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Ron Anderson

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Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:02pm PT
WINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — An intruder who was shot and killed after a confrontation with a Duluth woman in her shower was likely stalking her for days and may have other victims, Gwinnett police said. Police: Woman Shot Intruder 9 Times In Self Defense School Counselor Shoots, Kills Home Intruder
The 53-year-old woman, who is also a veteran private school counselor, was alone at the time of the Wednesday morning attack. She lives on East Mount Tabor Circle in Duluth.
The woman was getting out of the shower when she was met by a strange man with a kitchen knife, police said. They said there was a struggle in the bathroom, and she fell in the tub. Police later identified the man as Israel Perez Puentes, a Cuban national who lived in Alpharetta.
"The male was armed with a kitchen knife, a struggle ensued between the two of them. She fell in the bathtub injuring herself," Gwinnett police spokesman Edwin Ritter said.
The woman tried to fight the man off with a shower a rod, and he forced her into her bedroom, police said. They said she told her attacker she had money in the room. But she grabbed a .22-caliber handgun and shot the man nine times, police said.
Police said the man ran out of a back door and collapsed in the yard. He later died at the Gwinnett Medical Center. The victim, who was injured in the scuffle, was also taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Police have not released her name.
Police told Channel 2's Kerry Kavanaugh they don't know why the woman was targeted.
"He may have seen her somewhere and he identified her as being a potential victim and he basically stalked her until he found the right moment to act on it," said Ritter.
Heyzeus

climber
Hollywood,Ca
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:03pm PT
I would have LOVED if the story was true, but you got this in an email and believe it?

http://www.snopes.com/politics/crime/homeinvasion.asp
pud

climber
Sportbikeville & Yucca brevifolia
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:03pm PT
More innocent victims killed this morning in O.C. by a lunatic with a gun.

http://www.ocregister.com/news/reportedly-496387-fired-freeway.html

Innocent folks pulled from their vehicles and executed.


Keeping guns out of the hands of criminals and mental defectives is the problem.

Responsible folks should be trained and encouraged to own firearms.
Taking guns from lawful owners does nothing to address the real problem.





mechrist

Gym climber
South of Heaven
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:05pm PT
Rong

http://www.snopes.com/politics/crime/homeinvasion.asp

Way to dig all the way back to 2007 to find a story that is FALSE. This is why we require SOURCES for your stupid stories... and probably why you refuse to provide them.
philo

Trad climber
Is that light the end of the tunnel or a train?
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:06pm PT
But it sounded good.
TradEddie

Trad climber
Philadelphia, PA
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:09pm PT
It was CRAZY, yet completely calm and respectful by those 10,000 plus folks. We all remarked on that- the largest lines ever, yet total civility in the face of frustration of a 2 hour line wait just to get in, and another 3 hour line wait to get ammo..Yet nary a discouraging word was heard.
If you had seen someone carrying a gun skip the line in front of you, would you have risked confrontation with an armed man over an extra 30 second wait? That's not respect for a fellow human, it's fear of his gun. Is that the society you want?

TE

monolith

climber
SF bay area
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:09pm PT
Ron could make good money renting out his e-mail inbox to Snopes. Why scour the net when there is a one-stop-shopping point for all the hoaxes and lies?
ontheedgeandscaredtodeath

Social climber
SLO, Ca
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:15pm PT
Ron's comment about the gun show demonstrates why the second amendment has a first amendment problem- everyone being armed to the teeth chills speech. Will college professors feel ok saying controversial things knowing half the class is packing? Preachers?
Heyzeus

climber
Hollywood,Ca
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:19pm PT
Had all the right elements......
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:20pm PT
TE,, no one CUT in line, those folks dont roll that way. Having been to a plethora of rack concerts, i can flat tell you those are far more violent natured crowds than a gun show.


And yes, i simply passed on emails of the shootings. I love how you all rely on a left wing site like snopes though. Snopes having already been proven wrong on numerous occasions.
Ron Anderson

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Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:27pm PT
OME INVASIONS STOPPED BECAUSE OF GUNS

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The following are three stories about armed citizens protecting themselves and property against burglars. In one case a man stopped two men from robbing his neighbor.
In Jacksonville, Florida a man heard a knock at the door, but did not recognize the individual and decided not to answer the door. While he was returning to his business he saw a shadow move past his daughter’s bedroom window and then heard someone breaking a window in the back of the house. He aimed his guns, a .9mm and a .38, and shot at the suspect. This man was not the same one at the door.
A homeowner in Michigan City, Indiana pulled his gun on two men when they broke into his house. He shot both, but one was able to get away. He held the other one at knife point until the police arrived. The police found the other suspect hiding in a house a few blocks away.
Two men broke into a home in San Antonio, Texas and took out the TV. The victim's neighbor saw the burglars with it and confronted them with his shotgun. Once the burglars saw the gun they dropped the TV and ran.
Stay tuned for more armed citizen stories at Breitbart News.
You can follow Mary Chastain on Twitter at @maryclimer. Please send her any local armed citizen stories you find.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:29pm PT


A homeowner in Sacramento is being treated for non life threatening wounds after successfully fighting off 3 armed home invaders who tried to attack his home last night.

The homeowner grabbed a weapon after 3 armed men tried to break into the home, and opened fire.

The homeowner was shot by one of the suspects, but he managed to shoot all 3 suspects. One of the shot suspects died at the scene and the other 2 are being detained by police as they try to figure out exactly what happened.

Residents say there were children in the home at the time of the attempted home invasion. There may have been a children’s slumber party going on at the time of the attack.

Editor’s note: We are thankful that the homeowner was fast acting and armed or we could be talking about a mass murder of children at a slumber party today.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:31pm PT
Three men broke into a home in a gated community in the southwest part of the valley early Tuesday morning. The woman in the home was wounded and one of the intruders was killed when a shootout happened between the men -- and the woman's boyfriend.

Now Police are looking for the suspects and residents of the neighborhood are trying to deal with what happened. One of the neighbors claims he heard 10 gunshots -- and then saw two suspects run out of the house, leaving one of the suspects behind and one of their victims in the hospital.

"I heard a boom, boom, boom, three shots -- and then I heard a car spin off," said Sherell, a neighbor.

It was a wake up no one in this quite neighborhood ever expected. Police swarmed Correl Ribbon Ave., in southwest Las Vegas, after rounds of bullets were fired off in the early morning hours. Neighbors are still in shock.

"Unbelievable, unbelievable, unbelievable," said Sherell.

Police say at 4:45 a.m., a 28-year-old woman came home and was taken hostage by three armed suspects -- but her boyfriend, who was inside, fought back with his own gun. Shots were exchanged, the woman was hit and a suspect was also shot. He died on scene while the other suspects got away.

"Makes me want to move," said Danny Silva, who works in the neighborhood. "Where are you going to move to? The madness is everywhere. It's like a fad. It's a trend. It's starting to sweep across the nation."

Police are now trying to figure out if the suspects knew the victim.

"Go figure; I thought this is a nice neighborhood," said Sherell.

Or if this was another random home invasion. Eyewitness News talked with the victim earlier Tuesday -- she didn't want to go on camera. She says she was shot in the shoulder and neck but is doing okay.

The other two suspects were seen taking off in a 2001 red Neon with tinted windows. They are considered armed and dangerous.

If you have any information, you are urged to call CrimeStoppers at 385-5555.
Heyzeus

climber
Hollywood,Ca
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:34pm PT
You don't like Faulkner? Snopes- http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2012-09-28/story/fact-check-so-whos-checking-fact-finders-we-are

Q: Who creates the material for this site?

A: With very few exceptions, all of the material on this site is prepared by the same people who operate this site, Barbara and David Mikkelson.

Q: How do I know the information you've presented is accurate?

A: We don't expect anyone to accept us as the ultimate authority on any topic. Unlike the plethora of anonymous individuals who create and send the unsigned, unsourced e-mail messages that are forwarded all over the Internet, we show our work. The research materials we've used in the preparation of any particular page are listed in the bibliography displayed at the bottom of that page so that readers who wish to verify the validity of our information may check those sources for themselves.
Read more at http://www.snopes.com/info/faq.asp#uFs5Cd16ZomXGRHg.99
pud

climber
Sportbikeville & Yucca brevifolia
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:41pm PT
jhedge and his ilk will never use real facts to address the real problem.



Chaz

Trad climber
greater Boss Angeles area
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:47pm PT
"They addressed the real problem, and fixed it."


England never had a gun violence problem. Even a hundred years ago, back when the gun laws here and the gun laws there were exactly the same - as in there weren't any gun laws - England was a far less violent place than the U.S.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:50pm PT

Last week, Melinda Herman shot an intruder in her Georgia home
She had learned to shoot only two weeks before
Her story has gained the attention of gun rights groups
Loganville, Georgia (CNN) -- This is not a movie. There's no dramatic music in the background. A happy ending, far from a guarantee.
The concern in Donnie Herman's voice was clear as day. So was his stress. With two telephones to his ear, he listened to his wife, Melinda, as she fled into an attic of their Loganville home. With her: Her two 9-year-old children and a loaded .38 revolver.
In the house: An intruder with a crowbar.
On another line was the 911 operator Donnie Herman had called for help. Herman's words to his wife, as he sat helplessly, an hour away from the home, were recorded.
"Stay in the attic," he instructed her, calmly.
"He's in the bedroom," she told him. He repeated the words to the 911 operator.
"Shh. Relax," Herman said, trying to calm his wife.
Then he instructed her to do what was fast becoming a realistic possibility.

Melinda Herman fled to the attic with her two children when an intruder entered her Georgia home.

Walton County Sheriff Joe Chapman, whose office responded to the shooting, praised Melinda Herman's actions.
"Melinda -- if he opens up the door, you shoot him! You understand?"
What happened next has made the Hermans the new faces of the right to bear arms.
Melinda Herman fired a six-shot revolver at the intruder, hitting him five times, in his torso and in his face. Surprisingly, he managed to flee.
Opinion: The case for gun rights is stronger than you think
Gun rights groups say this shows that law-abiding citizens should be allowed to buy their weapon of choice and as big a magazine or ammunition clip as they like.
They remind people that Melinda Herman had only a six-shot revolver.
"It's a good thing she wasn't facing more attackers. Otherwise she would have been in trouble and she would have run out of ammunition," said Erich Pratt, director of communications for the Gun Owners of America.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:52pm PT
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Soon to be Nipple suckling Liberal
Feb 19, 2013 - 12:55pm PT
Chaz,,, some here dont even know what country they live in..But i WISHED they lived in the UK!
Chaz

Trad climber
greater Boss Angeles area
Feb 19, 2013 - 01:02pm PT
jghedge writes:

"Prove it."



Dude, it's fact. Like the sun rises in the east.

The U.S. has always been a more violent place than England. Gun laws, or no gun laws.
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