Archive | June, 2013

Cops: Robber Fatally Shot in Little Five Points

23 Jun

Updated: 10:05 a.m. Sunday, June 23, 2013 | Posted: 10:28 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013

By Wayne Washington
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta police still had not released the name Sunday of an armed citizen who shot a would-be robber in Little Five Points on Saturday morning.

The dead man, who also has not been identified, was killed after allegedly trying to rob a group of people waiting in line to buy the new, $180 LeBron James sneakers.

Witnesses told one man in line outside Wish, a clothing and shoe store on Moreland Avenue, pulled out a gun and shot the would-be robber.

The shooter then got back in line, according to Channel 2 Action News.

Police have not charged anyone and for now consider the shooting to be self-defense. No additional information was being released Sunday morning, said Officer John Chafee, an Atlanta Police Department spokesman.

“He [the shooter] really stood up for all of us,” said Taylor White, who told Channel 2 that he was in line when the shooting happened. “I salute the homie that did that.”
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Grandma 72 Shoots Intruder While Calling 911: Back Up, You Son of a B*, I’m Firing – California

11 Jun

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Published on Jun 11, 2013

AP. STANTON, CA – A 72-year-old Southern California grandmother who shot at — and narrowly missed — a man trying to break into her home said Tuesday she was shocked at the attention her action was getting but does not regret defending herself and her husband, an 85-year-old World War II veteran who uses a wheelchair.
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