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Oklahoma homeowner shoots, kills intruder 5 years after shooting another would-be burglar

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"He comes into view, and BLAHM, that 9 millimeter is real loud inside the house," Sweeney told FOX23.The Tulsa Police Department said the incident happened around 9:08 a.m., and when officers arrived at the home the alleged intruder, Donald Stovall, was found dead.
Officers said Stovall had crawled through a bathroom window into the home when Sweeney confronted him. It was during that confrontation Stovall was fatally shot.
"He brought this on himself, I have no sympathy," Sweeny told FOX23.
https://www.foxnews.com/us/oklahoma...years-after-shooting-another-would-be-burglar

Have to agree with him here.
 

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Tough neighborhood.
"This is the second time I've shot someone, and I've escorted at gunpoint at least half a dozen people off the property," he said.

About time this guy got some German Shepherds or Dobermans.
 

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From the article:
"This is the second time I've shot someone, and I've escorted at gunpoint at least half a dozen people off the property."​

WTH is it about Sweeney's property that so many people are inspired to trespass on his property and/or burgle him? (Source)

Does that look like a neighborhood you'd sidle-up into hoping to find nice "coin" in the "safe behind the painting," and barring that, the damn painting, or the vase on the coffee table, or the fur coats in the closet, or the Benz in the garage, or "whatever" that one can sell for a nice chunk of change?"

But hey, what do I know about burgling, breaking and entering? Out of all the business cases, industry analyses, cost-benefit studies, market studies, risk mitigation plans, transformation analysis and implementations, etc. not one client was a professional pilferer...So I don't know a damn thing the burgling business.

Is one of y'all an expert in that industry? If so, perhaps you can explain what makes Sweeney's home/property so attractive to would-be burglars and whatnot....
 

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From the article:
"This is the second time I've shot someone, and I've escorted at gunpoint at least half a dozen people off the property."​

WTH is it about Sweeney's property that so many people are inspired to trespass on his property and/or burgle him? (Source)
No telling. Burglars aren't often the brightest

Does that look like a neighborhood you'd sidle-up into hoping to find nice "coin" in the "safe behind the painting," and barring that, the damn painting, or the vase on the coffee table, or the fur coats in the closet, or the Benz in the garage, or "whatever" that one can sell for a nice chunk of change?"
keeping in mind what I said above most homes that have painting Mercedes fur coats and various other luxury items Also may have security systems or neighborhood patrol. Burglars in general are opportunistic and desperate. When I was 15 to neighborhood boys invaded my parents home when I was alone and stole candy.

Breaking into more prominent neighborhood homes would take more sophistication.

But hey, what do I know about burgling, breaking and entering? Out of all the business cases, industry analyses, cost-benefit studies, market studies, risk mitigation plans, transformation analysis and implementations, etc. not one client was a professional pilferer...So I don't know a damn thing the burgling business.

Is one of y'all an expert in that industry? If so, perhaps you can explain what makes Sweeney's home/property so attractive to would-be burglars and whatnot....
Well I'm not an expert, but I did work in security and attended Police academy and then worked as a volunteer police officer for a little while. Generally speaking people who commit home invasions are not smart they're normally very young and a dish full of change Is enough.

As far as Sweeney goes, I find his views a little ridiculous. The last thing I ever want to do is kill somebody. I don't want to go to sleep at night thinking about the person that is no longer here because of what I did unless it was my only option. Meaning if my life were threatened or the life of a loved one. For stuff? No.

Not everyone thinks that way.
 

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No telling. Burglars aren't often the brightest

keeping in mind what I said above most homes that have painting Mercedes fur coats and various other luxury items Also may have security systems or neighborhood patrol. Burglars in general are opportunistic and desperate. When I was 15 to neighborhood boys invaded my parents home when I was alone and stole candy.

Breaking into more prominent neighborhood homes would take more sophistication.


Well I'm not an expert, but I did work in security and attended Police academy and then worked as a volunteer police officer for a little while. Generally speaking people who commit home invasions are not smart they're normally very young and a dish full of change Is enough.

As far as Sweeney goes, I find his views a little ridiculous. The last thing I ever want to do is kill somebody. I don't want to go to sleep at night thinking about the person that is no longer here because of what I did unless it was my only option. Meaning if my life were threatened or the life of a loved one. For stuff? No.

Not everyone thinks that way.
Red:
  1. I will take your word for that.
  2. Sweeney also doesn't strike me as "the brightest light in the candelabra" and he does strike me as rash.


Blue:
I think one must be abjectly stupid to deem as "worth it" the risk-reward profile of invading another's property wherein there is a fair chance of yielding no greater returns than candy or a dish of change.
 

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Red:
  1. I will take your word for that.
  2. Sweeney also doesn't strike me as "the brightest light in the candelabra" and he does strike me as rash.


Blue:
I think one must be abjectly stupid to deem as "worth it" the risk-reward profile of invading another's property wherein there is a fair chance of yielding no greater returns than candy or a dish of change.

In my younger hoodlem days as a stupid young teen I was party to a few break ins one summer of cottages in the off season. We stole some booze and a few VHS tapes. The reward wasn't in anything we could find. The reward was the feeling we got knowing we were in a place we shouldn't be doing things we shouldn't do.
 
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