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The folks at night, will shoot you on sight … deep in the heart of Texas!

texas.jpgA grand jury will get to decide if a man in his 70’s was really “defending himself” when he shot two men who he thought were breaking into his neighbor’s home. This case is a test of Texas’ broad “Castle Doctrine,” giving folks a strong self-defense right in their own homes, cars and offices.

As the 911 tapes show, however, this guy is the exact type of trigger-happy, stereotypical Texas-rube folks love to make fun of:

Police say that just before the shootings, the man called 911 to say he heard glass breaking and saw two men entering the home through a window.
911: “Pasadena 911. What is your emergency?”
Caller: “Burglars breaking into a house next door.”
A police spokesman says the man told the dispatcher that he was going to get his gun and stop the break-in.
Caller: “I’ve got a shotgun, do you want me to stop them?”
911: “Nope, don’t do that. Ain’t no property worth shooting somebody over, OK?”
The dispatcher repeatedly urged the man to stay calm and stay in his own home, reports CBS News correspondent Hari Sreeni\vasan.
911: “I’ve got officers coming out there. I don’t want you to go outside that house.”
Caller: “I understand that, but I have a right to protect myself too, sir, and you understand that. And the laws have been changed in this country since September the first, and you know it and I know it. I have a right to protect myself.”
A Texas law strengthening a citizen’s right to self-defense, the so-called “castle doctrine,” went into effect on Sept. 1. It gives Texans a stronger legal right to use deadly force in their homes, cars and workplaces.
The telephone line then went dead, but the man called police again and told a dispatcher what he was doing.
Caller: “Boom. You’re dead.” (Sounds of gunshots) “Get the law over here quick. I’ve managed to get one of them, he’s in the front yard over there. He’s down, the other one is running down the street. I had no choice. They came in the front yard with me, man. I had no choice.
He shot one suspect in the chest and the other in the side.

…I can’t even mock this fucking idiot, because he does too good a job of it all on his own. “Boom. You’re dead.” …Sigh.

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Seth
I like the way autism (Trait for liberism) affects some peoples way of seeing things from normal people- you changed (spun) the story to fit your twisted view=
Usually I find these people to like Hugo Chavez/Cstro and always tend to vote Democrat..