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| November 20, 2019

Woman claims self-defense after killing boyfriend in northwest Harris County, police say

By Jay R. Jordan
A woman is claiming self-defense after she shot and killed her boyfriend inside their home in northwest Harris County, police say.

The two were arguing inside the home in the 5900 block of Pincay Oaks Drive around 10:45 p.m. Sunday when the 25-year-old man assaulted the 45-year-old woman, she told deputies.

She pulled a gun and shot the man in the chest, according to Harris County Sheriff’s Office homicide detective Sgt. Ben Beall.

The woman called 911 and immediately confessed to the shooting, Beall said. Paramedics rushed to the home and pronounced the man dead.

She later told deputies that she was defending herself from being attacked further, Beall said. He said the woman is being cooperative with detectives as they interview her.

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The entire article may be viewed here: Housten Chronicle.com

1 killed, 26 hurt in Chicago weekend shootings

One man was killed and 26 people were wounded in shootings across Chicago over the weekend.

The article may be viewed here: ABC 7 Chicago.com

Beauty store clerk shoots, kills masked suspect during attempted armed robbery

AKRON, Ohio — A pair of masked men tried to rob a beauty shop but were met with gunfire, according to WJW.

Friday evening, officers responded to Royal Beauty Supply Store on the 900 block of South Arlington Street in Akron, Ohio.

Police say two masked men, armed with guns, came into the store to rob it.

Two employees were working at the time, and a 26-year-old clerk drew his gun and fired. The shot killed one of the suspects, according to WJW.

Officers say the second attempted robber ran from the scene.

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Deputies: Two intruders shot by homeowner in Graves

MAYFIELD, Ky. (WDKY) – Two people were shot during a reported home invasion in Graves County.

The Graves County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to Tom Drive around 12:05 a.m. on Tuesday.

Deputies responded and found one person who had been shot multiple times. Minutes later, another shooting victim was found in the city limits. Deputies say the victim was shot during the same incident on Tom Drive.

One shooting victim was taken to a hospital in Paducah. The other victim was flown to a hospital in Nashville.

A third suspect remains on the run.

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A double full house, Delta Whiskies and Whiskettes, with two each mustering for that final inspection, two inconvenienced and two more in the wind. But not for long, I think.

Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human liberty; it is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves. — William Pitt


Burr slays Hamilton in a duel in Weehawken, New Jersey

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  1. 11B-Mailclerk says:

    Doesn’t every gentleman have a pair of proper pistols? The pictured set look quite nice.

    • 5th/77th FA says:

      As a matter of fact we do. And some of us became gentlemen without it taking an act of congress critters. My dueling irons are the percussion cap conversion .45 similar to the ones above. My other set of short barrel “boot guns” are above the mantle at brother’s place in Dakota with a double trigger Hawken to keep them Company.

      Oh, and nothing like a double full house to get us “over the hump.”

    • The spot in Weehawken, NJ where Hamiliton got capped overlooks the Hudson river. I think if I remember, their is a school their now. We stopped there to check it out. Had to be around 40+ years ago while I was working.

  2. 26Limabeans says:

    45 year old woman with a 25 year old (dead) boyfriend.
    Wonder what they were arguing over.

  3. There is I think a twenty year difference in ages between girl & boyfriend. If he were 20 years older then he could have sung to her “I’m so young” by the Students, 1958. I’ll get out my K*E 10 inch slide rule and figure it out but I have to see if I have enough talcum powder to keep it running on a long calculation like this one. Those 3 perps in Graves County were lucky that they didn’t end up in Graves themselves. Hmm, not bad.