Thursday, March 01, 2007

TX: Suspected car burglar shot in street: "A suspected car burglar woke up in the hospital Saturday morning recovering from a shotgun blast. A man told police he spotted the suspect trying to break into his truck. The man then chased the suspect down with a shotgun and told him to stop. At one point, the truck owner says the suspect lunged at him. That's when he opened fire."

Texas woman fights off gunman, attacker wounded : "Frisco police say a suspected carjacker is hospitalized in critical condition today after a 60-year-old woman fought him off. Police say the attacker was shot with his own gun during an overnight struggle with the woman in the parking lot of her apartment complex. The woman refused to give up her car keys, they scuffled and the 19-year-old man was shot in the abdomen. He then took back the gun and ran away, but was later found near the crime scene. Names of the woman and the suspect weren't immediately released.

Tennessee man stabbed during home invasion, fires two shots at intruders: "A Kingsport man fired two shots at men who invaded his home early today, but he was stabbed twice during the incident. The incident happened around 5:05 a.m. at 2333 1/2 Ashwood Street, according to a police detective. KPD Det. Greg Lane said Frank Johnson, 25, reported he heard noise outside his home and someone knocking on his door. "He went to the door with a pistol in his hand. As soon as he opened the door, an unknown black male rushed in and attacked him," Lane said. A second unidentified black male entered the residence and stabbed Johnson in the left side and arm, Lane said. Johnson fired his gun and the two men ran out of the house. He went to the door and fired another shot and the men continued to run away, Lane said. Police don't know what the suspects motive might have been, but at this point the case is being investigated as an aggravated assault. Lane said Johnson was being treated at Holston Valley Medical Center for his wounds, which were non life threatening."

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