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RPD Chief Sheppard responds to
criticism over burglary incident

Democrat and Chronicle [Rochester, NY], by Gary McLendon

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Posted By:GOPJihad, 1/24/2013 9:35:44 AM

Rochester police are investigating a burglary in which a Rochester man used an assault weapon to chase two burglars from his home. The Rochester Police Department Chief James Sheppard said during a press briefing Wednesday afternoon that two male suspects entered the home at 442 Congress Avenue just after midnight Tuesday morning. (*SNIP*) One of the roommates retrieved his legally-owned AR-15, a semi-automatic rifle, and once confronted, the suspects ran out of the house. The roommates then called 911. AR-15’s are considered assault weapons.

Comments:
Here is the classic scenario where an AR-15 and standard capacity magazines (20-30rds for the AR) are most useful - confronting multiple armed assailants.

However, the big story here is the fact that Rochester PD Chief Sheppard suppressed the story! Sheppard is one of Cuomo´s boot-lickers, and supporters of the denial of Second Amendment protected rights in NY. He was forced to report the incident after someone in the RPD leaked the story to the local press.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Heil Liberals, 1/24/2013 9:50:28 AM     (No. 9136172)

So, to defend yourself, your family and your property, you must own a legally possessed weapon. Well, let the licensing begin! Shovels, hammers, baseball bats, knives, bricks, cinder blocks... you name it. It must all be legal and licensed, you see.

Death of liberty by 100,000 legal paper cuts.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: provide, 1/24/2013 10:13:41 AM     (No. 9136225)

Headline: "Lost urbanites frightened by assault weapon. Seek help from Al Sharpton and City Attorney."

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Iconoclast, 1/24/2013 10:16:55 AM     (No. 9136234)

Article says "police are still investigating". Investigating what? It makes it sound as if the occupants did something wrong.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 1/24/2013 10:22:14 AM     (No. 9136250)

The citizens of the state of NY need to gather stories of what happens in Britain when homeowners defend themselves. That is the goal of liberals in this country. If you can´t defend yourself against home invasion by burglars, you can´t defend invasion by creeps from the government.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 1/24/2013 10:42:04 AM     (No. 9136313)

This is the same idiot who said that "Only the police should have guns." Screw that guy.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: tommyr, 1/24/2013 10:56:47 AM     (No. 9136344)

So were the perps caught? How about descriptions? Holder and Obama might have sons...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lydwho, 1/24/2013 11:45:41 AM     (No. 9136485)

I see these weapons on the shelves in gun shops and at Wal-marts but see no indication that they are assault weapons.

Not one of them had a bayonet or attchment for one.

Not one of them had a rocket launcher or attachment for such.

These are not "Assault Weapons"

Art

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Reply 8 - Posted by: coldborezero, 1/24/2013 12:17:07 PM     (No. 9136579)

Homeland Defense Rifle.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TexasHillCountry, 1/24/2013 4:48:00 PM     (No. 9137217)

This incident did not "end peacefully"!

The perps apparently got away and have not been apprehended. Next time, instead of a BB gun, they will use the real thing. I also hope the homeowner they meet has exercised the good sense to arm himself first before investigating so he is prepared for the worst.


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