Home Invasion Thwarted, one wounded

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    Home Invasion Thwarted, one wounded

    Early this morning (2:37 AM), two men pretending to be police attempted to gain access to a home near where I live. One of the men in the house ran out the back to check on his car (not very smart) and was struck by one of the BG's. Calls for help brought out the brother, armed , he shot one of them in the leg. They are looking for the other one.

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    Great story! The goofball that took a round to the backside also got a little pistol-whipped. The mugshot looks like a dog had been chewing on his face.

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    "Great story! The goofball that took a round to the backside also got a little pistol-whipped. The mugshot looks like a dog had been chewing on his face."

    Don't you just love it when some scumbags sinister plan comes unravelled.

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    I wish all home invasions turned out this good. Too bad the brother didn't get both of the BGs. We have quite a few home invasions here but most of the time the victims are not armed.. If people would arm them selves there would be a lot less of this type crime.

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    Sometimes those mug shots fill in the space between the lines in the written accounts, both of the police and the press.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom G View Post
    I wish all home invasions turned out this good. Too bad the brother didn't get both of the BGs. We have quite a few home invasions here but most of the time the victims are not armed.. If people would arm them selves there would be a lot less of this type crime.
    About Orlando...and it's moving north...5 here in Gainesville about a month ago.

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    I agree. It's moving North...and quickly. Panama City's had three in the last couple of weeks. Home invasion seems to be the newest trend for dirtbags/meth-heads. And meth is epidemic here.

    In this case, fortunately, one of the butt-scarred goofballs gets to be a party guest at the next Florida Department of Corrections Sadie Hawkins dances.

    Hope he can dance.

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    Notice that there is no mention of the pistol whipped robber as being the victim. Now I like that part almost as much as the guy getting pistol whipped himself.

    Too bad tha other guy got away. Pehraps that is the end of his home invasion carreer?

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    Along with car jacking it seems to be the favorite crime here. The warm weather seams to draw the BG to Florida. I hope you have good luck in Gainesville & Panama City.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BruceGibson View Post
    Great story! The goofball that took a round to the backside also got a little pistol-whipped. The mugshot looks like a dog had been chewing on his face.

    Let's just hope that some prosecutor doesn't decide, "Hey, look, the shooting part was fine, that was justified, but you didn't have to pistol-whip him, so we're charging you with aggravated battery."

    Stranger things have happened.

    I hope that the resident doesn't end up charged with some nonsense. They were attacked; he defended successfully.

    Of course, this kind of case begs the questions, "Why did the BGs target this home and its occupants; what did they think was kept in the home worth robbing them for, and why?"

    Sometimes this kind of thing is the result of a bad drug deal, or the BGs suspect (for reasons valid or invalid) that there are drugs in the home. . . Not all of the home-defenders are such upright citizens. . .

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