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  • HCSO: 60-year-old woman fatally shoots armed intruder near Katy

    08/01/2017 7:21:22 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 18 replies
    KHOU ^ | July 31, 2017 | Jason Miles, KHOU
    nvestigators say a woman near Katy turned the tables on a pair of intruders. She shot and killed one of them before a second man got away. It happened around 11:30 Monday morning along Fort Bowie Court in the Sundown subdivision. “This is really a very safe neighborhood,” said neighbor Teresa Roberts. She and others watched investigators work a scene they never expected in the middle of the day.
  • Mississippi police kill man while serving warrant at wrong house

    07/26/2017 7:32:32 AM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 197 replies
    UPI ^ | 7/26/17 | Ray Downs
    July 26 (UPI) -- Close to midnight on Sunday, Southaven, Miss., police arrived at the wrong house to serve an arrest warrant and shot a man dead in his own home, according to reports. Ismael Lopez, 41, was shot dead late Sunday night after he checked to see who was at his front door. But the police were supposed to be across the street to serve an arrest warrant for Samuel Pearman, who was wanted on an assault charge, reported WREG. "Someone didn't take the time to analyze the address," said Murray Wells, the attorney representing Lopez's family. "This is...
  • Armed Uncle Shoots Home Invaders, Saves Tied-Up Family

    05/11/2017 2:36:20 PM PDT · by BBell · 33 replies
    http://freebeacon.com ^ | 5/11/17 | Stephen Gutowski
    A Texas man thwarted masked armed home invaders on Tuesday, saving his family in the process.Around 4 A.M. four armed men wearing ski masks broke into the Houston, Texas, home of the Garcia family. They attacked the mother, father, and young daughter while two 19-year-old twin brothers attempted to barricade themselves in their room. After the intruders threatened to shoot their little sister, however, the brothers surrendered to them"They had my little sister at gunpoint, so we couldn't do anything," 19-year-old Rene Garcia told KVUE. "I didn't know what was happening until I saw a man holding a gun to...
  • No Charges Against Man Who Killed Three Criminals with AR-15 to Defend Home

    04/04/2017 6:38:29 AM PDT · by Bon mots · 42 replies
    Newsline ^ | April 4, 2017 | Denny Ruelos
    No charges will be filed against Zachary Peters, the man who shot and killed three teenaged criminals who broke into his home, an Oklahoma prosecutor declared Monday. However, the woman who acted as getaway driver for the home intruders will be charged with first-degree murder. Investigators say that the 23-year-old Peters was alone in his house near Broken Arrow in Tulsa on March 27, when he used an AR-15 rifle to shoot Jakob Woodruff, Jacob Redfearn, and Maxwell Cook. Jack Thorp, Wagoner County Assistant District Attorney told the Associated Press (AP):”It is the opinion of this office that Zachary Peters...
  • Wagoner County DA declines charges against homeowner's son

    04/03/2017 12:35:52 PM PDT · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 61 replies
    Fox 23 ^ | Apr 3, 2017 - 12:19 PM
    No charges to be filed against Mr. AR15.
  • Alabama man kills home invader: 'I hate that boy dead, but I don't hate I shot him'

    03/30/2017 9:43:36 AM PDT · by drop 50 and fire for effect · 45 replies
    For 21 years, John Croft lived in his Alabama home virtually problem-free until last summer. “I’ve been a prisoner in my house,” he said. Croft, who is 79, says the burglaries began last June. Since then, he says his Center Point house has been broken into 13 times. The most recent case came around 1:15 Wednesday morning.
  • Homeowner's son shoots, kills three (former) burglars

    03/27/2017 5:35:45 PM PDT · by Uncle Sam 911 · 135 replies
    www.foxnews.com ^ | 3/27/17 | ukn
    Three would-be robbers were shot and killed Monday when an Oklahoma homeowner's son opened fire on them with an AR-15, authorities said. Wagoner County sheriff's deputies were called to the home in Broken Arrow, southeast of Tulsa at around 12:30 p.m. local time. When they arrived, they found the three dead suspects and two uninjured residents.
  • Florida homeowner uses martial arts to stop burglar (mugshot)

    03/01/2017 5:41:14 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1 Mar 17 | Fox News Staff
    A Florida homeowner said he used his martial arts training to apprehend a burglar who was stealing from his home. Brian Burch told WBBH that he used his Brazilian jiu-jitsu training on Josue Ortiz after he found Ortiz stealing from his garage. Burch said he walked into the garage to see Ortiz holding his jackhammer and airgun cases. Ortiz told him that his boss sent him to pick up tools from Burch’s house. He then tried to flee. That’s when Burch said he stopped Ortiz with jiu-jitsu, which he studied for over 2 years. A neighbor who saw the...
  • Homeowner dodges bullet in home invasion

    02/14/2017 4:08:06 AM PST · by from occupied ga · 13 replies
    wsb radio ^ | 2/14/17 | mike petchenik
    Demarco Parham, one of two suspects in a Fulton County home invasion, is in police custody. Sandy Springs Police have charged him with armed robbery, aggravated assault, and motor vehicle theft among other charges. It was early Monday morning when police say a couple was awakened to the sound of their alarm.The couple's home security system indicated that a basement door was opened. While his spouse called 911, the man went down to investigate.The man then heard the garage door open and went out to see what was going on.When he came out of the house, one of the gunman...
  • Home invasion suspect found suffering from gunshot wound (Ohio)

    11/11/2016 7:48:45 PM PST · by aimhigh · 22 replies
    WTOV9 ^ | 11/11/2016 | kate Davison
    A man found with two gunshot wounds to the legs is identified as the missing suspect in a home invasion. The homeowner told responding deputies two armed men wearing masks forced their way into the home. The homeowner said he was assaulted by the men but was able to get his gun and shoot at them. Hall was believed to be shot twice in the legs during the robbery and was a fugitive until Friday.
  • Homeowner kills apparent home invasion suspect in Gwinnett County

    09/16/2016 5:19:09 AM PDT · by from occupied ga · 63 replies
    wsbradio ^ | 9/16/16 | Nicole Emmett
    Homeowner kills apparent home invasion suspect in Gwinnett County By Nicole Emmett Gwinnett County police are combing part of a neighborhood after they said a homeowner shot and killed someone breaking into their house. Officers responded to the house in the 3000 block of Spring Drive after the shooting, which they said happened just before 4 a.m. Friday. They said preliminary investigation indicates the homeowner shot someone who was breaking in to the house. The apparent home invasion suspect was dead on the scene, police said. They said multiple people were in the house at the time. They said it...
  • “Great Kid” Killed While Committed Home Invasion Pretending To Be Police

    09/14/2016 1:04:33 PM PDT · by detective · 54 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | September 13, 2016 | Bob Owens
    16-year-old Hillside High School student Jalen Thompson Johnson was shot and killed early yesterday as he donned a mask, claimed to be a police officer, and tried to kick in the door of a Durham, NC apartment. Unfortunately for Johnston, the homeowner was not only also armed, he was a better shot. A teen was shot to death while trying to force his way into an apartment in Durham Monday morning, police said. The resident of the apartment was injured in the shooting.
  • Great-grandmother beaten, burned in her home dies weeks after attack (Georgia)

    09/01/2016 9:45:21 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 101 replies
    WSB TV ^ | August 29, 2016 | Nicole Carr
    MERIWETHER COUNTY, Ga. - An elderly woman who was beaten and burned inside her Meriwether County home has died weeks after the attack, the county's coroner confirmed to Channel 2 Action News. Dorothy Dow, 83, was lying in her bed when three men and a woman kicked in her back door and attacked her in early August, according to police. "These suspects began to demand money from Miss Dow. She pleaded with them that she didn't have any money. They began to brutally beat her,” Sheriff Chuck Smith said. The family said Dow’s right and left arms were broken, and...
  • Man chased by Bear inside his home

    08/02/2016 12:35:37 PM PDT · by w1n1 · 48 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 8/2/2016 | C Cocoles
    Bear breaks into house: bear and two cubs chase homeowner around inside California home. In the video, Ginn can be heard shouting, "There's a bear in my house", before quickly sprinting upstairs to hide as the bear chases him up the stairs. According to Ginn, he was locked in the room for an hour before the mother bear and her two cubs finally left and returned to nature. See the news video here.
  • 4yrs in jail, damages: Finnish man sentenced after defending against home invasion

    07/22/2016 7:46:15 AM PDT · by rktman · 28 replies
    rt.com ^ | 7/20/2016 | unknown
    The homeowner has been convicted of “excessive self-defense and attempted manslaughter,” Helsinki news reports. He will serve an unconditional sentence for four years and two months, which he has to spend in prison. The man also has to pay damages to his attackers, with the fine totaling €21,000 (US$23,000). The newspaper does not provide information on the severity of injuries sustained by the home-invaders, however, it is known that they survived the event.
  • 'Top Gun' actress Kelly McGillis left 'scratched and bruised' after home invasion

    06/24/2016 7:53:33 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 28 replies
    The actress, who is best known for playing Charlotte "Charlie" Blackwood in "Top Gun," recalled the scary incident in a recent Facebook post. "Upon entering the house I notice a pair of girls pink sandals and a black larger pair," McGillis wrote. At first, she thought it her daughter might be home and she called out several times for her. "[But then] a stranger, a woman, came barreling down the hallway and began yelling at me. I asked her who she is and why she was in my house and she said 'you know why you've been stalking me in...
  • One wounded in attack on Binyamin region community

    03/02/2016 12:45:50 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 2/3/16 | Ben Ariel
    Two terrorists broke into the community of Eli, located in the Mateh Binyamin region, early Wednesday morning, where they attacked one of the local residents with a knife and clubs before fleeing the scene. The lightly wounded man was evacuated to the Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem with cuts in the head. Security forces who were called to the scene located the two terrorists a short time later and killed them. Forces then conducted large searches to make sure no additional terrorists were present. During the searches a handgun was found outside the town on the path the terrorists used...
  • Man killed in weekend shooting was one of the attackers (Arizona)

    12/15/2015 2:48:18 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 4 replies
    Verde Independent ^ | Jon Hutchinson
    COTTONWOOD-- Cottonwood Police have identified the man killed Friday night in what is being called a home invasion robbery. The man who was killed was one of the Phoenix-area men who reportedly attacked two Cottonwood men. Gus Terrell Finklea, 27, of Goodyear, was shot by one of two victims with a handgun from the South 2nd Street home, according to the police report.
  • Federal Judge Susan Dlott made chilling 911 call after 3 gunmen attacked her, husband Stan Chesley

    12/11/2015 9:49:27 AM PST · by euram · 103 replies
    WCPO ^ | Dec 7, 2015 | Julie O'Neil
    INDIAN HILL, Ohio -- You can hear a federal judge make a distressful and chilling call for help after three gunmen attacked her husband and her in the bedroom of their $8 million Indian Hill mansion last Friday.
  • 13-year-old homeschooler shoots, kills felon during home invasion

    11/20/2015 12:26:19 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 25 replies
    Red Alert Politics ^ | 11-16-15 | Ed Staff
    Two men with extensive criminal backgrounds attempted to break in to a home in Ladson, South Carolina in the middle of the day last week. They were greeted by an unlikely hero: a 13-year-old, who takes public classes online at home. When the alleged burglars attempted to enter the property, the boy killed one of them and scared off the other. One of the burglar's guns was identified as a Colt .45, and the weapon the boy used was unreported — except that the gun belongs to his mother, who owns it for self-defense.