the lady may be inclined to use deadly force....shortly.


17 posted on 04/11/2012 9:23:00 AM PDT by If You Want It Fixed - Fix It
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To: Surrounded_too

if she was smart, she kept her mouth shut and went to the station to wait for a lawyer before being questioned.


18 posted on 04/11/2012 9:23:32 AM PDT by absolootezer0 (2x divorced tattooed pierced harley hatin meghan mccain luvin' REAL beer drinkin' smoker ..what?)
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To: marktwain

I’m sure the deceased youth looks just like Obama’s son would look, if he had a son...


19 posted on 04/11/2012 9:30:31 AM PDT by Bon mots ("When seconds count, the police are just minutes away...")
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To: cripplecreek
That is some pure Michigan I agree with...
20 posted on 04/11/2012 9:31:19 AM PDT by Nat Turner (I can see NOVEMBER 2012 from my house....)
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To: marktwain

Good for her. I suppose that evil idiot Sharpton won’t protest her, for some reason.


21 posted on 04/11/2012 9:39:42 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: ladyjane

Or his “nether” regions, rendering him incapable of reproducing more of his kind?


22 posted on 04/11/2012 9:55:37 AM PDT by kiltie65 (ui)
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To: absolootezer0

Word One, and the only one: LAWYER.

I learned that on TV...:)


23 posted on 04/11/2012 9:59:41 AM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: absolootezer0

Word One, and the only one: LAWYER.

I learned that on TV...:)


24 posted on 04/11/2012 9:59:54 AM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: Bon mots

Another 0bama with holes in his head?


25 posted on 04/11/2012 10:00:57 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

A medal indeed and a reminder that two guns are better then one and...well you know.


26 posted on 04/11/2012 10:01:50 AM PDT by mcshot (Friends of A. Breitbart concerned by removal of US flags near the Presidential podium.)
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To: The Antiyuppie

> Word One, and the only one: LAWYER.
> I learned that on TV...:)

Miranda Rights:
You have the right to remain silent.
Anything you say or do can and will be held against you in a court of law.
You have the right to speak to an attorney.
If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed for you.
Do you understand these rights as they have been read to you?

NOTICE HOW THE ALWAYS LEAVE OFF:
And NOTHING you say or do may be used in your defense.
(because it is heresay unless it comes to the court directly from your mouth)


27 posted on 04/11/2012 10:33:25 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (End Obama's War On Freedom.)
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To: marktwain

“...one of the men tried to go upstairs but was shot in the head by the woman,..”

He was going upstairs, no doubt, to pray with her./Sarc

Good riddance, POS.


28 posted on 04/11/2012 10:55:28 AM PDT by Levante
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To: marktwain
she knows how to shoot.

No s***! How often do you hear in these intruder shootings that the home owner makes a one shot kill to a perp's head? Center of mass may be the rule but kudos to Motown Annie Oakley!

29 posted on 04/11/2012 10:57:23 AM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: marktwain

Good for her and good riddance of a bad guys...on the other hand on a link on the same site it was too bad for these people. Victims suffered and died. Arm yourselves people, you might have a chance as this lady did and survive.

Detroit police investigating deadly home break-in, sexual assault on city’s east side

Sources say 4 men broke into home, shooting 2 women and sexually assaulting 1 other

http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/news/Detroit-police-investigating-deadly-home-break-in-sexual-assault-on-city-s-east-side/-/4714498/10522236/-/ra6mkv/-/index.html


30 posted on 04/11/2012 11:51:08 AM PDT by An American! (Proud To Be An American!)
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To: marktwain

Good clip to watch. HOORAY armed citizen! HOORAY male citizen in clip!

BE PREPARED!

(and a head shot!)


31 posted on 04/11/2012 12:52:07 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: kiltie65

LOL


32 posted on 04/11/2012 1:29:35 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: junta
Good for her. I suppose that evil idiot Sharpton won’t protest her, for some reason.

No, but the Brady Bunch would dance in the blood and try to take away her arms. After all if she hadn't had a gun in her purse, he wouldn't have been armed and so she wouldn't have needed to shoot him with her other gun. Two guns, what an attractive lady. :)

Hmm, I'd pay good money to see them literally try to take away her guns.

33 posted on 04/11/2012 8:14:14 PM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: marktwain
white Ford Taurus.

Convict it!!!!

34 posted on 04/11/2012 8:19:34 PM PDT by Osage Orange (The MSM is the most dangerous entity in the United States of America.)
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To: MHGinTN
I suspect that she is a black Lady and the four are/were black vermin,

Well her neighbors are all black people, so likely she is too. She's also about my older daughter's age. The one who is the mother of my grandchildren. Loved the way the story started. "Another home invader has paid for his crimes with his life".

If there was more of that sort of thing, there'd be fewer home invasions.

35 posted on 04/11/2012 8:19:54 PM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: El Gato

I’m seeing so much of this home invasion routine, it makes me scared to death that they will come break into my house! /sarcasm [I’m an old curmudgeon with a ‘Louis Ville’ slugger.]


36 posted on 04/11/2012 8:37:17 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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