If Only They Had A Gun

Cases where a having a gun could have made all the difference

Archive for October, 2008

Man Sentenced to 60 Years for Rape and Murder

Robert Pettus, 22, was reportedly found guilty of raping and murdering Martha E. Byrd, who lived in the 500 block of Hilltop Terrace SE in Washington. Byrd’s nude body was found in her bed with a 12-inch knife protruding from her chest. Pettus was sentenced to 60 years in prison for the rape and murder. More information here.

Things might have turned out differently if only they had a gun.

October 5th, 2008 at 8:46 am





Man robbed and pistol whipped during home invasion

A man who ran a barber shop out of his home in unincorporated Redwood City, CA was reportedly pistol-whipped and robbed Wednesday night. Gilardo Mendoza, 43, reportedly suffered a head wound after the incident at his home on the 500 block of Hurlingame Avenue in the North Fair Oaks neighborhood. More information here.

Things might have turned out differently if only they had a gun.

October 3rd, 2008 at 1:26 pm





Woman Killed in Home Invasion for $6

Police in Florida say that ateenager has admitted he stabbed a woman to death during a burglary; and a witness says the teen used the $6 he stole from her to buy beer. More information here.

Things might have turned out differently if only they had a gun.

October 1st, 2008 at 8:58 am