Las Vegas news reports that a 12 year old boy was tricked into opening the front door to some home invaders. When the bad guys made their move, grabbed the boy and started tearing through the house; the big brother opens fire with his handgun. As the suspects were both shot and retreating back outside (one died), the brother then grabs his AK-47 and calls the cops.
Ladies and gentlemen, in my neck of the woods we call that a good old fashioned “Repel Boarders Drill”.
We carry handguns because they are convenient. When you can, fight your way to a rifle. That is what I would do. Last I checked, no charges were filed against the victims. I hope they are clean. It is been my observation that many times, home invasions are drug-on-drug moves. But it’s becoming more common for truly random attacks to happen. This is even more likely by the type of ruse that was used by the attackers to gain entry. Dopers tend to hit without warning.
I just love it when a plan comes together.
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Report: Son shot at home invasion suspects with AK47
By Nikki Bowers | [email protected]
Published 07/01 2015 12:32PMUpdated 07/01 2015 07:21PM
Metro Police has released more information about the details that led up to a double shooting that left one person dead at a northeast home in Las Vegas.
Officers said the man and woman suspects were shot shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday morning in the 3800 block of King Palm Avenue near Lamb Boulevard and Craig Road.
The incident originally started as a home invasion after the female suspect, who has been identified as Tiffany Carter, also know as Tarnesha Harris, knocked on the door and said that her car was broken down with her son in it. She told the 12-year-old who answered the door that she needed to use the phone.
The arrest report said when the 12-year-old tried to shut the door to get the phone, the woman pushed it open forcing her way into the home. Officers said the 12-year-old tried to run, but the woman grabbed him and put him in a headlock.
That’s when the male suspect ran into the home armed with a gun. The report said the male suspect kicked in the door of 23-year-old Jesus Javier Sanchez’s bedroom.
The report said the 12-year-old then heard shots fired.
The male suspect fled the room down the hall, but he still had the gun in his hands, so Sanchez fired another shot at the suspect striking him once again, the report said. That’s when the suspect ran out of the house.
At the same time, the pre-teen was able to get Harris’ hands from around his mouth and yell for help. That’s when his mother, Sofia Velador, came out of her bedroom.
The report said Harris then forced her way into the mother’s room. Harris eventually came from Velador’s room with her purse. The 12-year-old said as Harris headed for the door he heard more shots being fired.
The young man said he saw his brother yanking Velador’s purse from Harris. The woman who was shot then began to crawl on the ground towards a gold-colored car. The 12-year-old said his mother and 19-year-old brother, Rogelio Sanchez called 911.
Metro said when officers arrived at the scene they found Jesus Javier Sanchez standing in the yard with an AK47. Officers said when they approached Sanchez he immediately dropped the rifle and followed their commands.
Police said as they started checking the home to make sure it was secure they found several bullet holes in the front door and a black semi-automatic handgun. Investigating further inside the home, officers say they found another handgun lying on the bed and a trail of blood leading from the house down the driveway and to the street. The gun found on the bed belonged to Sanchez.
The report said he used it to shoot the suspects before grabbing the AK47.
Metro Police said witnesses said the suspects fled the scene in a gold-colored Oldsmobile. Shortly, before 9:30 a.m. officers received a call from North Vista Hospital personnel saying that they had just had two people arrive at their emergency room with gunshot wounds.
The two people turned out to be the suspects from the home invasion. North Vista Hospital told officers the male suspect was dead. Harris, was transported to University Medical Center due to the severity of her injuries.
Velador and her four sons were all ok. Harris was booked in absentia. She is facing multiple charges including attempted murder with a deadly weapon, home invasion with a deadly weapon, robbery with a deadly weapon and conspiracy.