Thursday Feel Good Stories

| August 15, 2019 | 8 Comments

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Double Tap

Person shoots burglary suspect in Newport News
A person shot a suspect attempting to burglarize a home on Purlieu Drive, according to police.

Author: 13News Now Staff
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The tables quickly turned on a suspect who was shot by someone inside a home he attempted to burglarize.

Dispatchers got a call about a burglary at 10 p.m. in the 500 block of Purlieu Drive.

Officers went to check out the scene and found an adult black male with multiple gunshot wounds that were considered life-threatening.

Investigators learned the man was attempting to commit a burglary at a home and was shot by someone inside the home. Police also say the burglary suspect and victim in the home knew each other.

Medics took the suspect to a nearby hospital for treatment.

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The rest of the article may be viewed here: 13 News Now

Man trying to climb into moving car shot by Lyft driver
Driver says he is physically OK but mentally shaken up

By Erik Avanier – Reporter
MIDDLEBURG, Fla. – An armed Lyft driver shot a man who was trying to climb into his moving car early Monday morning, according to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office.

The Jacksonville ride-share driver told deputies he had just dropped off a client on County Road 218 about 5:30 a.m. when he spotted a dog next to the road that appeared to need help. The driver said that he was searching on his cellphone for where to take the animal when a man that deputies later identified as Matthew Caudill ran up to the passenger side of his car and started yelling.

The driver told deputies he was scared and started driving off, but Caudill grabbed the partially open window and began running with the car. The Sheriff’s Office report said that as the driver accelerated, Caudill grabbed the rack on top of the car and tried pulling himself onto the roof. At one point, according to the report, Caudill climbed through the window feet first while sitting in the window.

The driver told News4Jax that Caudill started kicking him, so he pulled out a gun and fired at him. Caudill was struck in the leg and eventually fell from the window onto the highway.

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The rest of the article may be viewed here: News 4 Jax

Shooting leaves Arkansas elementary school principal seriously injured

by Scott Carroll
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — An Arkansas elementary school principal was in serious condition after being shot over the weekend.

Lawson Road Elementary School principal Matthew Mellor underwent surgery Monday morning, the Pulaski County Special School District said. The school is in rural west Little Rock.

Police reported that Mellor, 48, was shot Sunday in Pine Bluff. He and a friend identified as Dennis Bradley, 56, had reportedly traveled there to a meet a man about a car advertised on Facebook.

Bradley told police that they picked up the man about 7:50 p.m. and he instructed them to drive behind a Car-Mart at 520 S. Blake St. When they arrived, the man pulled out a gun and demanded money. Bradley said he pulled out his own gun. The man then opened fire and fled on foot.

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Zero morts today, Delta Whiskies and Whiskettes, but we do have two in the body and fender shop, and one in the wind. When will people learn it’s a bad idea to meet strangers while carrying large sums of money, and just piss-poor head work following instructions to go to a secluded area.

To preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms, and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them… — Richard Henry Lee

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  1. 5th/77th FA says:

    If you are in my house without my permission trying to take my belongings, you are not a burglary suspect…you are the deceased wanna be choir member.

    Caudill? meth/crack head or just all around dirtbag? Going by the mug shot, his mama must be so very proud of him. /s/

    It should be elementary that you meet potential sellars at the popo station to do trade and commerce from on line contacts. Maybe the assistant principal should stay after school to learn this week’s lesson.

    Be nice if we had the types of elected officials that the Honorable Richard Henry Lee was in office now.

    That is still one fugly little gunz.

  2. Claw says:

    Re: The Floriduh story. I wonder what happened to the dog? Did it get a new chew toy when Matthew Bryant Caudill played “Pavement Skin Burn”?

    Oh, Well, the Whiz Wheel®™ spins up a DAM resulting in WRT score of : 36 x 4 = 144 (Pretty gross, huh?)/s

    • MI Ranger says:

      Maybe Matthew Caudill was the owner of the dog, and he thought the armed Lyft driver was abducting his pooch! What did Mr. Caudill say as he was running along side the car? “Hey, that ‘s my dog…give him back…Hey” as the guy speeds away.

  3. Ex-PH2 says:

    There’s more to come. Wait until AW1Ed gets it posted.

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