Sunday, October 15, 2006

TN: Woman shoots and kills intruder: "A Frayser woman shot and killed an intruder who kicked in her apartment door and tried to rob her around midnight Sunday. Tameca Drummer, a resident at Carriage House apartments at 1115 Frayser Blvd., told police the man, along with two others, forced their way into her home demanding money. The people in her apartment, including her two children, were forced into the living room, while one of the intruders forced her into the bedroom looking for money, police spokesman Sgt. Vince Higgins said. When that man struck her on the head with his handgun, she wrestled the gun away from him and shot and killed him, according to a police incident report."

Victim disarming mayors "coalition" passes 100 "Mayor Thomas Menino of Boston and Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York are pleased to announce the expansion of the Mayors Against Illegal Guns coalition to more than 100 members. Mayors from 44 states and the District of Columbia have pledged to join forces to combat the flow of illegal guns."

TX: Two shot during robbery: "Two people were shot during an attempted robbery at a game room in east Harris County Monday, KPRC Local 2 reported. Deputies said two men tried to rob the Eight Liner Video Game store, located in the 500 block of North Main at East Wallisville at about 5 a.m. The manager pulled out a gun and shot one of the robbers who then fired back, officials said. The second man escaped. The robbery suspect who was shot is expected to survive. The manager, who was shot in the arm, is also expected to be OK."

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