Man removes window air conditioner at 1:30 am and gets shot in the back by the homeowner

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Man removes window air conditioner at 1:30 am and gets shot in the back by the homeowner

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Post by philip964 » Thu Feb 06, 2020 8:30 pm

https://abc13.com/5908970

I let y’all decide if this was a legal shooting.

Certainly deserved.

No charges filed.


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Post by cirus » Thu Feb 06, 2020 8:46 pm

The law favors the criminal. He'll probably go to jail. No, I don't have any faith in the legal system. :totap:

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Post by 03Lightningrocks » Thu Feb 06, 2020 8:55 pm

I think with it being at night, it is a good shoot.

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Post by PriestTheRunner » Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:17 pm

Property theft at night. The homeowner will get off but it'll likely give the Democrats more ammo as they say "YoU CaN sHoOt A MaN FoR An AiR CoNDiTionEr!!11!"

(Best impression of them I can type...)

In his defense, you don't know if he is stealing the AC, or removing it to gain entry to the home.


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Post by philip964 » Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:29 pm

PriestTheRunner wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:17 pm
Property theft at night. The homeowner will get off but it'll likely give the Democrats more ammo as they say "YoU CaN sHoOt A MaN FoR An AiR CoNDiTionEr!!11!"

(Best impression of them I can type...)

In his defense, you don't know if he is stealing the AC, or removing it to gain entry to the home.
Sounding like he was using the opening to gain entry.

Robber running away when he was shot.


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Post by philip964 » Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:53 pm

https://abc13.com/5908970

Yeah sounds like they are looking into the shooting.

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Post by Excaliber » Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:07 am

Unless the BG ran away while carrying the air conditioner, the homeowner will still have some difficult 'splainin' to do.
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Post by dhoobler » Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:24 am

I don't know enough of the facts to pass judgement here, but I do know that the homeowner should not be talking to the press. In particular, he should not have said this:
When he was trying to get away, that's when he got shot.
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Post by RPBrown » Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:52 am

Excaliber wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:07 am
Unless the BG ran away while carrying the air conditioner, the homeowner will still have some difficult 'splainin' to do.
:iagree: There is not enough information in the story to make a valid decision. If I were on the jury, or grand jury, I would vote to acquit, however, that is Houston run by dumbocrats
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Post by flechero » Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:08 am

philip964 wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:29 pm
Sounding like he was using the opening to gain entry.
My first thought as well.... and if nothing else, the benefit of the doubt SHOULD go to the homeowner, NOT the criminal.

(I didn't read story- link caused several odd pop ups so I shut it down.)


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Re: Man removes window air conditioner at 1:30 am and gets shot in the back by the homeowner

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Post by philip964 » Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:01 am

flechero wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:08 am
philip964 wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:29 pm
Sounding like he was using the opening to gain entry.
My first thought as well.... and if nothing else, the benefit of the doubt SHOULD go to the homeowner, NOT the criminal.

(I didn't read story- link caused several odd pop ups so I shut it down.)
Said he just shot into the darkness. So hit the guy by luck. So at the worst that would be manslaughter, but the guy hasn't died.

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