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Grandfather of Oklahoma teen killed by homeowner in burglary says AR15 made for ‘unfair’ fight

Three Oklahoma teenagers were killed last week when they broke into a house and were met by a homeowner with an AR15. Now the grandfather of one of the teenagers is speaking out about his grandson’s death.

According to KTUL-TV, Leroy Schumacher, grandfather of 17-year-old Jacob Redfearn, believes the death of Redfearn was unjustified because the homeowner’s AR15 gave him an unfair advantage over the three burglars.

Speaking to KTUL, Schumacher acknowledged that breaking into a house was “stupid,” but death was not the appropriate consequence.

“What these three boys did was stupid,” Schumacher said. “They knew they could be punished for it but they did not deserve to die.”

“Brass knuckles against an AR-15? C’mon. Who was afraid for their life?” Schumacher said.

The homeowner who pulled the trigger has not been charged with any crimes because police say he acted in self-defense. But Schumacher reinterated his belief that the consequences

Read more at: http://www.theblaze.com/news/2017/04/02/grandfather-of-oklahoma-teen-killed-by-homeowner-in-burglary-says-ar15-made-for-unfair-fight/

Burglary of New Canaan home yields jewelry and firearm

On Feb. 15 at approximately 9 p.m., the New Canaan police department investigated the report of a residential burglary on Mortimer Street. Both the main residence and a garage apartment were entered.

The garage apartment was unlocked and the main residence was forcibly entered. Initial reports show that jewelry and a firearm were taken.

Police urge all New Canaan residents to activate their alarm systems, secure all valuables, report suspicious persons or vehicles via 911 and follow these tips.

• BE WARY OF UNKNOWN VISITORS: Always check the identity of visitors before admitting them to your home. Often unsolicited offers to perform work or inspections (chimney repairs, driveway repairs, utility company inspections, etc.) are scams or a ruse to commit a crime. Always contact the NCPD via 911 if you see suspicious persons or vehicles.
• BE A GOOD NEIGHBOR: Get to know your

Read more at: http://ncadvertiser.com/95481/burglary-of-new-canaan-home-yields-jewelry-and-firearm/