I think he will face an up-hill battle to prove that contention. Man shot attempting to break into Dayton home pleads not guilty
He is facing an aggravated burglary charge. And surprise, he is well known to the cops.
“He’s got a pretty lengthy criminal history,” said Sgt. Matt Beavers of the Dayton Police Department.
Police were dispatched to the home around 4:40 a.m.
“When crews arrived on the scene, the individual that was shot was found on the porch laying there unconscious,” Beavers said.
After being treated in a local hospital, he has been transferred to the county jail.
Especially if they are home when you try to break in. MANVILLE: Local man shot by off-duty cop during attempted home robbery.
Details on what happened next are currently under investigation, but officials said Cook was quickly engaged in a physical altercation with the homeowner, who happened to be an off-duty police officer.
During the ensuing struggle, police said the officer shot Cook in the chest.
The officer then proceeded to save the would-be bad-guy’s life. He was taken to a local hospital and is in critical condition.
The wounded guy is a suspect in several burglaries in the area. He will be charged accordingly.
Self-defense is a human-right. In New Jersey, they may try to deny that, but I doubt anyone is going to fault the officer in this case.
He entered a home and refused to leave, even after one of the residents got a shotgun. Intruder killed in Wyoming home invasion
The woman’s boyfriend attempted to get the intruder to leave peacefully.
When the intruder refused, the homeowner armed himself with a shotgun.
The intruder again refused to leave the home. “The male resident felt threatened after exhausting efforts to talk the man into leaving the residence,” police stated in the press release.
The man shot the intruder once in the chest.
That’s just plain crazy. If you get shot with a handgun, or rifle, there is at least a chance you will survive. You get hit square on with a shotgun blast – with bird or buckshot – it is likely you are done.
It has been a bad year for this guy. Burglar shot by homeowner sent to prison | WNCN
He got arrested after he got shot by a homeowner who found him in the home stealing stuff. When the police caught up to him, he had loot from another burglary in his vehicle. He was sentenced on both burglaries.
But here is the thing…
He was out on bail for previous aggravated burglary. AND…
He has six prior convictions for aggravated burglary and burglary.
His parole sentence and the sentence for both new crimes will run consecutively. It all ads up to more than 20 years in prison.
I want to say that I am surprised he was not in jail, but I’m not. Not really. Not given the state of our criminal justice system.
I’m a bit surprised that he didn’t shoot them. Police: Clowns flee after homeowner fires warning shot
On my land. Not leaving when told. Wearing masks. “Advancing” toward my house.
Mozambique drills. (I’m just sayin’)
Texans are heavily armed. Running around “scaring people” is a good way to nominate yourself for the Darwin Award.
No riots. No nothing. Sheriff’s office identifies man fatally shot by deputy outside Little Rock
In a news release, Capt. Carl Minden, a spokesman for the sheriff’s office, said White was holding a 20-gauge shotgun when he was shot. The unnamed deputy shot him twice in the upper torso.
The was wandering around a neighborhood with a gun, scaring the good citizens. He was shot on the porch of a house of people unknown to him.
He was not a good guy in the sense that he had been threatening his ex-wife earlier in the year, and had been arrested for “first-degree terroristic threatening” in April.
When a cop gets shot, it just isn’t as interesting. Chicago police officer shot in Little Village | abc7chicago.com
They thought they saw a weapon, so they approached the group. One of the people standing around took off running and the cops gave chase.
The officers were giving chase when the suspect turned around and fired.
In a feat of superhuman restraint, this guy’s partner shot the miscreant with a Taser. (He is now in custody.) Somewhere along the line that partner got stabbed. (No word on how seriously.)
So where are the pundits and politicians? A cop gets shot and it isn’t news? The restraint shown isn’t worthy of praise?