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| September 21, 2019 | 5 Comments

Domestic scuffle led to Wednesday night shooting, police say
No charges filed as of Thursday morning

By RICK CURL
A Wednesday night shooting near Lillington appears to have started from a fight between a father and son, according to the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were called to the home at 795 Brown Road off of Cool Springs Road around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday after a domestic dispute escalated into a reported shooting.

Harnett County Maj. Aaron Meredith told The Daily Record an argument over repair work to a vehicle resulted in 65-year-old Robin Brown shooting his 35-year-old son Robin Brown in the leg.

“It’s still under investigation, but we believe it was done in self defense,” Meredith said. “Because it appears to be self defense, no charges have been filed at this time.”

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The rest of the article may be viewed at The Daily Record

Man shoots 1 intruder during home invasion in Catawba County, 1 still wanted

CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) – Deputies say an intruder was shot by a man during a home invasion in Catawba County Thursday morning. Deputies are still looking for the other intruder.

According to the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a report of a breaking or entering in progress at a home on 37th St Dr NE in the St Stephens community around 10:30 a.m.

The man inside the home reported that he awakened to discover two armed men inside his home, so he shot at the suspects who then ran.

Deputies soon discovered that a man, identified as 20-year-old Barry MacMahan was being treated at the hospital for multiple gunshot wounds.

Investigators determined that MacMahan and 37-year-old Brian Maynor were the two intruders who went into the home. MacMahan and Maynor have been charged with felony breaking or entering and attempted common law robbery.

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The entire article may be viewed at WBTV.com

Suspected Burglar Fatally Shot by Resident in San Pedro
by Anthony Kurzweil and Kareen Wynter

A burglary suspect was fatally shot by a San Pedro resident Thursday morning.

The incident was reported about 7:15 a.m. in the 2800 block of South Carolina Street, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Drake Madison said.

Investigators discovered a resident in the home opened fire after someone apparently entered the property, Madison said.

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Not much more say at KTLA.com

Looks like two have left the gene pool, and one each indisposed and in the wind today, Delta Whiskies and Whiskettes.

UPDATE
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/guybenson/2019/09/19/self-preservation-homeowner-defends-himself-against-trio-of-armed-robbers-using-assault-weapon-n2553238

Ed Morrissey notes that “the exact type of weapon used in self-defense has not been identified. However, a neighbor described the sound as an ‘assault weapon,’ and WSB-TV in Atlanta confirmed it to be a long-barrel semi-automatic.” This sounds like exactly the sort of weapon Beto O’Rourke and other 2020 Democrats would like to confiscate through compulsory “buy-backs.”

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I do believe that where there is a choice only between cowardice and violence, I would advise violence. Thus when my eldest son asked me what he should have done had he been present when I was almost fatally assaulted in 1908 [by an Indian extremist opposed to Gandhi’s agreement with Smuts], whether he should have run away and seen me killed or whether he should have used his physical force which he could and wanted to use, and defend me, I told him it was his duty to defend me even by using violence. Hence it was that I took part in the Boer War, the so-called Zulu Rebellion and [World War I]. Hence also do I advocate training in arms for those who believe in the method of violence. I would rather have India resort to arms in order to defend her honor than that she should in a cowardly manner become or remain a helpless witness to her own dishonor. — Mohandas K. Gandhi, Young India, August 11, 1920 from Fischer, Louis ed.,The Essential Gandhi, 1962

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  1. 5th/77th FA says:

    Two DRT & 1 WRT and the in the wind will show up again…soon. We’ll take that score any day. Too bad the Rockdale County Boys Choir is gonna be short 3 members come Sunday Morning. That story is still all over the news down here. Another example of having the only living witness left. That was a very nice quiet area not long ago. The trash out of Atlanta are making inroads.

    Loves me some custom examples of the work of the Saintly John Moses Browning. I have an excess of slobber on the screen.

    • AW1Ed says:

      Since DC was (mostly) gentrified the same thing happened to Montgomery and Prince George counties, with the crime rate and drug sales increasing. Closer to home the rot is very apparent in the town of Waldorf, and leakers are showing up in my AO.
      The PDRofMD is STILL a “may issue” state, a law that is becoming more ignored every day, just like their Black Rifle ban.

    • David says:

      Like the adjustable skeleton trigger, ambi safety, beveled and flared magazine well, dust cover rail, cocking serrations, and nifty sights… not really a carry gun but probably a good shooter. Think I’d open the ejection port a tad more, but that’s just me.

  2. Looking at those rear sights, it looks like a comp gun and hard to tell if it was de horned.

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