If Only They Had A Gun

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

Archive for September, 2010

Woman Abducted and Raped by 2 Men

A Crescentville, PA woman was kidnapped by at least two men and raped, according to news reports. The 28 year old woman was left bound and semi-nude in Fairmount Park, after she was abducted Monday night near Lawndale Avenue and Comly Street, according to police. The victim reportedly believed that at least two men were involved and that they had taken her to an unknown house, where she was raped. Afterwards, the kidnappers dropped her off at Belmont Mansion Drive near Chamounix Drive, where a passerby noticed her and called police. More information here.

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

September 29th, 2010 at 9:40 pm





Orlando, FL Woman Raped at Knifepoint by a Home Invader

A man reportedly broke into an apartment on Semoran Blvd in Orlando, Florida, while armed with a knife. The man, whose face was partially covered by his shirt, is said to have held a woman at knifepoint before raping her. The victim was able to provide police with a description of her attacker, although he remains at large. More information here.

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

September 25th, 2010 at 10:56 pm





Gay Waiter Stabbed in Apparent Hate Crime

The stabbing of a gay waiter inside a Santa Monica, California Denny’s restaurant was a hate crime, according to police. According to news reports, employees of the Denny’s were sitting at a table before the restaurant opened when a man knocked on the restaurant’s window and asked to use the bathroom. When the man was allowed inside, he approached the table, and then asked a waiter if he was gay, police say. When the waiter replied that he was gay, the man allegedly stabbed the waiter in the neck with a knife. A suspect, reportedly identified as 24 year old Curtis Martin, is said to have been taken into custody for investigation of attempted murder and committing a hate crime. More information here.

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

September 17th, 2010 at 4:20 pm





Star College Softball Pitcher Nicole Ayres Stabbed to Death

A star college softball pitcher was reportedly stabbed to death, and a suspect in the case was struck and seriously injured moments after allegedly confessing to the crime. 28 year old Stephen Headley was reportedly charged with the murder of 22 year old Nicole Ayres, whose body was found on a soccer field in Southhampton Township, NJ early on Monday, with multiple stab wounds to the head, neck and back, authorities say. The relationship between Headley and Ayres is still not clear, according to police. More information here.

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

September 15th, 2010 at 4:52 pm





Pizza Hut Delivery Man Fatally Stabbed

A 33-year-old Pizza Hut delivery man was found stabbed to death late Friday night at an apartment complex north of Omaha, Nebraka. Police received a phone call at 11:01 p.m., said Sgt. Tucker Wheeler of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, informing them that a person was laying wounded on the ground. Officers reportedly found the man at 6608 N. 89th Court, and took him to the Nebraska Medical Center, but were unable to save him. The Pizza Hut delivery man was not identified because his next of kin had not yet been contacted. More information here.

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

September 11th, 2010 at 7:52 pm





90 Year Old Woman Raped in Her Own Home

A 90 year old Detroit woman was reportedly in her home around midnight when three men broke in. One of the men entered the elderly woman’s bedroom, and despite her attempts to fend him off with her bare hands, he raped her, according to police. The intruder then reportedly ransacked the home, before fleeing. The following morning, the woman’s grandson is said to have found her crying, hiding behind a bed. Suspects have been apprehended, and the criminal and juvenile cases against those suspects are pending. More information here.

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

September 9th, 2010 at 7:52 pm





Pizza Delivery Driver Murdered for a Small Amount of Money

Richel Nova, of Hyde Park, MA, was a “hard working man, making an honest living” as Domino’s pizza delivery man, according to Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis. While making a delivery, three assailants reportedly stabbed Nova to death, in order to take the small amount of money that he was carrying, before fleeing in his vehicle. A tip from a member of the community and surveillance footage led to the arrest of the three suspects, who police say are high school students.  According to news reports, those arrested were Alexander Emmanuel Gallett, 18, Michel Andre St. Jean, 20, and Yamiley Mathurin, 17.  More information here.

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

September 6th, 2010 at 7:22 pm