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A 72-year-old Dallas man fatally shot a burglar, then went back to sleep, police say – USA TODAY



Kristin Lam


USA TODAY

Revealed 6: 50 PM EDT Sep 29, 2019

A 72-year-typical Dallas man fatally shot a suspected burglar open air his dwelling, authorities acknowledged, and went wait on to sleep sooner than calling police. 

James Michael Meyer reported a house invasion after discovering the man’s physique early Thursday, in accordance with an arrest warrant affidavit purchased by the The Dallas Morning Data. 

His spouse furthermore contacted a authorized expert to ask for recommendation sooner than he often called 911, the affidavit acknowledged. Authorities preserve charged Meyer with execute. 

Meyer instructed police he seen somebody in search of to destroy into his storage shed spherical 5 a.m. after listening to a noise open air. He then grabbed his gun, went out and yelled that he’d shoot if the actual particular person got here nearer, in accordance with the affidavit. 

The precise particular person took a number of steps towards him, Meyer instructed investigators, so he fired. As a result of the burglar dropped his pickax and ran towards a inside sight park, Meyer fired one different shot “into the night” towards the park. Investigators wrote the suspected burglar posed no threat of distinguished bodily injury as quickly as he ran off, principally based mostly on Meyer’s anecdote. 

Allegedly not mental whether or not or not he shot somebody, Myer instructed police he went wait on to mattress. He purchased up spherical 7 a.m. and instructed police he thought he seen a “shaded win” within the park. It grew to seriously change out to be the man’s physique, in accordance with the affidavit. 

Meyer then instructed a 911 dispatcher he was as quickly because the sufferer of a crime and that medical assist was as quickly as distinguished, the affidavit acknowledged. 

On-line penal superior data had no recordsdata about an authorized expert to order for Meyer, who was as quickly as not in custody Sunday. His bond was as quickly as area at $150,000 Friday, The Dallas Morning Data reported. 

Contributing: The Related Press

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