Friday, June 23, 2006

Canada: Homeowner charged in home invasion: "Two suspects in a weekend home invasion went straight to the police after the incident... because the homeowner shot at them. According to police, it happened about 3 o'clock Saturday afternoon, 45 kilometres north of Roblin. Two men kicked in the front door of the home, and the property owner grabbed a firearm. At that point the invaders left... but as they were going, a shot was fired at their vehicle and hit the driver. The culprits drove to Russell to complain to the RCMP. The driver was treated for his injuries and released to the police. Now, 28 year old Harvey Joseph Young is charged with Attempted Murder, along with eight other weapons and firearm-related charges. Fifty- year- old Terry Eldred Curle of Russell and 37 year old Darren Norman Lindsay of Roblin face several charges each in connection with the home invastion attempt.

TX: Homeowner shoots teen during burglary: "A Longview homeowner early Monday shot and killed a 15-year-old boy who police say was one of three teenagers attempting to burglarize the man's home in the 1100 block of Camille Drive. Longview Police responded to the residence on Camille Drive at approximately 3:30 a.m. The homeowner told police he was sleeping and heard noises, including glass breaking, according to a media release from the Longview Police Department. The man armed himself with a firearm and entered his living room, where he saw several people standing in the room � one person holding what appeared to be a weapon. The man shot toward the person he believed was holding a weapon. When police arrived, they arrested Gregory Allison, 17, of Longview, who was being detained at the scene by the homeowner. A 15-year-old boy was found in the woods behind the residence with a gunshot wound, and was taken to Longview Regional Medical Center, where he later was pronounced dead. Police also found a 14-year-old boy at a residence on Woodway Lane after they received calls the boy also was suffering from a gunshot wound. The 14-year-old boy was taken to Good Shepherd Medical Center, and his condition is unknown. Allison is being held at the Gregg County Jail on a charge of burglary of a habitation."

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