Saturday, May 19, 2007

Rochester, New York: Burglar shot: "A burglar gets more than he bargained for Friday morning when he broke into a store on East Main Street. Rochester police say the owner of "Utility Solutions" called police just before 2 Friday morning to report a burglary and that he had shot the suspect. When police arrived at the store two hours later--they found the 41-year-old suspect with a gunshot wound to the hip. Police say the store owner shot the man when he came at him. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to be ok. Police did collect the store owner's gun as part of the investigation. They say that gun was registered. They are not yet releasing any names in this case."

Buffalo, New York: Clerk thwarts robber by pulling shotgun: "A would-be bandit fled from a Best Street convenience store at about 10:45 a.m. Thursday when a clerk pulled a shotgun on him, Buffalo police said. The attempted holdup occurred at Best Market, 465 Best St., where the bandit entered the store and yelled, “Give me the money and hurry up,” police said."

Michigan: Kalamazoo man fends off attackers with handgun: "A Kalamazoo man was able to turn an attempted attack around because of his concealed weapons permit. The Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Department says 32-year-old Brian Smith was approached by two men as he was entering his apartment on Mt. Royal Drive just before 2 a.m. Friday. One of the suspects asked Smith for directions to Kalamazoo Valley Community College and then pulled out a revolver. Smith pulled out his revolver to defend himself and fired two shots, hitting the suspect in his left hand. Both of the suspects fled the scene on foot. The wounded suspect was arrested a short time later while trying to get medical attention. The other suspect is still on the loose. He is described as a black man in his early 20s, about 5'8" tall and having a thin build, and last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and black jeans."

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It took police 2 hours to arrive at a reported shooting? Was it snowing out?