Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Oklahoma prowler killed: "Oklahoma City police have identified a man shot and killed over the weekend after entering a home on the city's northwest side. Police say 27-year-old Eugene Drake was killed shortly before 8 o-clock Saturday morning after a gunbattle broke out at the house. Police say Drake was seen prowling outside the house on Northwest 121st Street before he entered the home and exchanged gunfire with someone inside. Drake was shot and killed, and the resident was wounded. The resident's name wasn't immediately released, while police determine whether to recommend any criminal charges."

Alabama high school intruder shot: "An alleged intruder was shot and killed this morning during a struggle with a Birmingham City Schools security officer at Hayes High School. Two school security officers were dispatched to the school at 3 a.m. after they were alerted to a break-in, said school system spokeswoman Regina Waller. When they arrived, they saw a man exiting the school through a window. As one of the officers was trying to handcuff the man, the suspect turned and tried to attack him, Waller said. They fell to the ground in a struggle, and the security guard's gun discharged. The intruder was taken to University Hospital, where he underwent surgery and died, Waller said. Birmingham police evidence investigators remained on the scene at 10:30 a.m. Jefferson County Chief Deputy Coroner Jay Glass identified the dead man as 24-year-old Alfonzo Turner of Birmingham. Waller said the school security officer has been placed on administrative leave pending the investigation."

Texas Store Clerk Shoots Out Thief’s Windows: "Police say two men are under arrest after a robbery at a northeast side convenience store Monday night. According to officers, one of those suspects was shot by the store clerk. The robbery happened around 8:30 p.m. at the Ashkan Food Mart on Rittiman Road. Police say a robber came into the store and acted as if he had a gun. Once he got cash, he hopped into a waiting pick-up truck. The clerk ran outside and shot at the truck as it drove away. Officers were able to track down that truck at a nearby apartment complex. They say the vehicle's windows had been shot out and they noticed blood. Police found the injured suspect and a man believed to be his getaway driver. Both were placed under arrest. There is no word yet on the suspect's condition."

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