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| August 2, 2020

Patton’s S&W .357

Homeowner shot home invasion suspects near Ithaca, state police say

By Chris Libonati
Enfield, N.Y. — A Tompkins County homeowner stopped an attempted home invasion by shooting two men who tried to break into his home, according to the New York State Police.

Troopers responded to the home on Rumsey Hill Road in Enfield at 7:21 a.m. Saturday, police said in a news release Wednesday.

Two people broke into the house, police said. The homeowner told them to leave but shot them when they refused, police said.

The two men fled and a third man drove them to Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pennsylvania, police said.

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Wentzville man killed after stabbing driver in the neck in Lincoln County, sheriff says

Elizabeth A. Eisele
ELSBERRY, Mo. ( — An investigation is underway after deputies said a man shot another person to death after being stabbed in the back of the neck in Lincoln County.

The sheriff’s office said three people were in a car driving along Highway W just west of Elsberry on July 28. Around 9 p.m. the car stopped and the two passengers got out.

Law enforcement said when the driver tried to get out of the car, one of the passengers allegedly stabbed the driver in the back of the neck. Deputies said the driver then grabbed a gun and fired one shot at the passenger who stabbed him.

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One shot, one DRT Delta Whiskies and Whiskettes. Impressive without being stabbed in the neck.

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  1. 5th/77th FA says:

    Looks like some 3some 3petes of teh stoopid. AND another knife to a gun fight. Wonder if that one will be coded a COVID19 death?

    Papa’s Battery of Big Guns was in Patton’s 3rd Army. I gots much respect for Georgie my own self.

    (In his best Bob Seger voice) “She was a black haired beauty with deep dark eyes….” WHOOOOOOEEEE and HONEY HUSH…Can I get a CHILD PULEEZE? DAAAAAAAYYUUUUUUUM!!! I want one just like that….Oh…and the rifle ain’t bad either.

    • Ex-PH2 says:

      Papa’s Battery of Big Guns was in Patton’s 3rd Army. – 5th/7tth

      OK, I want to know more about this, Gun Bunny, and if you don’t spill, I will post a recipe for cornbread that will make you drool. All you have to do is send the info to the inimitable Admins people and they will forward same to me.

      • 5th/77th FA says:

        Quick linky to Mason. Got a serious search on for the hard copies/pdf that was printed out a good while back. The computer that had most of the data crashed the hard drive and the disc that it was backed up on is not compatible with anything available now. Modern technology, ain’t it wonderful? Lot to be said for a ink pen and a Blue Horse Notebook.

  2. MI Ranger says:

    I had always believed the press that Patton just carried a 1911 (with Ivory Grips)…guess I need to talk to our historian a little more. I can see him carrying matching colts, on e on each hip, but wonder what he did with the odd sized revolvers? Did GSP carry them on the hip as well (different gun strong side versus non-dominant) or did he tuck them away so people just did not know how well armed he was?

    • David says:

      Story is he carried a Peacemaker and a .357 Magnum (they didn’t give them a model number then, just the name), both with ivory grips because “only pimps used pearl grips”. The N-frame .357 later was called the Model 27. There was a less polished version called the Model 28, and later courtesy of a fella named Bill Jordan they brought out a smaller-framed K-frame .357 which was known as the Model 19, probably the best-selling single .357 in history.