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Home invasion reported in Holly Springs

Posted June 23, 2009

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— Wake County sheriff's authorities said a Holly Springs man was shot early Tuesday in a home invasion.

It happened at about 5 a.m. Tuesday at a residence on Sand Dunes Way.

The victim, Gaybbel Cofield, was taken to WakeMed with a gunshot wound. His condition was not released Tuesday evening.

Further details surrounding the crime were also not available.


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  • No Redneck Jun 24, 2009

    And if the statistics are correct the person shot was the homeowner with his own gun.

  • baracus Jun 24, 2009

    "thanks wral. you didn't even specify who was shot? the homeowner or the criminal?"

    I was curious about that and checked who owns property on that street. Somebody named Cofield owns a house on that street, so it seems likely it was the homeowner (or family member) who was shot unless it was somebody from that house robbing their neighbor.

  • smegma Jun 24, 2009

    thanks wral. you didn't even specify who was shot? the homeowner or the criminal?

  • Fordlady4win Jun 24, 2009

    "Aren't guns one of the most prized stolen goods?"

    Not if the owners do as they are supposed to and lock them up. Even a earthquake, fire, theft, or a rhino can get into mine. Unless you have crane ;-) (Besides the one by my bed) Be safe! Glad the owners weren't hurt.

  • westoflyra Jun 24, 2009

    How about the elderly who can't leave their houses like a recent robbery victim who was killed? I've already seen one or two senior citizens who own guns put their intruders to the test. They weren't robbed and they survived.

  • JustOneGodLessThanU Jun 24, 2009

    meh2, the crooks would just wait until people who live in "gun houses" would go to work...then break-in and steal all the guns. Aren't guns one of the most prized stolen goods?

  • meh2 Jun 24, 2009

    I think it would be good if everyone who does not own a gun, who hates and fears guns, post a sign on their front yard stating those facts.

    Then the gang bangers and thugs will leave the rest of us alone.

  • MadBiker Jun 24, 2009

    I never heard of this street, even though I live in Holly Springs myself (and I DO own a gun).

  • westoflyra Jun 24, 2009

    If guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns.

  • mrduright Jun 24, 2009

    What would be news is if No home invasion was reported in Holly Shrings