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Home invasion suspect shot by female victim(AL)
wlbt.com ^ | 30 October, 2012 | Arielle Clay

Posted on 10/31/2012 5:33:26 AM PDT by marktwain

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

A burglar got more than he bargained for when he targeted the wrong house in Jefferson County.

The woman he was trying to steal from fought back and shot him.

"I was awakened with a gun in my face hollering 'give me all yo money and give me all yo jewelry' and I screamed 'I don't have any money and I don't have any jewelry,'" the victim, who does not want to be identified, said. "That didn't satisfy [him]. Then he asked me about everyone in my house during this time I'm fumbling to get my gun. He pushed me down. I got up fought back."

Deputy Chief Randy Christian from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says the suspect had an air rifle, similar to a BB gun.

"She didn't know that at the time, she thought it was loaded. He knew it though. Sometime during the struggle, he put that down took out a keyhole saw. He cut her a few times superficially with that," Christian said.

The victim was cut on her stomach and on her arm.

"Kept on fighting and another person in the house got up to see what the dogs were barking at and that distracted him. When that distracted him I finally got to my pistol and fired a round," the victim said.

(Excerpt) Read more at wlbt.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Alabama
KEYWORDS: al; banglist; defense; home
Followup with more details than the original story.
1 posted on 10/31/2012 5:33:34 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

Good news story. I hope she plugged him good. If she said “Yo no mo” as she fired, it would be fine with me.


2 posted on 10/31/2012 5:45:21 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn ( White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: marktwain

Is it wrong I always wish they fired more and the assaulter was DOA


3 posted on 10/31/2012 5:50:07 AM PDT by badpacifist (I'm criticized but all your bullets ricochet You knock me down, but I get up I'm bulletproof)
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To: badpacifist
Is it wrong I always wish they fired more and the assaulter was DOA

You're not wrong, because we all know he'll be out in X amount of years [X = not enough time] and doing it again.
4 posted on 10/31/2012 5:53:57 AM PDT by Thorliveshere
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To: badpacifist

In this day and age the American people need to armed more than ever. I have heard of so many home invaders being shotand killed this last year. In years past I had heard of so many victims that were robbed and tortured by them as well as kidnapping them. A good friend of mine had his family held at gunpoint by two black thugs (funny how you never hear about Hispanic or white guys doing this) and tied up while they drove him to an ATM to dump out all of his cash. He knew the guy was going to shoot him and dump his body afterwards so he jumped out of he vehicle. When he did he crushed part of his eye orbital (which has been reconstructed) and id irreparable damage to his neck and caused his thyroid to stop operating properly. He has as several facial reconstructions but has never looked quite the same. Those thugs had no remorse for what they did and are little more than animals. After hearing that I keep a loaded gun ready for any home invasion thugs. The way I look at it, if I shoot them I’m going to make sure they’re dead so they can’t sue me and I will keep someone else from being robbed.


5 posted on 10/31/2012 6:03:21 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: badpacifist

I perfer DRT not DOA.


6 posted on 10/31/2012 6:04:16 AM PDT by Ratman83
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To: badpacifist

In this day and age the American people need to be armed more than ever. I have heard of so many home invaders being shot and killed this last year. In years past I had heard of so many victims that were robbed and tortured by them as well as kidnapping them. A good friend of mine had his family held at gunpoint by two black thugs (funny how you never hear about Hispanic or white guys doing this) and tied up while they drove him to an ATM to dump out all of his cash. He knew the guy was going to shoot him and dump his body afterwards so he jumped out of he vehicle. When he did he crushed part of his eye orbital (which has been reconstructed) and id irreparable damage to his neck and caused his thyroid to stop operating properly. He has had several facial reconstructions but has never looked quite the same. Those thugs had no remorse for what they did and are little more than animals. After hearing that I keep a loaded gun ready for any home invasion thugs. The way I look at it, if I shoot them I’m going to make sure they’re dead so they can’t sue me and I will keep someone else from being robbed.


7 posted on 10/31/2012 6:04:30 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: badpacifist

In this day and age the American people need to be armed more than ever. I have heard of so many home invaders being shot and killed this last year. In years past I had heard of so many victims that were robbed and tortured by them as well as kidnapping them. A good friend of mine had his family held at gunpoint by two black thugs (funny how you never hear about Hispanic or white guys doing this) and tied up while they drove him to an ATM to dump out all of his cash. He knew the guy was going to shoot him and dump his body afterwards so he jumped out of he vehicle. When he did he crushed part of his eye orbital (which has been reconstructed) and did irreparable damage to his neck and caused his thyroid to stop operating properly. He has had several facial reconstructions but has never looked quite the same. Those thugs had no remorse for what they did and are little more than animals. After hearing that I keep a loaded gun ready for any home invasion thugs. The way I look at it, if I shoot them I’m going to make sure they’re dead so they can’t sue me and I will keep someone else from being robbed.


8 posted on 10/31/2012 6:04:58 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Thorliveshere
In Texas they only serve 12.5% of their sentence. Plus they get credit for time served in county awaiting trial, while the case is on appeal, etc.

So a 30 year prison sentence may only mean a year or two in an actual prison.

Our state justice systems have been sabotaged.

9 posted on 10/31/2012 6:05:50 AM PDT by hopespringseternal
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To: jsanders2001
A good friend of mine had his family held at gunpoint by two black thugs (funny how you never hear about Hispanic or white guys doing this)

Sure you do. Asians too.

10 posted on 10/31/2012 6:24:36 AM PDT by old and tired
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To: badpacifist

My first thought as well.
Why fire just once?


11 posted on 10/31/2012 6:30:52 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: badpacifist

Roger That!, Around here the perp/perps get the entire magazine full.


12 posted on 10/31/2012 6:37:38 AM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver. 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: jsanders2001

Yes there are plenty of nonblack thugs, but “African American” is overrepresented per population capita in thugdom.

If shooting, try very hard to make the first shot count. Forensics are well nigh supernatural today and if you keep on shooting a downed assailant you will get into a heap of trouble because it will be obvious to medical investigators that you did.


13 posted on 10/31/2012 6:45:13 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: jsanders2001

I expect OSHA to be stepping in soon to protect criminals from these workplace hazards. After all, criminals have to eat, same as buzzards and worms...


14 posted on 10/31/2012 7:14:11 AM PDT by Little Ray (I have VOTED AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: marktwain

As an aside, she was using a portable oxygen concentrator, which can be bought on ebay for $300-500 or so. They are a godsend to people with diminished lung capacity, and a lot easier to haul around than an oxygen tank.

It can be the difference between bedridden with diminished mental capacity and ambulatory with full mental function.


15 posted on 10/31/2012 7:37:27 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (DIY Bumper Sticker: "THREE TIMES,/ DEMOCRATS/ REJECTED GOD")
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Forensics are well nigh supernatural today and if you keep on shooting a downed assailant you will get into a heap of trouble because it will be obvious to medical investigators that you did.

One shoots until the threat stops being a threat. If they are down and you still consider them a threat keep shooting.

The law say a doctor not you have to call "time of death" for a reason.

16 posted on 10/31/2012 7:46:19 AM PDT by Eaker (Stripping Americans of their freedom and dignity and rubbing their noses in it is a very bad idea.)
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To: SharpRightTurn
It says it was "touch and go" in the hospital for the poor black victim of white gun violence.

The incident shows that burgulars(down home pronunciation) are still not expecting a woman to have and be willing to use a loaded gun. That will change but for the time being it's a good thing.

17 posted on 10/31/2012 7:49:42 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE www.fee.org/library/books/economics-in-one-lesson)
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To: Eaker

And you are going to have to spend far more in defense costs and cool your heels longer in jail for trial if the forensics show you shot a fallen assailant in the back.


18 posted on 10/31/2012 3:22:30 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Save your advice for someone who hasn’t been legally conceal carrying for fifteen years.

Better yet quit giving stupid advice all together.


19 posted on 10/31/2012 4:16:26 PM PDT by Eaker (Stripping Americans of their freedom and dignity and rubbing their noses in it is a very bad idea.)
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To: Eaker

Carrying schmarrying, have you shot in such a way and been through it?


20 posted on 11/02/2012 4:07:53 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (cat dog, cat dog, alone in the world is a little cat dog)
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To: marktwain

Deputy Chief Randy Christian from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says the suspect had an air rifle, similar to a BB gun.
“She didn’t know that at the time, she thought it was loaded.
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Dep Chief:
Be advised, break into my residence (or whomever’s residence my hat may be hanging at) and I am NOT going to be checking for air gun, loaded or not.

You DON’T belong there. Also, if I feel threatened enough, I won’t be waiting for permission to ‘off’ the guy coming in.

I am old, feeble and constantly in ‘fear of my life’ so be very, very careful where you may tread with a piece, real or not.

Read (and believe - or not) what you may into that....


21 posted on 11/02/2012 4:47:06 AM PDT by xrmusn (6/98 BO/ 'Hope', "Hope in one hand and $hiite in the other and see which fills up first".)
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To: HiTech RedNeck; TheMom; humblegunner

What a retarded response.

As a child I learned from my mistakes. As a man I try to only learn from other’s mistakes.

I am Safety Director for my company and have extensive training but I have never actually been killed in an explosion. By virtue of this fact should I resign and try to hire a guy with no experience or training but he is more qualified because he died in an explosion?

I have also been submerged in a tank of water in mockup of a helicopter to train for a downing at sea. Since that isn’t “real” I guess you would recommend that we all actually crash a helicopter in the gulf?

Her is a scenario for you. A crackhead breaks into Eaker’s home and Eaker shoots him until he is convinced that he is no longer a threat. The lab boys determine that he was shot multiple times while he was down. Eaker walks away.

Now his crackhead twin brother breaks in to HiTech’s home. HT shoots him once and determines that since Mr. crackhead is squirming around on the floor that he will take his own advice and not shoot again. Lo and behold crackhead wasn’t really squirming he was getting his own gun out of his baggy pants and shoots HT. It would be great if he gut shoots you so you can crawl to your computer, bring up this thread and admit you were wrong just before you die. The good news is you won’t have to go to court.


22 posted on 11/02/2012 7:30:18 AM PDT by Eaker (Stripping Americans of their freedom and dignity and rubbing their noses in it is a very bad idea.)
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To: Eaker

I am allowed by law to secure my person and property “by whatever means necessary”.


23 posted on 11/02/2012 11:07:23 AM PDT by humblegunner
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