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Re: TX:The mean streets of Houston

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Post by philip964 » Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:14 pm

https://www.click2houston.com/news/robb ... puties-say

Man in hoodie in 95 degree weather try’s to rob a fireworks stand on I45 North.

Puts gun down on counter during robbery ( maybe picking up money ). Victim grabs gun and shoots him.

https://abc13.com/robbery-suspect-shot- ... n/5379142/

In the face.

Note to self: despite what people have claimed hoodie in summer means robbery.


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Post by philip964 » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:42 am

https://abc13.com/2-year-old-shot-in-he ... e/5379698/

2 year old in a car involved in a 2 am shoot out with another car is expected to survive after being hit in the head by a bullet.

Someone in her car fired the first shot.

Police are talking were going to get this person who shot a child. "Whoever is responsible for this shooting, turn yourselves in. We're batting 1,000 in the City of Houston. Right now, if anyone kills or shoots one of our kids, we're going after them," Finner said. "Anyone who harms a kid, we'll put you in jail."

Wouldn't this be self defense?

Yes this is Houston, now.


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Post by LDP » Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:57 pm

Police are talking were going to get this person who shot a child. "Whoever is responsible for this shooting, turn yourselves in. We're batting 1,000 in the City of Houston. Right now, if anyone kills or shoots one of our kids, we're going after them," Finner said. "Anyone who harms a kid, we'll put you in jail."
As opposed to someone who kills an adult? Cuz that's somehow different and they'll be let go?
(like the guy who was out on bail for capital murder)

Houston is slipping, really badly.

I wonder what they'll find out about the cause of the shooting. I bet we won't hear a peep. Because stories of parents with a baby in the back seat buying drugs at 2am don't sell the newspapers all that well.


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Re: TX:The mean streets of Houston

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Post by philip964 » Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:50 am

https://www.click2houston.com/news/4-bu ... ite-in-car

Family of four badly burned in a road rage shooting. Buying fireworks, man gets into an argument with another man who parked behind him. Man moves his car and as the family is leaving fires into the car setting off the fireworks inside the car.

Family including two small children are badly burned. Captured on video.

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Post by Liberty » Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:50 pm

How does a fired bullet set fire to fireworks? Were they shooting tracers?
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Post by DynamicDan » Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:59 pm

Must of caused a spark


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Post by philip964 » Sat Jul 06, 2019 11:06 pm

https://www.click2houston.com/news/eric ... ut-on-bond

Suspect in capital murder of 7 year old Jasmine Barns is out on bond.

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Post by Liberty » Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:02 am

DynamicDan wrote:
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Must of caused a spark
Can you get a spark from lead and copper? Maybe from an .556 round with a penetrator? I suspect that someone was attempting to use fireworks as a weapon. As a kid, we used to shoot at rats against all kinds of things. We never saw sparks like they showed in the movies. It was kinda disappointing.
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Re: TX:The mean streets of Houston

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Post by philip964 » Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:25 am

https://www.click2houston.com/news/pers ... puties-say

Man shot in road rage incident. Driver of one of the cars shot by the homeowner, whose house the pair of cars stopped at to argue. Car attempted to run over the homeowner. He is cooperating with the police.

As one of the commenters suggested. Stay inside and call 911.

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Post by Pawpaw » Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:13 pm

Liberty wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:02 am
DynamicDan wrote:
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:59 pm
Must of caused a spark
Can you get a spark from lead and copper? Maybe from an .556 round with a penetrator? I suspect that someone was attempting to use fireworks as a weapon. As a kid, we used to shoot at rats against all kinds of things. We never saw sparks like they showed in the movies. It was kinda disappointing.
Some fireworks (or at least parts of them) are impact sensitive.
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Post by Syntyr » Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:15 pm

Pawpaw wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:13 pm
Liberty wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:02 am
DynamicDan wrote:
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:59 pm
Must of caused a spark
Can you get a spark from lead and copper? Maybe from an .556 round with a penetrator? I suspect that someone was attempting to use fireworks as a weapon. As a kid, we used to shoot at rats against all kinds of things. We never saw sparks like they showed in the movies. It was kinda disappointing.
Some fireworks (or at least parts of them) are impact sensitive.
The only ones I know of that are impact sensitive are snapping poppers. The ones that are in the little pieces of white paper and you throw them on the ground and they pop. It's made out of Armstrong's compound.

I suspect something else. Either they were playing with fireworks or the bullet hit a vaping battery something or a cell phone battery.
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Re: TX:The mean streets of Houston

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Post by philip964 » Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:44 pm

philip964 wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:27 pm
https://www.click2houston.com/news/home ... y-shooting

Mother critically injured in drive by shooting after midnight as she slept in a room with a 4 month old baby.

House attacked again the next night after midnight by shooter or shooters in a black pick up truck.
The mother of 4 has died.


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Post by surprise_i'm_armed » Mon Jul 08, 2019 2:59 pm

https://abc13.com/robbery-suspect-shot- ... n/5379142/

The fireworks robber, shot in the face with his own gun, has died.

They are going to miss him at choir practice.

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Re: TX:The mean streets of Houston

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Post by philip964 » Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:15 am

philip964 wrote:
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:50 am
https://www.click2houston.com/news/4-bu ... ite-in-car

Family of four badly burned in a road rage shooting. Buying fireworks, man gets into an argument with another man who parked behind him. Man moves his car and as the family is leaving fires into the car setting off the fireworks inside the car.

Family including two small children are badly burned. Captured on video.
No man parked behind him as I stated above. It was a pulled out in front of him, then words at next stop light.

https://www.click2houston.com/news/susp ... k-arrested

Man arrested. Shot the pickup with an AR-15. Don't know if that changes the discussion on igniting fireworks.

"Got a gun off the streets" comment.


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Re: TX:The mean streets of Houston

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Post by philip964 » Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:50 am

https://www.click2houston.com/news/4-sh ... -open-fire

6 armed men burst into an apartment complex courtyard through a pedestrian gate at 1:45 am and begin shooting 4 people wounded.

And the motive is?

There were people in an apartment courtyard at 1:45 in the morning on a Thursday?

Three of the four victims were young women. Other victims may have been drive in private cars to the hospital.

Ok it was a Wednesday night party and nobody has a job. Got it.

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