Posted August 1, 2018 6:00 pm by Comments

By Tom Knighton

Mistakes happen. No matter what else goes on in this world, mistakes will continue to happen. Humanity is flawed, and we’ll never be perfect. That’s okay, though. We weren’t meant to be.

But that’s small comfort to those who are part of mistakes that cost people their lives. It’s especially tragic when the mistake results in a good guy killing another good guy.

An Aurora man reportedly fending off an attacker inside his home and then shot by police arriving on the scene was a decorated Vietnam vet, family members have revealed to Denver TV stations.

An attorney for the family told Channel 7 news in Denver that police shot to death Richard Black, Jr. after they entered the house during a chaotic scene.

The incident started around 1:30 a.m. Monday when police received multiple calls about a break in at a home near Iola Street and East Montview Boulevard.

Police said when they arrived the scene was “chaotic and violent” and officers heard gunshots from inside the home at 10609 E. Montview Blvd.

Officers then encountered an armed man and an officer shot the man, killing him, police said.

Police then searched the house and found a second man dead inside and a …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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