Yet Another Failure of the Victim-selection Process

If you break into homes, you will eventually find an armed homeowner. Man dies after being shot in garage of an Orem homeowner.

Around 7 a.m., the homeowner heard someone inside a garage that is unattached from his house.

The homeowner went inside his house, grabbed a small caliber handgun and confronted the man in the garage, Martinez said.

A scuffle occurred in which the homeowner shot man in the garage multiple times in the abdomen.

Self-defense is a human-right.

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Self-defense is Legal in Alabama

I never thought she should have been arrested when I first heard about this incident. Selma woman charged in husband’s shooting death cleared by grand jury.

A Dallas County grand jury on Thursday heard testimony from 38-year-old Jacqueline Dixon and, when it was over, declined to issue an indictment against, said District Attorney Michael Jackson.

The investigators and DA’s office issued a murder-domestic violence warrant, but the Grand Jury declined to prosecute.

If You Break Into Homes…

You will eventually run into an armed homeowner. What happens next will not surprise anyone. Police: Homeowner shoots burglary suspect in Nichols Hills.

So it seems this guy was breaking into cars and possibly homes as well.

“We believe the suspect was confronted by a homeowner, some type of altercation took place. Suspect was shot at least one time,” [Nichols Hills Police Chief Steve] Cox said. “While officers in the area were looking for the suspect, it was determined we started getting several calls of other residences and autos being broken into.”

Cops found the guy doing the breaking in, and they took him to a local hospital. He will be moved to the county jail as soon as the doctors are through with him.

Self-defense is a human-right. Good Guys 1, Bad Guys 0.

Another Failure of the Victim-selection Process

If you break into homes, you will eventually find an armed homeowner. Absolutely no one should be surprised at what happens next. KPD: Suspect shot, killed during Northwest Knox home invasion; new details emerge.

A preliminary investigation shows a male was armed with a handgun around 1 a.m. when he began beating on the door of a home in the 2400 block of Lamp Drive, police said.

KPD was notified of the burglary in progress and responded around 1:22 a.m.

Before police arrived, he gained entry to the house through a windoe. One of the homeowner fired his own weapon. Deputies arrived in time to deal with his dead body.

It doesn’t say “22 minutes” in no uncertain terms. But I think from what they do say, you can guess it was “about 20 minutes” for the cops to arrive after the 911 call. That is a long time to wait when someone is trying to break into your home while armed with a handgun. From my point of view, it is a good thing that the homeowner wasn’t dependent on the state for his protection.

Self-defense is a human-right. Good Guys 1, Bad Guys 0.

Self-defense Is Legal in Colorado

But they I thought it was. Charges unlikely in fatal shooting of burglary suspect at Colorado Springs home, police say.

So the guy went to a home, and tried to break in. He was confronted by the homeowner.

The resident confronted Cookson, who was trying to enter the home, and shot him once, police said.

“It appears as though the homeowner was protecting his residence and family members when this incident occurred at the house,” police spokesman Lt. Howard Black told Gazette news partner KKTV at the time.

Colorado has a “Make My Day” law – officially known as the Homeowner Protection Act – means that you can use deadly force if you reasonably believe that a person is intending harm. Which means that – at least in your own home – self-defense is your legal-right.

Self-defense is also a human-right.

Domestic Violence Attack Ends Badly for the Attacker

You could also file this under don’t bring a knife to a gunfight. Valdosta man shot, dies after trying to enter Madison County residence.

So the guy who got shot was sending threatening text messages to a woman at the house. They don’t say, but it sounds like she was staying with friends or family to get away from this asshole, and he objected. What he didn’t take into account is that Floridians are almost as heavily armed as Texans.

The homeowner was armed, when the asshole forced his way in through he back door.

The homeowner tried to push Martin back out the door when Martin reportedly raised a large kitchen-style knife in a stabbing motion, the news release said.

The homeowner fired one round from a handgun that struck Martin in the chest, ending the attack, the sheriff said.

Sheriff’s deputies found him a short distance from the back door, and he was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Self-defense, and defense of family, is a human-right. Good Guys 1, Bad Guys 0.

Road Rage and Justifiable Self-defense

You have the right to defend yourself in Washington State. Sheriff’s Office to recommend assault charge against man shot near Joyce.

He thought the guy was trespassing. Instead of calling the police, he overreacted.

Thompson told investigators he was driving back to state Highway 112 when Edwards’ vehicle stopped in the middle of the road, blocking him.

Thompson said he drove around the vehicle and that Edwards followed him, eventually passing him in a no passing zone and sideswiping him, causing Thompson to lose control of his vehicle.

When he tried to get out of the vehicle, he was assaulted by the guy who just ran him off the road.

“He was in fear of his life,” [Chief Criminal Deputy Brian] King said.

He shot the guy attacking him.

Cops believe the shooter acted in self-defense, but are investigating to see if he trespassed. The guy who got shot will be charged with assault when he gets out of the hospital.

Self-defense is a human-right.