AR-15 used to defend home in Summerfield Fla

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  1. Burt Gummer

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    Hope the homeowner doesn't suffer any long lasting ill effects from this.
     
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    He was shot and forced to shoot and kill two fine upstanding young men who were just about to turn their lives around. I am pretty sure that will affect him in some way. Sarcasm off.
     
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    That's the downside of a plan to rob somebody for guns ... the victim may be well-armed.
     
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    The fact that they can in front and back doors simultaneously will work in his favor.
     
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    Yep...…….. "Officer...…..I was in fear for my life and threats were facing me from two different directions inside my home."
     
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    Attacked from TWO DIFFERENT PATHS ... this wasn’t these guys 1st rodeo I bet.

    Now think about multiple invaders in your home and how you’d defend. I will just about bet with 4 intruders you will not be making perfectly aimed shots ... point and click is about the best I would hope for. Thinking along that line I’ll say a 10 round mag would leave me swinging a plastic and aluminum club at at least 1 or 2 wounded intruders at best ... and some people say we don’t need more than 10 (or even some cases fewer) rounds.
     
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    My front and back doors both lead to the same place.
     
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    Well, it was traumatic and he was "triggered". He should sue for the emotional distress. ;)
     
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    Sue who??? Ya cain't squeeze blood outna turnip. I doubt the two left have two nickels to rub together. At least not two of their own. ;)
     
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    Wonder if one of the two dead was shot by an accomplice instead if the homeowner with his AR.
     
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    I hope so, but at the same time, I hope not.
     
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    NEVER have a Craigslist/BookFace exchange at your home.
    “The homeowner told Detective Travis O’Cull that, about an hour before the shooting, a male who he barely remembers from a past Craigslist transaction, knocked on the front door”
     
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    Inside?
     
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    Yep, both open into a large living room, just from different sides. Then a hallway to my bedrooms.
     
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    Sounds a little like my place, minus any real hallways.

    I can stand on my back stoop and see through my front door.
     
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    Now after seeing a picture of those fine young men, I have no doubt that they only came in the house to help that disabled homeowner! They were good boys who had turned their lives around and 2 of them had found Jesus ( or they have now, face to face!). Play stupid games, win stupid prizes!
     
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    There is a little twist being investigated by the Sheriff’s Dept ... there is a possibility the homeowner has some drug connections (marijuana especially). They are not sure of how far it goes but there is might be more to this story.
     
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    My initial thought was “the morgue”


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    That is correct if you ain't invited.
     
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    I do most all of mine right across the State Police barracks. I have had 2 people not show up over the past 5 years.
     
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    I guess my 60 round AR15 would be just enough for 4 invaders.
     
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    under the bed.

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    And, I can bump an entire mag with pretty good accuracy too.
     
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