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Man carjacks women in Walmart parking lot; Woman fires gunshot at him, police say


Police say the man wanted for a robbery and carjacking at a Dauphin County Walmart has turned himself in.

Swatara Township Police say the suspect, 45-year-old Michael Ortiz, attempted to commit a theft inside the store and was in the process of running away when he got into a vehicle in the parking lot. He turned himself in on Saturday.

    • Wal-Mart employee fatally shoots armed robber in Sunrise
    • SUNRISE, FLA. (WSVN) - Sunrise Police are investigating after, they said, a man shot and killed a subject in self-defense who tried to rob him in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart.
    • It all happened around 3:30 a.m., Wednesday morning, at a Wal-Mart located, at 3306 N. University Dr., in Sunrise.
    • According to officials, the man, who friends and family have identified as 28-year-old Wal-Mart employee Ervin Jones, fatally shot the subject.
  • Permit-to-Carry Holder Pulls Gun to Fend Off Attacker
  • By Lee Voss October 11, 2016 10:34 AM

  • ST. CLOUD — A man who allegedly tried to attack a couple outside the St. Cloud Walmart store last week got more than he bargained for. It turns out the husband has a permit to carry, and used his gun to thwart off the attacker.
  • According to the criminal complaint, the couple was walking to their car just before midnight last Wednesday when a man dragging a baseball bat approached them. He asked the couple if they’ve “ever been hit in the head with a bat?”. The couple thought the man was joking and continued walking.

Man Shot Dead After Trying To Rob Gun Owner Identified As Treamel Gray, 23

By Kelly Bauer

CHICAGO — A man with a concealed-carry license shot and killed an armed robber Wednesday night in Grand Boulevard, police said.

At 8:20 p.m., the man was sitting in a car with another man in the 4300 block of South State Street when two men with guns walked up and tried to rob them, said Officer Ana Pacheco, a Chicago Police spokeswoman.

Gun owner breaks up AutoZone robbery in Jersey Village

By Brooke A. Lewis

Three suspects held store employees at gunpoint at an AutoZone in Jersey Village on Friday night. 

Around 9 p.m., three men went into the store located at 9461 Jones and demanded cash from the register while holding guns, according to Harris County Sheriff deputies. 

Police: Man, 91, shoots suspected robber in Eastpointe

A 91-year-old concealed pistol license holder shot a man who was attempting to rob him Monday in Eastpointe, according to police.

The victim was exiting his car around 10:15 a.m. and heading into the Rite Aid on Gratiot near Nine Mile when an unknown suspect in his late 20s approached, Sgt. Martin Campbell said.

  • Gun-Wielding Woman Saves Husband From Armed Robbers
  • BY: Stephen Gutowski
    September 8, 2016 4:49 pm
  • A Florida woman saved her husband from armed robbers last week when she pulled her own gun, shooting one intruder and scaring off two others.
  • Three men broke into the couple’s home on Aug. 31 in an attempt to rob them, Pasco County sheriff’s deputies told the Tamp Bay Times. Though the couple was not identified, police said the three burglars broke into their home, pointed a gun at the husband, and ordered him to lay on the ground. They then searched his pockets for his wallet.
  • Sevier County homeowner holds robbery suspect at gunpoint
  • WATE 6 On Your Side staff
  • SEVIERVILLE (WATE) – A suspect in a home invasion is in custody thanks to a homeowner in Sevier County.
  • The Sevier County Sheriff’s Office said Darrick C. Whaley, 23, was charged with aggravated assault, especially aggravated burglary, unlawful possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, gun possession during a violent felony and narcotic possession. Officers said when they arrived at 833 Douglas Dam Road, the homeowner was holding Whaley at gunpoint.
    • Olive Hill homeowner shoots, kills would-be robber; three arrested
    • By Janet Patton
    • A Carter County homeowner shot and killed an apparent would-be robber Saturday morning, according to Kentucky State Police.
    • About 8:18 a.m. Saturday, four armed people forced their way into the home at 123 Clark Hollow in Olive Hill and took an undisclosed amount of cash, according to state police. Several people, including children, were in the home at the time but no one was injured.
  • Subway Employee Lets a Pair of Violent Robbers Have it Their Way
  • by Jenn Jacques
  • A Subway restaurant clerk in Augusta, GA was forced to let a pair of violent robbers ‘have it their way’ after one of the men assaulted her 14-year-old son with a crowbar.
  • Two men, identified by law enforcement as Cornelius Lamar Harrison, 24, and Howard Maurice Harris, 25, broke into the Subway on the 1600 Block of Gordon Highway intent on robbing the popular fast food chain at approximately 12:30 Sunday afternoon.
  • Homeowner will not be charged for shooting burglar
  • WCNC
  • UNION COUNTY, N.C. -- A teen was fatally shot by a homeowner overnight in Union County. 
  • The Union County Sheriff's Office says 17-year-old Marquies Waters was shot by a homeowner who resides on Happy Hollow Lane in Mineral Springs just before 4 a.m. Monday.