At 2 a.m. on Saturday, August 26th 2023, Nicholas Anthony Donofrio, age 20, a University of South Carolina student, was shot dead. He was found on the front porch of a house down the road from his own residence.
Authorities speculated that Donofrio mistakenly went to the wrong home and attempted to enter. The homeowner called the police to report a burglary attempt. When Donofrio continued to attempt to gain entry, someone in the home apparently shot him, and a second call was made to the police reporting the shots fired.
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… Police said it all started when some guys talked on Facebook and planned a meeting to sell a PlayStation.
According to police, the man who tried to turn the sale into a robbery ended up being shot by one of the victims … [who] was lawfully carrying a gun concealed and that this was a case of either shoot or be shot.
Police said the victims told them … [Miel] Santiago walked towards them and pulled a gun out of his waistband. Police said one of the victims pulled out a gun too and fired at Santiago, hitting him in the leg….
Police said the victims called 911 and stayed at the scene until police arrived…. Santiago is charged with two counts of robbery and two counts recklessly endangering another person, as well as carrying a firearm without a license, criminal mischief and conspiracy.
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Police said a woman shot a man who allegedly threatened her with a hatchet outside of a store…. Police arrived at the scene and located a man on the ground with an obvious gunshot wound…. Investigators said the woman was leaving a store…. She entered her vehicle and as she attempted to close the door the man approached her and demanded her car keys while holding a hatchet…. The woman retrieved a handgun and told the man to leave. As the man raised the hatchet, she shot him, police said. She was able to keep the man from leaving the scene until officers arrived…..
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… a home … was targeted for a Wednesday night home invasion robbery that turned fatal for one of the alleged robbers….
Homeowner Brent Bishop, 43, was away from his residence when two strange men entered through a rear door and struck his wife in the face. Moments later, Bishop arrived and noticed that the rear door was open. When he entered the kitchen, Bishop was struck on the head with a blunt object. He was ordered to open his gun safe and the robbers removed three long guns and a pistol. As this was occurring, Bishop’s wife fled to a neighbor’s house. The two robbers then left with the guns.
Bishop, unsure where his wife was, went to another room in the house and retrieved a pistol. He was outside looking for his wife when he encountered the robbers. During the ensuing altercation, Bishop fired on them, fatally wounding Adams. The second robber dropped the long guns and the pistol that had been taken from the safe and ran away. He remains at large.
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Gregg Popovich, head coach of the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs, lives in a beautiful home in an affluent neighborhood in San Antonio. He can afford to, with an annual salary in excess of $6 million dollars.
Without a doubt, Popovich’s home has an expensive, advanced, modern security system. He can afford it. And when he’s at work, Popovich has armed security guards watching his back. Possibly he has his own armed bodyguard, like many of the NBA players he and his colleagues coach.
They can afford to. And Popovich and the other NBA coaches and celebrities have a lot to protect.
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… Deputies say a homeowner shot a man who broke into a … home with a knife Monday night…. a little after 10 p.m. … Upon arrival and an initial investigation, deputies determined that 30-year-old James Michael Smith Jr. was attempting to enter the residence through a window when the homeowner verbally warned the intruder, then shot at him at least once…. On Tuesday, deputies said Smith had been charged with burglary and possession of marijuana….
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A good guy with a gun helped stop a bad guy with a gun … Friday afternoon, according to the Aurora Police Department. A shooting at the Village East Grocery Store in the area of East Mississippi Avenue and South Peoria Street led police to the crime scene at around 2:09 p.m., where they found a woman [the grocery store owner] suffering from a gunshot wound in the parking lot of the grocery store…. The woman was taken to a hospital where she currently remains in serious, but stable condition….
Officers determined that a Good Samaritan confronted the robbery suspect outside of the grocery store and shot him. The suspect then fled the area. James Sagere, who works at the barber shop next to the grocery store, said the Good Samaritan is a fellow barber in the shop who wanted to help their friend next door…. Sagere said the Good Samaritan barber has a concealed carry license.
A short time later, officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound in the area of South Joliet Street and East Garden Drive…. The man was taken into custody and taken to a local hospital for treatment.
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