Crime Doesn’t Just Happen in Other Kinds of Places

People think they are immune to crime because of where they live. They are wrong. Bossier’s Safest Neighborhoods Are Being Targeted by Criminals.

Many Bossier City residents may have been lulled into a false sense of security living inside our safest neighborhoods. Greenacres Place is certainly viewed as a secure and friendly place to live. But now we know we can all be at risk.

To the point where they are leaving keys in unlocked vehicles.

When my uncle and my cousin went hunting for elk, they didn’t stay in Illinois. They went to where there were elk. Why do you think criminals won’t be active in your neighborhood? It is too far? Unless you live in a gated community with serious security you are subject to crime. This is the Real World™ not some fantasy-land.

I’m putting this in the “Neighbors Were Shocked” category, because I’m sure they are surprised to find they can’t leave their keys in their cars.

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Neighbors Were Shocked. Well a Guy Who Worked There Was Shocked

Because you see, College Hill is a nice neighborhood in Cincinnati. (Or maybe it is North College Hill that is supposed to be “nice.”) Police: 17-year-old robbed, shot outside College Hill gas station.

Except 2 people were shot and killed just across the street from this incident 2 days prior to this shooting.

“I was over there behind the cooler, when I heard the shot, so I go outside and look. The person, he’s laying on the floor and I see the blood in the back,” Mandeep Singh [the clerk] said.

Crime can happen to anyone anywhere. It doesn’t just happen in “other kinds of places.” You should plan accordingly.

The kid who got shot was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center with “non-life-threatening injuries.”

What If 911 Put You on Hold For 4 Minutes

Oh, and neighbors were shocked. Shooting in Toronto’s east end leaves neighbourhood on edge.

What has been troubling for people in the area was how long it took to get through to 911 in the first place. Several neighbours said they called 911 as soon as they heard the shots. But in each case, they were put on hold.

Long wait times at Toronto 911 have been an issue. More positions have been approved, but it doesn’t sound like they have been filled.

A lot of really bad things can happen in 4 minutes, and at that point you haven’t even communicated with a 911 operator. So what are you going to do while you wait?

And the neighbors?

One woman, still reeling from the incident, spoke to Global News anonymously. She’s lived in the area for years and now fears for her safety.

While she may be less-safe than she was years ago, she isn’t less safe than she was last week. She just thought she was safe.

And Canada has all that lovely gun control. How is it that criminals just ignore those laws?

Neighbors Were Shocked

First, it is a story of armed self-defense. BAPD: Homeowner Fires At Woman Attempting To Break In.

She decided that she was entitled to break into another person’s home to retrieve property she believed was hers. She miscalculated.

Police said a woman was home when she heard a loud noise. She immediately called 911, picked up her gun and walked toward a broken window.

“[She]noticed that a window had been broken and saw a white female trying to get into the house, trying to gain entry into the house,” said Officer Koch. “[The] homeowner fired shot in the direction of the suspect, its unknown whether the suspect was injured.

Cops apparently went on at length about how this is not a random event.

The neighbors? They were shocked to discover that they live in the Real World™ and not in some crime-free paradise.

Rick Plantin is one of several people living in the neighborhood who was shocked to hear the sound of a police chopper.

“It’s scary, it really is,” said Plantin.

He did eventually arrive at the point were he realized that crime can happen “in any neighborhood.”

Self-defense is a human-right.

Neighbors Were Shocked

Shocked to learn they live in the Real World™ where crime can – and often does – occur. Police investigating a fatal shooting during a home invasion.

Bad-guy breaks into home. Bad-guy meets armed homeowner. Homeowner shoots bad-guy. Neighbors are shocked!

Residents of Remsen Street say they were surprised to wake up to the news because it’s a quiet neighborhood.

They never worry when they’re out and about and usually feel safe.

“I can walk down the street, be comfortable, and not have that worry if I’m going to lose the money that’s in my pocket from somebody,” said Ken Zeoli, who lives on Remsen.

He apparently thinks that crime happens in “other kinds of places” to “other kinds of people.” Or he did think that anyway. Maybe now he will wake up to reality.

The guy who got shot died at a local hospital. Cops are investigating because New York hates self-defense.

But despite how New York feels, Self-defense is a human-right. Good Guys 1, Bad Guys 0.

Why Are the Neighbors Always Shocked?

Oh my. There is crime-scene tape in my neighborhood. Neighbors react to ex-boyfriend shooting in midtown

It’s as though they think that crime only happens in “other kinds of places.”

“I was driving by and looked over to my wife and said, ‘Was that crime scene tape?'” said neighbor Nic Hutchinson. “What’s going on? This is such a nice, quiet neighborhood.

That isn’t the only quote.

Surprising? Perhaps. But crime can happen anywhere. If you are reading this then you live in the Real World™ and not in Fantasy Land. You should plan accordingly, because you (and your neighborhood) are not immune to crime.

The details on the original story can be found here.

If You Break Into Homes, You Will Eventually Find an Armed Homeowner

No one will be surprised at the result. UPDATE: Authorities identify man shot to death by Carrollton ho – WDRB 41 Louisville News

First he pulled a knife on some sanitation workers collecting trash. When that fight was broken up, he went to a home and kicked in the door.

Wilhoite says Corley kicked in the door of the home, and the homeowner shot him.

Corley was pronounced dead at about 6:40 a.m. The cause of death is listed as a single gunshot wound to the chest.

Neighbors aren’t shocked, so much as scared to discover that they live in the Real World™ where crime can and does happen.

Self-defense is a human-right.