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  • Luling Woman Kills Intruder, Deputies Say (LA)

    08/22/2007 7:11:52 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 25 replies · 1,264+ views
    WDSU ^ | August 22, 2007 | Staff
    St. Charles Parish deputies said a 22-year-old woman shot back at two men who barged into her home early Wednesday morning, killing one and wounding the other. Jason Jammal Todd and Chris Avila approached Nathaniel Evans as he was leaving for work at about 4 a.m., officials said. At gunpoint, they forced Evans back inside and then approached his girlfriend. Avila forced her to lie on the floor, deputies said, and one of them shot Evans. The woman got a gun from her bedroom and fired at the two intruders, deputies said. Todd was pronounced dead at the scene. Avila...
  • Louisiana teenager grabs gun to foil carjacking

    06/19/2007 5:00:28 PM PDT · by fr_freak · 72 replies · 1,866+ views
    AP ^ | June 19, 2007 | AP
    METAIRIE, La. - A 17-year-old boy foiled an attempted carjacking, wrestling a gun from a would-be robber and shooting him after the man grabbed his mother, authorities said. Carl Chestnut, wounded in the head and torso, will face armed robbery charges once he is released from East Jefferson General Hospital, Col. John Fortunato, a Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesman, said Monday. The 53-year-old woman, whose name wasn’t released, and her son were in the drive-through line at an Arby’s Roast Beef Restaurant early Monday when Chestnut, 44, walked up and pointed a gun at her, demanding their money and the...
  • Would-be robber flees after clerks pull gun on him (LA)

    03/17/2007 9:02:04 AM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 6 replies · 271+ views
    KTBS ^ | March 15, 2007 | CHRIS REDFORD
    Shreveport police have arrested a man suspected of shooting at a police officer who was trying to arrest him on suspicion of attempted robbery. Clarence Taylor III, 32, of Shreveport was caught by a police K-9 hiding under a house in the 500 block of Lawrence Street, police said. Police said Taylor hid under the house after firing at Officer Matthew Childs, who was trying to stop him for questioning in connection with a robbery attempt at a convenience store. That attempted robbery occurred Thursday afternoon at a Citgo station on Louisiana Avenue. A man pointed a gun at a...
  • Resident shoots burglary suspect (LA)

    01/15/2007 8:40:32 PM PST · by DaveLoneRanger · 8 replies · 566+ views
    New Orleans Times-Picayune ^ | January 10, 2007 | Staff
    A man, returning to his FEMA trailer in eastern New Orleans, shot a suspected burglar as he left the temporary home. The burglar, who was not identified, remained hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday night. Police said no charges would be filed against the resident. According to police, the resident returned to his home Tuesday in the 6700 block of Deanne Street, near Babylon Street, at about 8 p.m. and found a vehicle he did not recognize parked at his FEMA trailer. Suspicious, he removed his gun from his truck, then saw a man leaving the trailer. The resident told police...
  • Homeowner shoots burglar during break-in (LA)

    10/12/2006 10:15:57 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 4 replies · 509+ views
    Baton Rouge Advocate ^ | October 12, 2006 | Staff
    A break-in burglary was thwarted this morning when the homeowner shot the intruder in the leg, according to Cpl. L’Jean McKneely Jr. of the Baton Rouge Police Department. Dorielle Brumfield, 19, 2808 West Amite, was arrested and charged with simple burglary of an inhabited dwelling, He allegedly kicked in the door of a residence, and as he entered the house, he was shot in the leg by the homeowner, McKneely said. Brumfield ran from the scene and was later caught by authorities. He was taken to local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. He will be booked into Parish Prison upon his...
  • Police: Intruder was in prison several times

    10/11/2006 10:09:08 PM PDT · by Paleo Conservative · 25 replies · 1,834+ views
    Corpus Christi Caller-Times ^ | October 11, 2006 | mary ann cavazos
    A 57-year-old man who was shot and killed by his 14-year-old hostage Monday at a home on Ocean Drive had been released from jail Friday and had committed several other burglaries, including a similar home invasion, according to police and court records. Capt. John Houston said the man, who police identified through fingerprinting Tuesday as James Slaughter, had been involved in criminal activities since 1967 and was in and out of the prison system on several occasions. "His (method of operation) was to break into homes. If someone was there, he'd tie them up," Houston said. Police said they received...
  • Man dies in shooting in Faubourg Marigny (LA: Armed citizen kills would-be robber)

    10/11/2006 10:09:03 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 35 replies · 1,240+ views
    The Times-Picayune ^ | October 11, 2006 | Staff
    An unidentified man was shot dead Tuesday night while allegedly trying to rob a woman in Faubourg Marigny, New Orleans police said. Police said the woman, 27, and a male companion, 28, were walking about 8:45 p.m. in the 2200 block of North Rampart Street when another man held a handgun against the woman's back and demanded money, said Garry Flot, a police public information officer. Her companion, who has a concealed weapon permit, pulled his own handgun and shot the gunman several times, police said. [Snip] The case is under investigation, but no charges were filed Tuesday night.
  • Cab driver shoots would-be robber (LA)

    09/25/2006 9:57:53 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 36 replies · 1,233+ views
    KTBS ^ | September 25, 2006 | Staff
    A Shreveport teenager remains hospitalized after police say he was shot several times by a Casino Cab driver Saturday night. "With one of them not having a mask on at all, having his face completely exposed, I felt as they were going to get my money and kill me," said the cab driver who asked not to be identified. Detectives say the cab driver was called to the 3500 block of Ninock Street to pick up a fare. They say Arthur Joseph, 20, got into the back driver-side seat. Seconds later, another man wearing a mask over his face got...
  • Homeowner shoots burglar (Shreveport, LA)

    11/03/2005 11:30:29 AM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 9 replies · 586+ views
    KTBS 3 News ^ | 11-03-2005
    A homeowner who arrived to found [sic] his house burglarized apparently shot the burglar when he returned for more, Shreveport police said. It happened in the 3900 block of Sumner Street. Police said a couple arrived at their home about 6 a.m. today and found their home burglarized. They were in the house about two hours later when another burglary attempt occurred. "They fired shots at this individual," Police Department spokeswoman Kacee Hargrave said. "We believe the suspect was shot. We have a blood trail that's leading from the house." Police brought in a K-9 to try to follow the...
  • Intruder wounded by State Street resident (LA)

    03/21/2006 6:08:48 AM PST · by DaveLoneRanger · 9 replies · 379+ views
    The Advocate ^ | March 19, 2006 | Staff
    A State Street resident shot a man Sunday night who he said tried to force his way into his home north of LSU’s campus, city police said. The unidentified intruder, in his 20s, knocked on the resident’s door at 514 E. State St. about 9:30 p.m., asking for someone who did not live there, said Sgt. Charles Armstrong, a spokesman for the Police Department. An altercation erupted, ending with gunfire. The intruder, shot with the resident’s weapon, was taken to Baton Rouge General Medical Center-Mid City, where he is listed in serious condition, Armstrong said. Further details were not available...
  • Aftermath Of Disaster - One Armed Citizen’s Story (New Orleans/Katrina)

    01/22/2006 9:48:26 PM PST · by Skibane · 49 replies · 5,502+ views
    AMERICAN RIFLEMAN Magazine (12/05 issue) ^ | 11/12/05 | Martin K.A. Morgan
    I live on Julia Street in the downtown Warehouse District of New Orleans. My apartment is just seven blocks from the French Quarter, eight blocks from the Louisiana Superdome and four blocks from the Mississippi River. I also work in the same neighborhood at the National D-Day Museum. Living and working in the Warehouse District during the past five years has made me develop a sense of comfort and safety that I now realize I had been taking for granted. During the last three days of August 2005, that sense of comfort and safety was shattered by Hurricane Katrina. I...