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CC'er shoots and kills would be carjacker

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by IronMonster, May 3, 2015.

  1. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    http://news.yahoo.com/police-man-shoots-kills-carjacker-outside-store-004403757.html




    • The 31-year-old male shooter was in Macey's parking lot in Orem, 45 miles south of Salt Lake City, when he heard a woman's screams as she was being pulled from her SUV by the suspect, investigators said. (KSL -TV)

      OREM, Utah (AP) — A shopper with a concealed weapons permit shot and killed a man who was trying to carjack a woman Saturday outside a Utah grocery store, officers said.


      The 31-year-old male shooter was in Macey's parking lot in Orem, 45 miles south of Salt Lake City, when he heard a woman's screams as she was being pulled from her SUV by the suspect, investigators said.

      The man told police he went to assist the woman, and the 27-year-old male suspect lunged at him in an attempt to grab his gun.

      The man fired one round at the suspect, hitting him in the chest. The suspect later died at a hospital.

      No other injuries were reported.

      Police Capt. Ned Jackson said it appears the suspect was unarmed at the time, but several felony warrants had been issued for his arrest.

      Jackson didn't think the shooter would face charges but said the investigation is ongoing.

      "He's trying to assist this lady whose car is being stolen," Jackson told KSL-TV (http://bit.ly/1QaDe1v ). "He was fighting with her. He was trying to protect her. Then at the point the suspect comes to him, and he's trying to take the gun from him, then he's trying to protect himself."

      The names of the shooter and suspect were not immediately released.

      The shooter had stopped at the store to buy food before going out for target shooting.

      The suspect allegedly assaulted a woman earlier Saturday and drove to the Macey's parking lot in a stolen pickup. Once there, he exited the truck and tried to carjack the woman at about 11:20 a.m., police said.

      "That may be a reason he escalated a fight to the degree that it's gone on today, and stealing cars to try to get away, because he has some felony warrants," Jackson told KSL.

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  2. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Don't steal stuff...
     
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  3. boogerhook

    boogerhook Seattle Well-Known Member

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    In New Jersey some DA would be all over him. Hope they leave him alone.
     
  4. rick benjamin

    rick benjamin USA, Or, Damascus Secure the drama Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    Don't lunge!
     
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  5. Capn Jack

    Capn Jack Wet-Stern Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Thou Shalt Not Steal, or thou will surly get wasted....:rolleyes:
     
  6. 308

    308 ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ Silver Supporter

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    Pretty much any one of the 10 commandments will keep ya from getting a cap busted in yer gizzard.

    Too bad we cant teach such things 'publicly' anymore.
     
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  7. B5Ben

    B5Ben Boise Well-Known Member

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    Sounds justified to me.
     
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  8. rick benjamin

    rick benjamin USA, Or, Damascus Secure the drama Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    Luk_19:40 But He answered and said to them, "I tell you that if these should keep silent, the stones would immediately cry out."
     
  9. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    It's in Utah ,bra,they think it's OK for these thing to go this way.Natural selection,Lord's will and such

    BTW let this be a lesson for those who think they will steal a Morman's food supplies :D
     
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  10. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    I know quite a few Mormons, every one of them borders on being a weapons fanatic. One of owns a damn armor personnel carrier complete with a roof turret .50 BMG
     
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  11. Capn Jack

    Capn Jack Wet-Stern Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Quick...Get your name in "The Book".:rolleyes::D