Teenager or Legal Adult? Why Is the Media So Confused?

Actually they’re more biased than confused. Teen arrested in connection with shooting of man found dead in vehicle in Green Valley Ranch.

Denver police arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with the shooting death of another man found in a vehicle in the Green Valley Ranch neighborhood.

“Teen” always makes me think of 14 or 15 years. Not someone who will be tried as a legal adult. But then I’m not trying to make you feel sorry for the felon. The dead guy had a single gunshot wound to the head. I don’t want you to feel angry at the killer.

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Because Big Corporations Prefer Their Employees To Be Disarmed Victims

Even if they end up being dead victims. Gas station clerk fired for shooting armed robber: Problem Solvers Investigation.

Guy working in a Shell station is confronted by an armed robber. He pulls out his legally-concealed handgun and shoots said robber in the stomach. But that isn’t the end of the story.

Suncor, the company that owns the Shell gas station and convenience store, had every right to fire the employee. “Although this may have played out in a way that was self-defense, they (Suncor) may view it as a bad idea to have employees generally armed because the next person might misread a situation and shoot a customer,” he said.

And if the next clerk ends up dead, well that is the cost of doing business. Of course it’s a cost not impacting the suits who make those policies.

And it isn’t just gas-station companies. Big pizza chains like their delivery drivers disarmed as well. I really wish someone would publish a definitive list.

I’m Sure the Sign Just Wasn’t Big Enough

Heh. Gun-Free Zone Sign Prevents Dangerous Armed Robbery – Oh, Wait, No It Didn’t.

So a gun-free zone is robbed at gunpoint. How can that happen?

People enjoying some hot wings the other day in Colorado Springs, CO got a front row seat to proof of the efficaciousness of a virtue-signaling gun-banning sign. Buffalo Wild Wings is a gun-free zone. It says so right on the sign on the front door in big, bold letters: “Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc Bans Guns on These Premises.”

The sign is highly effective 99.9% of the time. Just hope that you’re not there and unarmed for the 0.1% of the time when the place gets robbed, like it did the other day.

One guy had a scary “assault rifle” and he “walked right past the sign that clearly bans guns.”

Do you really think putting up a “No Crime Allowed” sign would stop crime? (Hat tip MaddMedic and Never Yet Melted.)

He Really Got the Victim-selection Process Wrong

Given that he is young, maybe he will learn a life-long lesson. Would-be robber attempts to hold up Centennial gas station at gunpoint but the clerk had a gun and shot him.

According to the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office, a juvenile male ran into the Shell station on the corner of East Arapahoe Road and South University Boulevard just before 6 a.m. The juvenile had a gun and tried to hold up the gas station.

Instead, the clerk shot him. They took the kid to the local Children’s Hospital.

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

Relatives of Dead Criminals Don’t Like Self-defense

Oh, and Self-defense is legal in Colorado. No murder charge in shooting, DA rules.

Three people were sleeping in a garage – they had permission from the homeowner. A couple of guys burst in and start hitting one of the three with a pipe. One of the three invited guests picks up a gun and shoots one of the attackers.

The Mesa County District Attorney’s Office will not file homicide charges against Pruitt because the case meets all three requirements of the state’s “Make My Day” law, Rubinstein wrote in a Dec. 4 letter to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office Complex Crimes Unit.

Colorado’s “Make My Day” law allows any occupant of a dwelling to use any degree of physical force, including deadly force, against another person who has unlawfully entered the dwelling, and when the person believes the other person has committed a crime inside or intends to commit a crime inside, and if the occupant believes the person might use any physical force “no matter how slight” against the occupant.

The woman who did the shooting will not face charges on the shooting, though she will face other charges.

The family of the dead guy? They don’t believe any of it.

Brandon Sanchez’ sister, Monica Sanchez, said by phone Friday that she feels justice will not be served if Pruitt is not held accountable for her brother’s killing.

“I know my brother wasn’t one to go out and cause trouble like they’re making him out to be,” she said. “Everybody was mind-boggled that they’re ruling it as self-defense.”

It’s all about racism, according to the family.

Another Failure of the Victim-selection Process

If you break into homes, you will eventually find an armed homeowner. Man fatally shot by homeowner after breaking into Denver home identified.

Police said that Casias broke into the home around 12:30 a.m. and had an altercation with the homeowner when he refused to leave before he was shot.

Colorado has a “Make My Day” law (actually called that), but the investigation continues.

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

Imagine A City That Is Serious About Tackling Gun Crime

Violent criminals sent to prison? What is this 1995?

First we have a case from this week in Colorado. Puebloans charged in pawn shop robbery.

Ronnie Jacquez and Gabriel Bencomo-Diaz were charged Friday in U.S. District Court in Denver with using and carrying a gun in furtherance of a violent crime, which has a minimum 7-year federal prison term. They are also charged with robbery affecting interstate commerce.

This is a regular occurrence.

Authorities regularly charge Pueblo defendants in federal court in Denver because punishment is often more severe under federal law than in Pueblo District Court under state law.

Contrast that with a case from Chicago, just in September. Gunday Funday: Our weekly look at how prosecutors and the courts are handling Chicago gun cases.

His vehicle matched one used in robberies. He ran from police. They found a gun and pot, when they caught up with him.

In a plea deal approved by Judge Timothy Chambers, Rodriguez pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm with a previous conviction. He was sentenced to three years in prison with 98 days credit for time served while awaiting trial. Eight other firearms-related felonies were dropped in the deal. He is scheduled to be paroled on November 22, 2019.

Which city do you think will have lower crime in the long run?

If you make something less expensive, you get more of it.