Brevard County homeowner fatally shoots intruder
A homeowner shot and killed a man who he said was attempting to burglarize his Cocoa home, officials said.
Police received a call from the homeowner around noon Wednesday.
Officials said the homeowner told them a person in black and wearing a mask broke out a window at the back of the house in an attempt to get inside.
The homeowner said he fired a gun at the person climbing into his home, causing the burglar to fall back outside, deputies said.
Officials said when they got to the home on Brophy Boulevard, a man was found dead in the backyard.
The homeowner’s stepfather Clarence Patterson spoke with WESH 2 News about the incident.
“(My stepson) saw one of them throwing a bicycle through the window there. He threw the bicycle through the window and my stepson shot five or six times. He hit that one; I don’t know if he hit the other one,” Patterson said.
The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office said there may have been a second man involved in the attempted burglary but has not found anyone.
Officials said that man was described as a black man in his early 20s wearing black pants with white stripes, a black shirt and either a white hoodie or a white shirt around his head.
The identities of the man who was killed and the homeowner have not been released
CPL holder shoots man trying to rob in him Detroit
DETROIT (FOX 2) – A man walking on Detroit’s west side was carrying his gun and his CPL when someone tried to rob him. He used his gun and the attempted robber in the street.
Police were called around 6:45 to the 18600 block of Grayfield to the shooting. A 25-year-old man was walking when an armed man tried to rob him.
The victim has a concealed pistol license and pulled his gun. Both men shot at each other and the robbery suspect was hit in the body.
He was taken to the hospital and is listed in critical condition.
Arkansas suspect winds up in hospital after shootout with store manager
HELENA- WEST HELENA, Ark. — A suspect who allegedly tried to rob a local store manager and his son early Thursday morning wound up in the hospital after the victim fought back.
The store manager and his child were opening up Jordan’s Kwik Stop on Sebastian Street around 5:45 a.m. Thursday when a man with a gun forced them inside. The man reportedly said “let me get everything” and held them at gunpoint.
According to police, the store manager said, “OK, hold on, let me get it for you,” then grabbed a gun and shot the suspect twice during a shootout.
A clerk shot a man during a robbery attempt at this store in Helena-West Helena, Arkansas.
The suspect ran from the scene, but eventually showed up at the Helena Regional Hospital. From there, he was taken to the Regional Medical Center in critical condition.
Demetrius Morant, 27, was charged with aggravated robbery, aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a minor in the second degree.
His bond was set at $155,000. His first court appearance will be set after his release from the hospital.
One dead, another injured after store employee shoots robbery suspects
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — One person is dead and another is injured after a store clerk shoots two robbery suspects.
It happened just before 9 p.m. at a store on the 1700 block of NE 24th.
According to Amarillo Police, the two suspects walked into the store with a rifle and attempted to rob the clerk.
APD said the clerk had a handgun and shot both suspects.
Officials on scene told MyHighPlains.com the two were taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Police told us one of the suspects, Queshon Johnson, 17, died from his injuries at the hospital. The other suspect, a 15-year-old boy, was shot in the lower extremities and taken to surgery.