Burgular shot in home break-in in Slaton TX

Burgular shot in home break-in in Slaton TX

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    Burgular shot in home break-in in Slaton TX

    An elderly couple in Slaton TX encountered a burgular in thier home upon retuning there this afternoon. The burgular shot at the couple hitting the man and woman, both are in the hospital. The burgular was not so lucky, the gentleman returned fire killing the burglar. I pray the couple are ok.

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    I hope the couple comes out ok and good for the man getting the perp after being shot.

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    One critical, one serious, hope they recover. One criminal in the ground, good.

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    Sorry they got shot, hope they recover fully! However, he had the will and means to defend himself, and did so very well.
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    The article says that the victim even knew the guy breaking in.

    It is a very sad commentary when you can't even trust people you know.

    I hope they they recover fully from their wounds.
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    Prayers out to Fred Melcher and Edith Ayers for a speedy recovery. Good shooting Fred
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    thought I'd add an update on this

    he spent 3 weeks in hospital, going through rehab

    shot the dirtbag 5 times, good job sir!!!
    Homeowner out of hospital after deadly home invasion|myFOXlubbock.com | FOX 34 News Lubbock, Texas
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    i'm glad the Fred Melcher is out of the hospital and is coming along well.

    Robert Holt failed the victim selection test. Now he is being eaten by worms and bugs.
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    Glad to hear Mr. Melcher is going to make it.

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    Glad to hear the true victims here are recovering

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