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Old 08-30-2011, 10:48 AM
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Guess who won?
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Old 08-30-2011, 10:51 AM
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From story:

"Deputies said the homeowner will not face charges because he was acting in self-defense.

Sheriff Chuck Wright says thieves sometimes learn their lesson the hard way."

My kind of Sheriff.
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Old 08-30-2011, 11:06 AM
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Play stupid games, win stupid prizes. I feel bad that someone is going to grow up without a father, but that isn't the homeowner's fault. The blame lies entirely with the idiot who chose to pick up a tire iron and try to rob someone.
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Old 08-30-2011, 11:08 AM
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"People are going to have to stop robbing folks," LoL

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Old 08-30-2011, 11:16 AM
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Play stupid games, win stupid prizes. I feel bad that someone is going to grow up without a father, but that isn't the homeowner's fault. The blame lies entirely with the idiot who chose to pick up a tire iron and try to rob someone.
thats right
Not the home owners fault at all, glad they picked on someone who was prepared to stand their ground VS some of the people on here that STRONGLY oppose guns. Chances are if he was not armed he would have been hit with that tire iron, maybe house broken into... family inside
That shot was a no brainer.
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Old 08-30-2011, 11:29 AM
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Clean shoot, I love it!. Sorry for the homeowner for having to have that on his mind the rest of his life but I dont feel sorry for the would be robber. He brought it himself. Just glad the homeowner knew how to word "I was in fear for my life" Everybody remember that!
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Nice..... He "was" a good dad.... Sure he was,,, prob meth addict ...

Good for the homeowner ...
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Sounds like a clean shoot. Also sounds like the homeowner was well versed in what to say. Not sure how it is in SC, but in FL, this event would have likely resulted in murder charges....

...against the accomplice, once they find him.
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Another win for he good guys. The lessons here are don't bring a tire iron to a gun fight and pick lessor victims.
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Stupid hurts. However, in this case, not very long.
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the guy with the tire iron clearly was not thinking. Good one for the home owner!!!
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One more for the good guys. It sounds like the perp's family is aware of his way of life and not trying to be victims. I hope it stays like that.
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My first thought was how many times the crook was successful before he picked the wrong victim. That's a brazen thing to do.
Belzelbub,
I am sure the partner will be charged with felony murder...in SC, whenever another person participates in a felony that results in a death(even that of one of the criminal's), that person can be charged with murder.
I am also glad that the family of the dead criminal aren't holding the shooter at fault.
Scratch one up for the good guys!
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And that is that...
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Originally Posted by Belzelbub View Post
Not sure how it is in SC, but in FL, this event would have likely resulted in murder charges....

...against the accomplice, once they find him.
Glad I don't live in FL then


Family said he was " a great Dad", then why did he not have a damn job and lived in a motel

Call it like it is worthless POS picked on the wrong person

GOT WHAT HE DESERVED
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Originally Posted by tprice View Post
Glad I don't live in FL then


Family said he was " a great Dad", then why did he not have a damn job and lived in a motel

Call it like it is worthless POS picked on the wrong person

GOT WHAT HE DESERVED

Murder charges against the accomplice, not the homeowner. In Fl. if two people commit a crime together, one gets legally shot and killed in the process, his accomplice can be charged with his death.
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Originally Posted by debugger View Post
Murder charges against the accomplice, not the homeowner. In Fl. if two people commit a crime together, one gets legally shot and killed in the process, his accomplice can be charged with his death.

Kind of like the "Jetski thief shot dead"

SORRY but could not help that one
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