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| July 25, 2019

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Police: Intruder likely also shot in home-invasion robbery that left Hot Springs man dead

by Josh Snyder
Authorities believe one of the intruders responsible for a deadly home-invasion robbery last month in Hot Springs was also shot during the crime.

Officers found the body of Kenneth Kelly Jr., 23, on June 13 after responding to the 200 block of Portland Street, according to a news release by the Hot Springs Police Department. Authorities said Kelly was shot in his home during an apparent robbery by two male assailants.

Investigators found blood at the scene that didn’t match the victim’s, suggesting that one of the intruders had also been shot, said Hot Springs Police Department Detective Scott Lampinen.

Police described one of the robbers as standing roughly 6 feet 2 inches tall, with a medium build and twisted dreadlocks. The other robber stands about 5 feet 9 inches tall and has a slender build, according to authorities. Both assailants are believed to be in their early 20s or younger, the release states.

Authorities said Kelly’s friends and family and Carrigan Funeral Home are offering a $1,500 reward for information that results in arrests and convictions.

Lampinen said investigators are also encouraging the public to recall anything that might help police locate a suspect.

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The entire article may be viewed here: NWA Homepage

Police name Manchester shooting victim; self-defense part of investigation

By Mark Hayward
MANCHESTER — Authorities have released the name of the person shot and killed in the alley of a North End neighborhood and said self-defense could be a reason for the shooting.

Manchester resident Jason Barry, 42, was named in a statement issued by Manchester police and homicide prosecutors. Barry died from a single gunshot wound to the head.

“The Manchester Police Department has identified all the involved parties in the shooting and is actively investigating the incident, including the potential of a self-defense claim,” the statement reads.

The statement makes no mention of an arrest.

The shooting took place shortly after midnight Thursday in an alley behind 874 Union St..

On Friday, police spent most of the day in the alley behind the house. Both the house and alley were sealed off with crime tape.

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Intruder shot during home invasion on Nick Davis Road

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – Police say a man was shot during a home invasion.

Officials say they were called to the 27000-block of Nick Davis Road around midnight Monday. According to officials, the residents were woken by an unknown man rummaging through their house.

Officials say that during a scuffle, one of the residents shot the intruder.

The man was taken to the hospital but their condition is unknown, according to police.

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Read the rest of the article here: WHNT 19

Mixed bag today, Delta Whiskies and Whiskettes. One mort, one on the sick list, and two in the wind. One of the two may be leaking; lets hope it’s nothing trivial.

God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it. — DANIEL WEBSTER (1834)

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  1. 26Limabeans says:

    “after midnight Thursday in an alley”

    Nothin good happens after midnight in an alley.

  2. 11B-Mailclerk says:

    Off topic, depending on your views anyway, Jeffry Epstein apparently attempted Arkancide.

    https://www.foxnews.com/us/jeffrey-epstein-injured-nyc-jail-cell-possible-suicide

    Who, in corrections, didn’t see -that- one coming….

  3. 5th/77th FA says:

    OK AW1Ed, get you some more coffee. Repeat on the Alabama story from yesterday. Not that I’m complaining, I personally don’t mind repeats. I understand you have a full plate, all the reviewing, postings, day job, satisfying Mrs. AW1Ed, meeting with Julia Child wanna bees for the Thursday are for cooking brunch, keeping an “eyes” out on my shenanigans, PLUS the distraction of that fine example of the most Saintly John Moses Browning (Howitzer be his name) design. Its classic beauty, the unmarred by fru fru bling clean lines. The lack of polymers. The knowledge of the knock down punch.

    Damn…there’s that involuntary vascular reaction…again.

    Today’s lesson boys and girls, stay out of alleys after dark, and get more of a description v tall with dreadlocks and young slim. Didn’t notice anything particular about the perps?

    Keep Slick Willie’s perverted partner safe at least until the bastard can testify in court. The feds brought down Al Capone, not for murder but for tax evasion. Maybe this will bring down the Clinton Crime Syndicate…finally!

    • 26Limabeans says:

      “get more of a description v tall with dreadlocks and young slim. Didn’t notice anything particular about the perps?”

      Former GF got followed home from school by guy that exposed himself.
      Fast forward to the trial:
      Defense: are you absolutely sure he is the person that exposed himself?
      GF: Yes! and if he drops his pants I can further identify him.

      God, I loved that woman.

      • 11B-Mailclerk says:

        A relative of mine, at five, was flashed in a Wal-Mart. Chip off her Mom’s block, she pointed and called out, loudly:

        That’s -so- pathetic!

        He ran.

        Five, and already the Princess of Snark.

  4. That guy would have been better off a HEAD if he didn’t go into the alley,oops, I guess he did.