This is so similar to the last story from Texas, I had to be sure it wasn’t the same incident, just in a different media outlet. Homeowner Shoots Man Dead in Clay Co. Break-In, Police Say
According to initial statements at the scene, Baker forcefully entered the home, and the homeowner shot Baker inside the house.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Self-defense is a human-right.
If you break into homes (especially in Texas?) you will eventually find an armed homeowner. Schertz police: Man fatally shot during botched home invasion – San Antonio Express-News
Detectives said the man had forced his way into the home while brandishing a handgun.
Once inside, the homeowner shot the the man several times, investigators said.
He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Self-defense is a human-right. Good Guys 1, Bad Guys 0.
Kids were inside being heroes. Other kids were dying. ‘It’s devastating’: Cop stayed outside during Florida massacre while students died
An armed school deputy rushed to the Florida high school building where terrified students ran from a killer with an assault rifle, but then sat outside for about four minutes and never went inside.
He was under investigation for this, but he elected to resign from the Broward County Sheriff’s Office.
He declines to be part of their propaganda campaign. Florida Shooting Survivor: CNN Gave “Scripted Question” After Refusing Question About Armed Guards
It was a townhall meeting. He thought he would be able to ask his questions and give his opinions.
Colton Haab, a member of the Junior ROTC who shielded students while shots rang out, Local 10 news that he was going to ask a question about hiring veterans as armed security guards.
“CNN had originally asked me to write a speech and questions and it ended up being all scripted,” Haab told WPLG-TV. “I don’t think that it’s going get anything accomplished. It’s not gonna ask the true questions that all the parents and teachers and students have.”
Here’s a 38 second video clip of a news interview with Colton Haab.
Of course CNN is denying that they might be propagating fake news.
Greece has been getting a lot of bailouts from the IMF, from the EU, from everywhere. One of the things they agreed to do was speed up the processing of foreclosures. But like so many of the things Greece promised to do and didn’t do, they didn’t do this either. Protests in Greece swell against property auctions | Fox News
The Communist Party is protesting that homes in default are being auctioned off. Apparently banks should just give you money with no hope of ever getting it back. Or something. (But then that is what Greece as whole was doing.) The auctions had been stopped cold.
This week, due to the postponed auctions, creditors delayed paying out a rescue loan installment to the government worth 5.7 billion euros ($7.1 billion).
In the spirit of the golden rule (He who has the gold, makes the rule), Greece restarted the online auctions Wednesday.
Police Officer Justin Billa: Mobile Police Department, Alabama. End of Watch Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Police Officer Justin Billa was shot and killed while assisting in the apprehension of a man who had just murdered his ex-wife.
Investigators at the scene of the original murder identified the subject as a person of interest. Officer Billa, along with other officers, went to the man’s home on Avondale Court to make contact with him. As the officers arrived on scene the subject exited the home and opened fire on them, striking Officer Billa. Another officer returned fire as the subject retreated back into the home.
An ambush only works if your target isn’t forewarned. Man fatally shot by Eatonville homeowner in return fire has been identified.
So there was some “incident” between one of the 3 people in the car and the homeowner’s son. The threat to “shoot up the house” was issued. So the homeowner armed himself and took position by the front door.
Then 3 people drove up and started shooting into a bedroom of the home.
The homeowner returned fire, striking Smith. He then called 911.
Smith, of Puyallup, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two other people in the car, a 31-year-old man and 17-year-old boy, fled and were arrested nearby 20 minutes later.
Self-defense is a human-right.