Officer critical but stable after hatchet attack

In this frame grab taken from video provided by the New York Police Department, an unidentified man approaches New York City police officers with a hatchet, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in the Queens borough of New York. The man injured two with the hatchet before the other officers shot and killed him, police said. A bystander was wounded in the gunfire. Investigators were still trying to confirm the identity of the assailant and determine a motive. (AP Photo/New York Police Department)

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11-year-old accused of bringing gun and 400 rounds of ammo to school

An 11-year-old student at Frontier Middle School in Vancouver, Wash., faces an attempted murder charge after he allegedly brought 400 bullets, a gun and several knives to class.

An 11-year-old student at Frontier Middle School in Vancouver, Wash., faces an attempted murder charge after he allegedly brought 400 bullets, a gun and several knives to class.  KPTV

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McDonald’s Shooting Failed Due to Jammed Gun or Heavenly Intervention

Jestin Joseph allegedly attempted to rob the Fort Worth McDonald's on Friday.

Jestin Joseph, above, allegedly attempted to rob a McDonald’s in Forth Worth, Tex., on Tuesday.  WFAA

‘I could hear the gun clicking, he was pulling the trigger’: Jamming gun prevents thug from shooting up Texas McDonald’s — TWICE (VIDEO)

Jestin Joseph tried to shoot customers at a Fort Worth McDonald’s but, miraculously, bloodshed was avoided when his gun jammed twice, police said. The attempted hold-up was caught on the restaurant’s security cameras.

SOURCE – A bloodbath at a Texas McDonalds was narrowly avoided when the thief’s gun jammed twice.

Davage Armstrong and his young son were getting food from a McDonald’s in Fort Worth on Tuesday night when a gunman, Jestin Joseph, rushed in and demanded money from customers and workers.

Footage from the incident was broadcast on local WFAA-TV.

Armstrong and the Joseph tussled, and the gunman raised his pistol and tried to shoot, the footage shows.

Davage Armstrong, whose face is blurred in the above photo, was in the restaurant with his young son.

Davage Armstrong, whose face is blurred in the above photo, was in the restaurant with his young son.  WFAA

But the weapon wouldn’t fire.

“I could hear the gun clicking… he was pulling the trigger,” Armstrong told WFAA-TV.

 “I was able to push him over and pin him against the wall.”
Armstrong and Joseph tussled. Joseph aimed the weapon at him and pulled the trigger, but the gun didn't fire.

Armstrong and Joseph tussled. Joseph aimed the weapon at him and pulled the trigger, but the gun didn’t fire.  WFAA

Joseph removed the clip, jammed it back in and ran outside.

He fired a single shot in the air and then returned to the McDonalds, the footage showed.

Once inside, he tried to open fire, but the gun jammed again.

Armstrong told WFAA-TV, “[HE WAS] pulling the trigger towards me, but still, just clicking.”

Davage Armstrong said he believed God spared his life during the terrifying encounter. 

Davage Armstrong said he believed God spared his life during the terrifying encounter.   WFAA

Joseph left the restaurant, and was eventually arrested.

In a jailhouse interview with WFAA-TV, he said he snapped after a tense encounter with someone that night.

The gun belonged to an ex-girlfriend, he said.

Joseph, 24, is charged with five counts of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon.

Joseph, 24, is charged with five counts of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon.   Uncredited/AP

“I’m not proud of what I did, but at the same time, I really feel like someone was after me,” Joseph said.

He was charged with five counts of aggravated assault and being held on $500,000 bond.

Armstrong told the station he felt as though God was watching over him that night.

“That’s all it could have been, an angel over me,” he said.

Mich. man Adam Lutz handcuffs mom to running car in garage to get her money: cops

Gloria Lutz managed to escape after a four-hour struggle in Waterford on Monday, barricading herself in her bedroom. It is believed her son hoped the fumes would kill her.

Adam Lutz, 45, has been charged with attempted murder.

Waterford Police Department

Adam Lutz, 45, has been charged with attempted murder.

A Michigan psycho who was after his mom’s money handcuffed her to a running car in a locked garage and waited for her to be killed by the fumes, police said.

Adam Lutz, 45, allegedly secured 78-year-old Gloria Lutz to the outside of the vehicle in Waterford on Monday before starting it remotely.

 But the mother managed to wriggle free after a staggering four-hour struggle and barricaded herself in her bedroom.

She contacted cops the following morning, and her son was arrested shortly after.

Charged with attempted murder, he is being held on a $1 million bond in the Oakland County Jail.

Police believe Lutz was “after his mother’s money and that psychological abuse had been going on for several years,” reports WXYZ.com.