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  • Darren Wilson on why he shot Michael Brown

    11/25/2014 6:58:31 AM PST · by PROCON · 92 replies
    nypost ^ | Nov. 25, 2014 | Joe Tacopino
    The officer who fatally gunned down Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., described to the grand jury how the unarmed teen overpowered and taunted him. “I drew my gun,” Officer Darren Wilson recalled. “I said, ‘Get back or I’m going to shoot you.’ He immediately grabs my gun and says, ‘You are too much of a pu–y to shoot me.” The officer said he was sitting in his patrol car when he drew his firearm after Brown slugged him twice in the face through an open window. They proceeded to struggle over the weapon and Wilson — who is 6 feet...
  • Officer-turned-shopkeeper kills robber in Mayfair

    06/24/2014 4:10:04 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 7 replies
    The Inquirer / Philly.com ^ | Monday, June 23, 2014, 8:18 PM | Allison Steele, Inquirer Staff Writer
    A former Philadelphia police officer shot and killed a knife-wielding man who tried to rob her vitamin store Monday evening, police said. Police did not release the 46-year-old shopkeeper's name, but online business records identified her as Sharon Doyle, who worked as a police officer in Philadelphia as well as Lower Makefield and Warminster Townships. She also served as a Secret Service agent from 2002 to 2004, according to a resumé posted online.
  • Man shot dead by wife 15 minutes after being freed from jail [Self Defence]

    07/15/2013 8:13:43 PM PDT · by expat1000 · 36 replies
    Your Jewish News | undated | Sarah Weiss
    It was a bad day for one husband and father, who was killed by his wife after he came home from jail. The Tennessee man was shot and killed by his wife on Saturday only 15 minutes after getting out of jail.
  • I shot US abortion doctor to protect children, Scott Roeder tells court

    01/28/2010 12:16:12 PM PST · by Ben Mugged · 420 replies · 3,643+ views
    Guardian ^ | 28 January 2010 | Ed Pilkington
    A self-proclaimed born-again Christian who believes all abortions are a sin told his trial for murder today that he shot dead an abortion doctor in Wichita, Kansas, to protect unborn children. Scott Roeder said he had bought a .22-calibre Taurus gun and ammunition on 30 May 2009, the day before he shot George Tiller, and practised target shooting with his brother. Then he checked into a motel in Wichita, and the next day followed Tiller to the church in the town where the doctor was an usher. His defence lawyer asked: "Did you go and shoot Dr Tiller?" Roeder replied:...
  • John Denver karaoke sparks Thai killing spree

    03/08/2008 5:08:14 PM PST · by gondramB · 138 replies · 6,001+ views
    Telegraph ^ | 3/8/2008
    A gunman in Thailand shot-dead eight neighbours, including his brother-in-law, after tiring of their karaoke versions of popular songs, including John Denver’s Country Roads. Weenus Chumkamnerd, 52, put his gun to the head of a respected female doctor and seven of her guests as they partied at her home in Songkhla Province, South Thailand. "When I began shooting nobody pleaded for his life because they were all drunk," he said after his arrest. He said he was so furious with their awful singing that he did not notice he had murdered his own brother-in-law. ... Country Roads is a hugely...
  • Man slain after killing neighbor's show pigs

    06/08/2006 12:23:44 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 33 replies · 1,528+ views
    NORMANGEE — The owner of two show pigs is accused of shooting and killing his neighbor after the man apparently slaughtered the pigs, believing they were wild hogs on the loose, Leon County authorities said. Joseph Clampitte III, 50, of Normangee, was found shot to death in his back yard Saturday. Preliminary autopsy results showed he was hit five times, including a fatal wound to the back of the head. Daniel Tolopka II, 34, of Normangee, was arrested on a murder charge. He was released Monday on $250,000 bond. Sheriff Mike Price said Clampitte shot the hogs, which had been...
  • Police Say Homeowner Shot Suspected Burglar

    11/19/2004 4:14:42 PM PST · by Horatio Gates · 37 replies · 1,212+ views
    KATU-TV ^ | November 19, 2004 | Bob Heye
    Vancouver, Wash. - Police say a deadly shooting in Vancouver early Friday morning started when a homeowner confronted a man inside his garage. The shooting happened just before 2:00 a.m. in the 1800 block of S.E. 176th Place. "We had a homeowner report that he heard noises in his garage," said Officer Ron Stevens with the Vancouver Police Department. "He went to investigate those noises and when he went into the garage, he was confronted by a male subject who was armed. The homeowner shot the subject and the subject died at the scene as a result of his injuries."...