Yet Another Hammer vs. Gun Incident – Guess Who Lost


PEARLAND, TEXAS – A home invasion by a man swinging a hammer ended badly for him when one of the occupants shot him in self-defense. Police were called to a home in the 2200 block of North Houston Avenue around 10:30 p.m.  On arrival they found three people with injuries.

According to police, the suspect forced his way into the rear of the home and attacked the residents with a hammer. One of the residents then stopped the attack by shooting the assailant multiple times. The two residents and the suspect were transported to a hospital for treatment, but information on their conditions was not available.

About 30 minutes later, around 11:00 p.m. and not too far away, Harris County Sheriff ‘s deputies were called to a shooting at the Palace Inn Hotel in the 11700 block of Veterans Memorial near Milroy Lane.  There, a hotel guest came out to find a suspect breaking into a vehicle.  A verbal confrontation escalated and ended when one of the men shot the other.  No names or further details have been released.


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Edgar Lee is a contributor for Concealed Nation. After spending 20 years in the fire service, he is currently in his second career as a business and technology manager, and he and his wife are successful small business owners.

Outside of work his interests include camping, hiking, fishing, metal detecting, home improvement projects and motorcycling. He also enjoys reading biographies and auto biographies, military history, and writing about modern-day personal safety and security. He has visited much of the continental US, but still considers his home state of North Carolina as his favorite.

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