No Charges for Man Defending His Home

Break into homes and you will eventually find an armed homeowner. No charges issued after Bevo man kills person attempting to ente – KMOV.com

According to neighbors, the victim was trying to enter the residence by breaking a front window.

The resident shot him, and he was declared dead at the scene.

Neighbors, for a change, are not shocked. They seem to think it is what the times call for, when you have to defend yourself and your family.

“It’s very unfortunate that a life had to be taken,” said neighbor Adam Losh. “[But] it seems to be the necessary steps to protecting your family and yourself from possible harm or, god forbid, death.”

Self-defense is a human-right.

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Good Guys 1, Bad Guys 0

He thought that breaking into an occupied apartment in the middle of the night was a good idea. He was wrong. Intruder Shot During Apparent Burglary – OZARKSFIRST

Lt. David Myer of the Springfield Police tells KOLR10 that a man attempted to climb in a window in the apartment complex in the 2800 block of south Nettleton shortly before 2:30 this morning…

That is when someone inside shot the suspect. The suspect has non life threatening injuries and it is believed that the suspect and homeowner knew each other.

Self-defense is a human-right.

He Stuck Around AFTER the Alarm Went Off?

I don’t think this guy is the sharpest tool in the shed. St. Louis homeowner shoots burglar in leg | Law and order | stltoday.com

At about 3:30 a.m. Thursday, the homeowner in the 2900 block of Iowa Avenue woke up after hearing his burglar alarm sounding. The homeowner confronted the burglar. The intruder came toward the homeowner, who then fired the shot that hit the burglar in the leg, police say.

You would think the sound of a burglar alarm would be the cue to head for the exits.

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

How Should a 74-year-old Defend Himself From a 26-year-old?

Without a gun, that is? Elderly man fatally shoots would-be robber in North City – KMOV.com

The 74-year-old homeowner told police he was in his backyard when Smith forced him inside his home at gunpoint and demanded property. Once inside the home, the victim got his gun and exchanged gunfire with the suspect.

The homeowner was shot but is in stable condition. The bad-guy was shot and he was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Without a firearm as a means of defense, the old and the infirm will be at the mercy of the young and the violent.

Self-defense is a human-right.

Self-defense is Legal in Missouri

But it took almost a year for the powers-that-be to come to that conclusion. Murder Charges Dismissed — Prosecutors Say Man Acted in Self-Defense in Brother’s Shooting

First-degree murder charges were dismissed against Thomas “T.J.” Easter II, 36, who was indicted last year in the April 13, 2017, death of John Easter, 32, Leasburg.

After studying the merits of the case, the prosecutors say that the case qualifies as self-defense.

The tone is interesting. It is almost as if the DA is apologizing for the existence of self-defense.

“No one was hurt; no shots were fired”

But an armed homeowner was able to hold a bad-guy wanted by police. Homeowner holds shooting suspect at gunpoint in shed until Jefferson County deputies arrive.

The manhunt for a gunman who opened fire on a Jefferson County sheriff’s deputy is over, after a homeowner found the man hiding in a shed Friday morning.

Sheriff Dave Marshak said the homeowner held the suspect at gunpoint in a shed off Highway JJ until deputies arrived, at about 7:15 a.m. Friday.