Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Texas Bar Owner Kills Man In Self-Defense: "A southeast Houston bar owner shot and killed a man, police said, in self-defense, KPRC Local 2 reported Monday. Officials said the shooting happened at Henry's Bar on North 80th at Avenue B at about 11 p.m. Sunday. Police said a man walked into a bar and flashed a gun. When the owner asked him to leave, the man went outside. "Outside the bar, there was another confrontation. He pointed the gun and the bar owner shot him and it appears to be self-defense at this time," said Sgt. E. Lorenzana with the Houston Police Department. The man was shot in the head and died in the parking lot. His name was not released. No charges have been filed against the owner.

Georgia Man Shot After Invading Home: "A man ended up in the hospital on this Christmas Eve because of a shooting. The shooting happened just after noon off of Bradley Road in Fort Mitchell in Russell County. The Russell County Sheriff's Department tells News Three, two men entered the home with weapons drawn. The men took off with some items, and then, the homeowner and the men had an altercation. The homeowner shot one of the men. Sheriff's Deputies say the two tried to get away in a stolen vehicle from Columbus but the vehicle was shot at as well. The vehicle was found in a ditch on the homeowner’s property. The men ran to the neighbor's yard, and the neighbor called 9-1-1. “A man called saying there was a black male that had been shot, appeared to be by a shotgun, laying in his yard,” says Lt. Heath Taylor of the Russell County Sheriff’s Department. One of the men is in critical condition at a local hospital. Both men are in custody"

Alabama: Resident shoots, kills home intruder: "A Madison man shot and killed a man who was apparently trying to rob him in his apartment Sunday afternoon. Police are also looking for a woman who was the dead man's accomplice. According to police reports, Paul Crabtree and Mary Elizabeth Holt were apparently armed with knives when they barged into a home at Charleston Oaks Apartments, 222 Kyser Boulevard around 4:10 p.m. The resident shot Crabtree in the upper left chest. HEMSI paramedics took him to Huntsville Hospital where he later died. The woman is 5-foot-8 with blonde hair and brown eyes. She was wearing a pink hoody with a Confederate flag on it."

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