Saturday, January 16, 2010

Minnesota: Homeowner Shoots Intruder: "An 11-year-old shot during a home invasion is expected to recover. But one of the men involved in the crime is now in a San Antonio hospital. Sheriff’s deputies say he was shot in the neck, as he and two other masked men tried to rob a home. It happened overnight in Mission on Minnesota Road and 8 Mile. The men allegedly forced their way into the home. We’re told the family barricaded themselves in a bedroom. Deputies say the home invaders shot through the door and hit the 11-year-old. The homeowner had a rifle and fired back, hitting one of the men. The homeowner’s son was the child hit. The 11-year-old is in the hospital and expected to recover."

Florida: Would-be robber shot dead in Fort Myers: "Fort Myers police have confirmed that a shooting Monday night at an apartment complex near the Edison Mall during an attempted robbery has left one of the assailants dead and the would-be robbery victim wounded. The shootings and attempted robbery took place outside on the second floor of the Sundance Grove apartments off East Mall Drive. Fort Myers police Capt. Dennis Eads said one of the two robbers was shot in the head and killed by the would-be robbery victim, who was armed. The other robber fled the scene and is considered armed and dangerous. He’s described as a large man dressed in all black, and police believe he may be hiding at a residence in the area. Read the rest of this entry"

Kansas: 2 Shot At KCK Car Wash: "Police are investigating a double shooting at a car wash at 2780 Merriam Lane Friday morning. Investigators said a man was washing his car at the Shamrock Car Wash when two men walked up and tried to rob him. Police said the man washing the car shot the would-be robbers. One of the shooting victims was transported to a hospital from the scene. One of the robbers jumped into a waiting car and drove off. An ambulance was called to a convenience store at 42nd Street and Shawnee Drive for that shooting victim. That person was also taken to a hospital. Police said a third person was also taken into custody."

Kansas: Clerk Shoots Would-Be Robber: "Police said a convenience store clerk shot a would-be robber early Friday morning. According to investigators, a man armed with a rifle walked into a convenience store in the 5900 block of Leavenworth Road just after midnight. The clerk was not behind the counter. Police said he was in a back room and spotted the man with the gun when he came out. Police said a shot was fired, and they believe the man armed with a rifle was wounded. The man fled the store. The clerk was not hurt. Police said the clerk did have a conceal-carry permit."

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