Chinese food driver shoots would-be robber outside abandoned house

A Chinese food delivery driver shot at least one of three teens who police said set up the driver with the intent to rob him. Police said a group of three teens called in a Hot Wok Chinese order and had it delivered to a vacant home on Arancio Drive on the Westside. The delivery driver showed up to the home and was held at gunpoint, according to police. Neighbors told News4Jax that the driver threw the food at one of the teens and pulled his own gun, a Glock, from its holster. He fired four to five shots and …read more      

Accused robber hospitalized after being shot in St. Helena Parish

A man is in the hospital after a failed robbery attempt at a store in St. Helena Parish. Authorities were called to the scene at the intersection of Highway 448 and Highway 10. There, they discovered a person shot a man in the leg after he attempted to rob them. Authorities say the would-be robber was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
This is a developing story. We will update it with more information as it becomes available. …read more      

2 men killed in botched Brentwood home invasion

Police responded to the 200 block of Birch Street in Brentwood about 11:15 p.m. Wednesday after a shooting was reported, according to the Brentwood Police Department. A man was home alone and opened fire on the two intruders when they entered the house, said Lt. Walter O’Grodnick of the Brentwood Police Department. “We’ve determined the incident was a home invasion,” O’Grodnick said. “As a result of the suspects’ interaction with the victim resident, it forced the victim to fire at both suspects in self-defense.” …read more      

NRA to give firearms training to lawmakers, staff

The National Rifle Association has agreed to provide firearms training to House and Senate lawmakers and their staffs in the wake of this month’s baseball gun attack.
At the urging of Alabama Sen. Luther Strange, who had a staffer pitching at the time of the shooting by James Hodgkinson, 66, from Belleville, Ill., the NRA said it is ready to help.
“There is no doubt that the heinous attack that occurred in Virginia last week would have been even worse without the heroic actions of the Capitol Police,” wrote Chris W. Cox, executive director of the NRA’s lobby shop, the Institute for …read more      

FBI Report on Alexandria Quietly Debunks the Gun-Controllers’ Talking Points

The FBI has published a brief report on the shooting in Alexandria. It is devastating to the idea that the gun-control measures presently coveted by the Democratic party would have done something to prevent the attack. Over the past two decades, Democrats have focused on three major proposals for reform. They are: 1) That all private transfers should be contingent upon a federal background check; 2) That firearms that look a certain way should be classed as “assault weapons” and prohibited from sale; and 3) That civilians should be forbidden from buying magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. None …read more