Monday, August 29, 2005

Oklahoma:Shooting said to be self defense : "Osage County authorities said a shooting northwest of Sand Springs that left one man dead appears to be self-defense and no charges are expected. Investigators said Larry Cunningham was shot and killed after pulling a gun and firing a shot during an argument with men who had gone to the home of Cunningham's girlfriend to pick up a motor home."

Louisiana: St. Mary man killed after break-in : "Deputies are investigating the death of a 31-year-old Jeanerette man, who was shot when he attempted to break into his ex-wife's home late Tuesday night, officials said Wednesday. St. Mary Parish Sheriff David Naquin said Anthony Sparrow died from multiple gunshot wounds he sustained during the confrontation. Naquin said the incident occurred shortly before midnight in the 1100 block of La. 318 in Jeanerette. Sparrow, who was armed with a gun, allegedly broke into the home and was confronted by another man, who also was armed. `It was apparent that there was an exchange of gunfire. The guy in the house wasn't hurt,' Naquin said, and neither was the ex-wife."

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