No Charges for Dad Who Shot 2 Cops

jkcerda

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Huntn

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When officers of the law invade your house by mistake, that is no excuse to start shooting, as many of you have suggested to blacks in similar circumstances, comply. The home owner should be charged, unless law enforcement did not identify themselves. :oops::(
 

jkcerda

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When officers of the law invade your house by mistake, that is no excuse to start shooting, as many of you have suggested to blacks in similar circumstances, comply. :oops::(
apples/oranges.
https://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/man-impersonating-dea-agent-shot-and-killed-during-pa-home-invasion/
Man Impersonating DEA Agent Shot and Killed During PA Home Invasion
if there is no reason for the cops to be breaking down your door, WHY would you just "comply" with orders given by people who are breaking down your door?
 

Vanilla Ice

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When officers of the law invade your house by mistake, that is no excuse to start shooting, as many of you have suggested to blacks in similar circumstances, comply. The home owner should be charged, unless law enforcement did not identify themselves. :oops::(
No. Not even close.

If you think this is bad? Wait till these “red flag” laws come into effect that can allow officers to confiscate firearms from owners.
 

VictorTango777

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As that door now opens, he realizes that those are police officers. He immediately drops that weapon. He immediately goes to the window and starts communicating, ‘You’ve got the wrong address. Don’t shoot my daughter,'” Stawinski said.

While one of the officers returned fire, no one was hit, and the officers who were shot by the homeowner are in stable condition—which is a miraculous ending to what could have been a tragic scene.
Did that officer return fire before or after the man dropped his gun and went to the window to communicate?
 

VictorTango777

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Are residents required to announce that they are armed and attempt to tell the intruder to stop (not necessarily face to face) , or can they just sneak up and shoot without saying a word?

And can a resident shoot someone who is fleeing the house?
 

jkcerda

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1.Are residents required to announce that they are armed and attempt to tell the intruder to stop (not necessarily face to face) ,
2.or can they just sneak up and shoot without saying a word?

3.And can a resident shoot someone who is fleeing the house?
1. things vary by state, you break & enter at YOUR risk.
2. there might be others who are breaking & entering who WILL hear the shot.
3 that also varies by state.
stay safe, don't break & enter into peoples homes & you wont be shot, seems pretty simple.
 
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VulchR

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As quoted in the article:

A law-abiding, hard-working citizen and his daughter were home at the point where we began to execute that search warrant,” Stawinski said.
So, it would have been OK if the occupant had been out of work or retired? :confused: Rights are not a matter of being hard-working or not. Slackers of the world unite!
 
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When officers of the law invade your house by mistake, that is no excuse to start shooting, as many of you have suggested to blacks in similar circumstances, comply. The home owner should be charged, unless law enforcement did not identify themselves. :oops::(
Apparently the officers may of not identified themselves properly or did so AFTER breaking the door down. Only after the owner figured out they were police officer did he drop his gun.

I see several problems like identification or showing the warrent first may of prevented the situation, in the owner complying immediately.

It also says a no-knock raid on they wrong house its all on the police in this situation.
 
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