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  • Texas Father Shoots Carjackers to Save Wife and Infant Children (Video)

    07/14/2022 9:07:57 AM PDT · by montag813 · 59 replies
    24News ^ | 07-14-2022 | Joshua Ford
    by Joshua Ford | 24News Two teenagers attempted to rob and carjack the wrong family. The incident was caught on video footage available below. An armed Texas dad shot and injured two 16-year-olds who allegedly crept up behind the vehicles as the family was arriving at their home in Houston. The teenagers attempted to open the car’s rear door where two infants were seated — both only 1 year old. The mother was seated in front. The father fired several rounds and hit both suspects. His wife drove off in an attempt to get away. Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said...
  • Unarmed pregnant woman shot 5 times by cops while trying to flee carjack arrest: reports

    05/31/2022 7:13:47 AM PDT · by frogjerk · 65 replies
    NY Post ^ | 5/31/2022 | Lee Brown
    Missouri cops shot a woman five times as she tried to flee her arrest for a suspected armed carjacking — even though she had shown that she was unarmed and told them that she was pregnant, according to a horrified witness. “They shot her! Oh my God, they shot her!” a woman repeatedly cried out in footage she filmed in the aftermath of Friday night’s officer-involved shooting in Kansas City. “What the f–k!” she gasped as she filmed the shot woman on the ground. “Oh my God, they shot her and they still putting her in handcuffs!” Police confirmed to...
  • Santa Claus Sleighjacked While Delivering Toys In Philly

    12/24/2021 4:23:37 PM PST · by DFG · 11 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 12/24/2021 | Babylon Bee
    PHILADELPHIA, PA—The Philadelphia Police Department today confirmed Santa Claus was sleighjacked while trying to deliver toys to all the good little boys and girls in the city. "I parked to check Google Maps and suddenly there was this guy with a gun forcing me out of the sleigh," a tearful Claus told police. "I didn't have time to dig through my sacks of toys to get out a Red Ryder BB Gun and defend myself. It all happened so fast." "Ugh, I had over seven PS5s on that thing!" Claus says the sleighjacker pushed him out of the sleigh and...
  • Boys, 13 and 16, and girl, 14, arrested for 'carjacking Democratic Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon at gunpoint' are released back to their parents: Psaki says Biden has called her and is committed to give more funds to cops

    12/23/2021 11:15:41 AM PST · by DFG · 57 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 12/23/2021 | Katelyn Caralle
    Joe Biden called Democratic Representative Mary Gay Scanlon after she was carjacked in Philadelphia on Wednesday as its revealed the robbers ranged in age from 13-19. 'Is the president taking crime in big cities more seriously now that a Democratic member of Congress, Mary Gay Scanlon, has been carjacked at gunpoint?' Fox News' Peter Doocy asked White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki at Thursday's briefing. 'Let me first say that we're relieved that she was not injured,' Psaki replied. 'And the president called her and spoke with her this morning, as well.' 'It is absolutely unacceptable for any American, whether...
  • Carjacking suspect shot in head while committing second robbery: Philadelphia police

    02/22/2021 5:02:38 AM PST · by marktwain · 45 replies
    pennlive.com ^ | 16 February, 2021 | Steve Marroni
    A suspect in a Philadelphia carjacking was shot in the head after authorities say he was trying to rob a second person Monday night. The person-of-interest in the carjacking is in critical condition, NBC 10 is reporting. According to reports, around 6 p.m., two robbers stole a man’s wallet, cellphone and car at 10th and Spruce streets. Then around 8:40 p.m., they tried to rob another man at 18th and Callowhill streets, but that man pulled out a gun and opened fire, shooting one of the suspects, reports indicate. About 20 minutes later, police say a man in his mid-20s...
  • Man stole tow truck, then called 911 to complain because victim pulled a gun on him, prosecutors say (chicago)

    01/16/2021 1:19:49 PM PST · by dynachrome · 10 replies
    CWBchicago ^ | 1-14-21 | CWB
    A Grand Crossing man stole a towing company’s truck and then called 911 himself because he was upset that the truck’s driver dared to pull a gun on him, prosecutors said. Elliott Scott, 22, is charged with aggravated possession of a stolen motor vehicle, misdemeanor theft, and driving on a suspended or revoked license. “Mr. Scott called 911?” a befuddled Judge Charles Beach asked prosecutors after hearing their allegations. “Yeah,” Scott interjected. “Right.” Scott’s defense attorney quickly advised him, “it’s not best to talk about the charges” in court.
  • SAPD: Woman with 5 kids carjacked man at gunpoint Saturday night

    12/14/2020 8:18:55 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 25 replies
    MYSA.COM ^ | 12/13/2020 | Teresa Velasco
    According to police, a man was held at gunpoint for his Silver Nissan Rogue by a woman with five children on the West Side Saturday night. The incident occurred near Martinez Creek Trail on at 11:35 p.m. Saturday night. Officials say the man drove to Martinez Creek Trail to meet up with a female, then when he arrived at the street, a woman with five kids held him at gunpoint demanding the keys to his vehicle. The man handed his keys to the woman, she placed her children in the vehicle and headed northbound on Cincinnati Street towards Interstate 10,...
  • ‘He picked the wrong guy’: Arvada man confronts would-be carjacker outside King Soopers [ Colorado ]

    09/04/2020 7:09:32 AM PDT · by george76 · 35 replies
    KDVR ^ | Sep 2, 2020 | Keagan Harsha
    An Arvada man says he doesn’t regret his actions after confronting a would-be carjacker outside the King Soopers at 58th and Independence in Arvada. About 12:30 p.m. on Aug. 28, Paul Heagerty says he feared the worst when a man walked up to him while he was putting away his groceries. The man threatened Heagerty with a gun. “I was like, ‘Oh my God, I’m going to get shot,'” Heagerty said. The man demanded the keys to Heagerty’s car. He says seconds later, there was a gun pointed at his stomach. “It was surreal. When he pulled that gun, I...
  • 2 More Teens Charged With Capital Murder In Connection To Leslie Squair Baker’s Killing.

    06/19/2020 7:45:50 AM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 28 replies
    CBS Dallas/Fort Worth ^ | June 15, 2020 | Staff
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Two more juveniles were charged with capital murder in connection to the death of Leslie Squair Baker, who was killed during an attempted carjacking. Antony Isaiah Taylor, 18, and Deng Chen Ajack, 19, admitted their involvement in the crime to detectives. On May 27, the Dallas Police Department arrested a 16-year-old in connection with Baker’s death as well. Baker, 59, was in her driveway, sitting in the driver seat of her car when she was ambushed, according to police. First responders pulled Baker out of her car, and performed first aid before the arrival of Dallas Fire-Rescue....
  • Constitutional Carry Works in Arizona: Armed 19-Year-Old Shoots, Kills, Carjacker

    07/26/2019 3:49:50 AM PDT · by marktwain · 42 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 23 July, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    On 17 July, at bout 1:30 a.m. in South Phoenix, Arizona, there was an attempted carjacking. The suspects may have thought the selected victim would be an easy target, because he was a teenager. It did not turn out that way. In Arizona, there is respect for the Second Amendment. Eighteen, Nineteen, and Twenty-year-old citizens are not prohibited from carrying guns or from carrying them in vehicles. The perpetrators in this attempted crime made a poor choice in the victim selection process. For the knife-man, it was a life ending one. From 12news.com: Around 1:30 a.m., police were called...
  • As his car was being stolen with his child inside, a father shot into the car

    04/24/2019 10:15:01 AM PDT · by KingofZion · 32 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | April 22, 2019 | David Neal
    A father in West Palm Beach fired into a Honda with his 6-year-old son inside to stop a persistent felon from stealing his car, Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office said. The incident occured Saturday afternoon. The 6-year-old was unharmed, said PBSO. But the would-be thief, 29-year-old Lamar Thurman, was in critical condition. Thurman is two and a half months into a three-year post-prison probation after serving 5 months for carjacking without a firearm, aggravated battery on a senior citizen and robbery without a gun. Witnesses told PBSO he jumped into the father’s Honda, which was parked in front of a home...
  • Would-Be Robbers Get Plugged With Bullets After Messing With the Wrong Armed Couple

    06/17/2018 9:20:14 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 31 replies
    Conservative Tribune ^ | June 17, 2018 | Cillian Zeal
    Several would-be robbers got an impromptu lesson in the Second Amendment outside a supermarket in suburban Atlanta, all thanks to the fact that they messed with the wrong couple. According to WSB-TV, the men were shot after approaching a couple outside of a Kroger in Decatur, Georgia, on Friday. Details are still sketchy, but police say the men followed the pair out of the store just after 4 p.m. and tried a robbery of some sort. That’s when one of the targets pulled out a gun and shot the men. “It was chaos,” one witness said. “I saw the guy...
  • 2 injured, suspect dead in shooting at Tumwater (Washington) Walmart

    06/17/2018 8:01:22 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 40 replies
    K5 News ^ | June 17, 2018 | King
    Police say the suspect shot a man while trying to carjack him in the Tumwater Walmart parking lot. That's when another man stepped in and shot the suspect. Two people were injured and a suspect shot dead after a man tried to carjack several people at the Walmart in Tumwater Sunday afternoon. The incident happened about 5 p.m. Sunday at the Walmart Supercenter at 5900 Littlerock Rd SW, located near several businesses, including a Home Depot and a Toyota dealership. According to a police spokesperson, the call began as a DUI suspect call. While police were searching for the suspect,...
  • Juvenile accused of attempting to carjack state trooper's unmarked car Uptown

    04/06/2018 6:27:40 PM PDT · by BBell · 18 replies
    http://www.nola.com/ ^ | 4/6/18 | Hanna Krueger
    A juvenile was attempting to carjack a Louisiana State Trooper, leading the trooper to fire his gun late Thursday night (April 5) in Uptown New Orleans, state police said Friday morning as they released new details about the incident. The juvenile was arrested and booked with attempted carjacking, police said. His name was not released. The trooper was on-duty in an unmarked police car late Thursday night near the intersection of Green Street and Broadway Avenue. A dark-colored vehicle pulled up beside his and the juvenile got out, police said.The juvenile "attempted to enter" the trooper's unit and the trooper...
  • This Is What Anguish Looks Like: Victims of Black-on-White Violence

    11/17/2017 7:49:28 AM PST · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | November 17, 2017 | Colin Flaherty
    Budding Hollywood actresses do not have to rely on semi-naked fat dudes in expensive hotels for acting tips. Not anymore. Real-life examples of real-life emotions such as despair, abandonment, anguish, and betrayal are easy to find if you know where to look – e.g., local stories of black-on-white violence. Let's start with some backstory in Chicago. During last year's election for the Chicago version of states attorney, Kim Foxx was not hiding anything. With loads of cash from George Soros and lots of support from Black Lives Matter, she bragged about how, under her watch, she was going to stop...
  • 10-Year-Old Boy Says Carjackers Dropped Him Off, Told Him to 'Have a Good Day at School' (Chicago)

    02/16/2017 6:53:08 AM PST · by simpson96 · 12 replies
    NBC Chicago ^ | 1/24/2017 | Staff
    A 10-year-old boy who was in a car as it was carjacked said the suspects dropped him off when they realized he was in the back seat and told him to “have a good day at school.” “I went to open the car door for my mom and out of nowhere some girl came over and took me with her,” said Richard Rodriguez. “I was scared but I didn’t want the girl to see me. I was afraid I was going to get hurt.” Chicago police said the vehicle was stolen just before 6 a.m. Tuesday in the 2000 block...
  • Man holds carjacking suspect at gunpoint until police arrive (VIDEO)

    05/22/2015 12:47:23 PM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 10 replies
    WOKV ^ | 05/21/15 | Rachel Stockman
    ATLANTA — An Atlanta man held a would-be carjacker at gunpoint until police arrived and arrested the suspect, according to police.
  • UT: Armed Man Stops Crime Spree, Media notices!

    05/04/2015 6:03:36 AM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 3 May, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    A small number of violent criminals commit a large number of violent crimes.   These criminals only recognize naked force;  sometimes the person with a gun who stops them is a victim who is armed; sometimes it is a concerned citizen; sometimes it is the police.  In this case in Utah, the criminal committed multiple crimes in one morning, with multiple warrants for his arrest pending prior to that.  From fox13now.com: FOX 13 News’ Robert Boyd reports a resident of an apartment was nearly hit at some point as the suspects drove through a grassy area during their escape. “I...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Feds order review of security at all facilities holding illegal immigrant children...

    10/12/2014 1:00:33 PM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 14 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 10/9/14 | Michael Zennie
    Two teenage asylum seekers from Guatemala have escaped a detention center in Illinois and carjacked a 91-year-old Navy veteran. The incident has prompted the federal government to order a security review at all 139 shelters across the country that house illegal immigrant minors, MailOnline can exclusively reveal. The boys, age 16 and 17, were able to walk away unchallenged from Maryville Academy in Des Plaines, Illinois, outside Chicago, on Wednesday morning and carjack two victims before they were arrested more than 225 miles away outside Iowa City, Iowa, according to authorities. Police say they targeted an elderly man in Moline,...
  • AZ:Neighbor Shoots Carjacker who Attacked his Wife

    08/18/2014 4:42:28 AM PDT · by marktwain · 34 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 17 August, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    A man and his wife see a neighbor drive up to her house.   The neighbor is in her 60's.   As they watch, a strange man approaches her, speaks to her, then grabs her, drags her from the SUV, throws her to the ground, and jumps in the vehicle.  The wife opens the passenger side door, but is struck by the vehicle and knocked down.   The husband fires several shots from a handgun.   A short while later, the vehicle crashes.   From azfamily.com: The responding officers discovered it was the stolen vehicle and that the driver was the...