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Discussion in 'Indiana Glockers' started by IPDBrad, May 14, 2007.

  1. IPDBrad

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    http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070514/LOCAL/70514022

    Homeowner fatally shoots burglar

    By Vic Ryckaert
    vic.ryckaert@indystar.com

    A homeowner shot and killed a burglar Sunday inside a Near Northside home, police said.

    Wilbur Carson, 61, shot and killed intruder Wilbur Copeland, 42, in a home in the 3100 block of North Park Avenue at 11:27 p.m., Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Sgt. Matthew Mount said.

    The intruder entered Carson’s home through an upstairs window, Mount said. Carson confronted the burglar and fired a .22-caliber rifle.

    Copeland, 3300 block of North Park, died of a gunshot to the chest, according to the Marion County coroner’s office. Copeland was not armed, Mount said.

    Carson has not been arrested.




    Call Star reporter Vic Ryckaert at (317) 444-2761.
     
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    KSFreeman Broken Member

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    Does one have to be named Wilbur before you allowed to move into that neighborhood?
     

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    minuteman32 NRA & GOA Life

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    "..... and that talking horse ya rode in on!" were his last words?!:rofl:
     
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    Cha-chiiinnnng...! :bluesbrothers:
     
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    minuteman32 NRA & GOA Life

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    Julia (Carson)is probably just MORTIFIED that another "Carson" migh have had a GUN & used it for lawful self defense!

    That is, except for one of her corrupt, criminal grandkids that she schmoozes onto some LE agency .... like the Excise Police! Hmmm
     
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    .22-caliber rifle :wow:

    So much for the "is bigger better" discussions......
     
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    I love my 22's:banana:
     
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    Ignition Insanityville

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    then again some ppl believe if they have been shot that they will die and there is no help.... their mind lets them die of a non-fatal gsw
     
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    While that's a valid point, it was a rifle. That long barrel adds quite a bit of velocity.

    The only .22 caliber weapon I'd feel comfortable defending my home with comes with 30-round magazines, black furniture, and Sarah Brady's complete disapproval. :supergrin:
     
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    Placement is everything. I have heard of people being killed with the old brass BB type of gun. All depends on where you hit them.
     
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    epsylum Boolit Hoze

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    If this is the same guy on the news, he threatened to cut a reporter with a "switchblade" and the intruder was his "drinking buddy".

    Just from the interview, he is not the kind of guy we want to be holding up as a fine example.

    That being said, if he was robbing his house, he deserved to get shot.