Man Shot in The Back

Man Shot in The Back

This is a discussion on Man Shot in The Back within the In the News: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Burglary suspect shot as he flees - Breaking News from the Press-Register - A 19-year-old man was shot in the back Sunday evening after ...

Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Man Shot in The Back

  1. #1
    Distinguished Member Array CT-Mike's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007

    Man Shot in The Back

    Burglary suspect shot as he flees - Breaking News from the Press-Register -

    A 19-year-old man was shot in the back Sunday evening after he was caught rifling through an older model Chevrolet Caprice sitting in a Mobile auto body shop lot, police said.

    The wounded man apparently didn't find much in the car, and as he fled he lost his tennis shoes, said the business owner who shot the man. The teen was taken to the hospital, but another man with him escaped, police said.

    It was the second incident over the weekend in which a man was shot while believed to be committing a crime.

    On Saturday, one of two men allegedly forcing their way into a Midtown home was shot and killed by either his own gun or his partner's gun as a resident struggled to keep them out of the house, police said.

    Unlike the home invader, the 19-year-old man suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police spokesman Officer Eric Gallichant said.

    Isaac Taylor said he was inside his business --

    Taylor Made Auto Shop on Halls Mill Road -- about 6:30 p.m. when he heard something outside.

    Taylor, 44, said he opened the door and surveyed a dark parking lot full of vehicles he had been hired to fix.

    He said he spotted a man sitting in the Caprice. There was another man moving around inside a black four-door Honda Civic, Taylor said Monday.

    Taylor said he fired his .38-caliber pistol as the two men fled. He said he then caught and tackled the 19-year-old in the driveway that the auto shop shares with Aramark Uniform Services.

    "He told me his stomach was burning," Taylor said. "The way he had been running, I didn't think he had been shot."

    Taylor said he called 911 when he realized that the man was wounded.

    Police declined to release the 19-year-old's name Monday. The man will be arrested and charged once he is released from the hospital, Gallichant said.

    Police will identify the man once investigators sign warrants against him, Gallichant said.

    Taylor said he had seen the man he shot using his driveway as a short cut between Halls Mill and Navco roads. He said he didn't get a good look at the second man.

    Usually no one is at the shop on Sundays, but Taylor said he was there trying to finish painting a Nissan Ultima.

    "I guess they thought no one was out here," he said.

    Taylor said he thought the men had rifled through several unlocked vehicles, but he didn't know if anything was taken.

    He is asking his customers whether anything is missing when they come to pick up their vehicles.

    Taylor said he carries a gun because of previous robberies and burglaries.

    "I'm working hard every day," Taylor said Monday evening as he pulled tape off the door of the newly painted red Ultima.

    In addition to the 19-year-old's tennis shoes, one of Taylor's employees found jumper cables lying in the parking lot Monday, he said.

    "I hate to say this, but I kind of feel sorry for him," Taylor said.
    "The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield, and government to gain ground."

    - Thomas Jefferson

    "I'm the arrow, you're my bow, shoot me forth and I will go"

    "Do not let any individual posts put a knot in your Big Boy Under-Roos"

  2. #2
    VIP Member Array glock27mark's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    clinton township
    bg shot in the back while fleeing,could be trouble for taylor.
    be interesting to see how this case goes.
    (SHERIFF BUFORD T. JUSTICE) "what the hell is
    the world coming too"



Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Similar Threads

  1. When is a shot in the back justifiable?
    By RKM in forum Carry & Defensive Scenarios
    Replies: 59
    Last Post: January 6th, 2011, 11:06 PM
  2. Man shot in the back 6 times
    By ExactlyMyPoint in forum Off Topic & Humor Discussion
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: December 9th, 2009, 01:42 PM
  3. Shot in the back
    By wormy in forum Carry & Defensive Scenarios
    Replies: 34
    Last Post: August 20th, 2009, 07:58 PM
  4. victim shot back to survive
    By DaveH in forum In the News: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: February 2nd, 2009, 12:08 PM
  5. Mont. EMT shot in back as leaving hospital
    By paramedic70002 in forum In the News: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: January 24th, 2009, 01:04 PM

Search tags for this page

man shot in back in connecticut

Click on a term to search for related topics.