Posts Tagged ‘shot’

[CBS Detroit]  A man was shot and killed Friday night after an apparent dispute over the price of condoms at a Detroit gas station. WWJ’s Beth Fisher spoke to an employee at the BP gas station on Fenkell and Meyers, where the shooting took place on the city’s westside overnight. The employee said the argument was apparently over the price of a box of condoms. He said the customer bought a box of condoms, but made a comment that he was overcharged and could have bought them somewhere else for a cheaper price. After being told he couldn’t get a refund, the customer allegedly began tossing items off the shelves. That’s when, according to the employee, the overnight clerk came out with a gun and fired a warning shot, which struck the customer in the shoulder. Police say the customer was taken to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries. Ron Scott, with the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality, said they are working on conflict resolution between gas station owners and Detroiters, something they will be discussing at a meeting on Sunday. “We can’t have this kind of attitude and this kind of disrespect for life. Whether it happens to people who work in the gas station or definitely if it happens to people in the community. From what I’m understanding, the price of a condom should not be somebody’s life,” said Scott. Police say the store clerk, whose name has not been released, is in custody. An investigation is ongoing.

Tough break for this dead dude, but his little temper tantrum doesn’t make a whole lot of sense.  I mean you’re buying rubbers bro.  Unless you’re running some drug mule operation, this means you’re preparing to fuck – possibly ASAP.  So what’re you mad about?   (more…)

[KSL]  It wasn’t his dog’s bark or bite that had a Brigham City man concerned, it was his aim. A man was recovering Wednesday after being shot over the weekend by his dog. A 46-year-old Brigham City man and a friend were duck hunting Sunday about 8:30 a.m. on the north end of the Great Salt Lake near the bird refuge, about 10 miles west of Brigham City. The two had their canoe-like boat in a shallow marsh area when the man got out of the boat to either set up or collect decoys. He laid his 12-gauge shotgun across the bow of the boat, said Box Elder County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Kevin Potter. After the man got out of the boat, a dog inside the vessel jumped up on the bow and stepped on the gun. The gun fired and shot the man in the buttocks. Medical crews later removed 27 pellets of birdshot. “(The dog) did something to make the gun discharge,” Potter said. “I don’t know if the safety device was on. It’s not impossible the dog could have taken it off safety.” The men called 911 and walked to the main road to wait for emergency crews. The fact the man was wearing waders likely helped prevent a more serious injury, Potter said. The gun was fired from approximately 10 feet away, he said. Potter did not have information on the type of dog that stepped on the shotgun. Even though the two were duck hunting near a bird refuge, Potter said it was legal.

Sucks, right man?  Getting shot in the butt cheek for no fucking reason when you least expect it?  I’m gonna venture to guess those ducks feel the same way.  So kudos to this dog for busting a cap off on behalf of the animal kingdom.  I’m no PETA freak, just stating the facts.  If you want to go hunt, then go hunt. I’ll eat the shit out of some venison.   (more…)

[Washington Post]  A District man admitted to shooting a woman in the head after she told him she had given him the AIDS virus, authorities said Monday. Lloyd Wilkins, 49, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during a crime of violence and possession of an unregistered firearm, according to U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen Jr. According to authorities, in April the victim visited Wilkins at his home in Northeast Washington. The two drank alcohol and had sex. Then, the victim told Wilkins she had given him AIDS, authorities said. Wilkins then walked to his bedroom closet and retrieved a 12-gauge, single-shot shotgun. He pointed it in the victim’s direction and the weapon went off, striking her in the head. Wilkins called 911 and said he had shot someone. Despite her injury, the victim called a friend to pick her up from Wilkins’s house and drive her to the hospital. She underwent several surgeries and remains deaf in her right ear. According to the victim’s medical records, which were presented as evidence in the case, she does not have AIDS. Authorities said she was joking when she told Wilkins that she had infected him. Wilkins is scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 3.

With all due respect, Lloyd, this isn’t 1982 & you’re not in Zaire.  AIDS doesn’t kill motherfuckers anymore, so even if she wasn’t bullshitting there’s no reason to flip out & get skull fragments all over your crib.  Might as well have said you contracted polio.  My only question is, why did this regular Joan Rivers stick with the punchline?   (more…)

[Fox]  A quick-handed NYPD sergeant stopped a violent felon from shooting him in the gut by jamming his ring finger under the hammer of the felon’s .38 revolver, cops said today. Sgt. Michael Miller and Officer William Reddin were on patrol when they noticed a livery cab speeding eastbound on Quincy Street near Malcolm X Boulevard at about 4 a.m. today. The plainclothes cops pulled the beige Lincoln Towncar over, but when they walked up displaying their shields they noticed that one of the passengers in the back seat, Eugene Graves, was making suspicious movements near his waistband. After the cops told the passengers to get out of the car, Miller, a 13-year-veteran, reached toward a bulge at Graves’ waist and felt the gun underneath his clothes. “He told him to put his hands behind him, and that’s when he started to fight,” said a police source. Reddin, a four-year veteran, rushed to help Miller, calling for backup as he ran, while Graves’ backseat confederate took off. Graves managed to press his Taurus .38 revolver into Miller’s stomach, but Miller grabbed hold of the gun, wedging his right ring finger between the gun’s hammer and cylinder, before the murderous Graves could fire a shot. “This guy pulled the trigger so many times he broke the sergeant’s finger,” said the police source. Uniformed police officers arrived within moments and helped to subdue the still-struggling Graves, who was also found to be in possession of about 2 ounces of crack, according to a police source.

I’m gonna be honest.  The ever-present pessimist in me finds this hard to believe.  I mean I DO believe this happened, but I can’t help but feel like the story is being told in an ever-so-slightly-vague manner and never answers the most important question directly.  Did Sgt. Miller intentionally  jam his finger in front of the hammer right when Graves was firing?   (more…)

[Jacksonville]  Christopher Harris said he’s learned a lesson about meeting people on Facebook after he set up a meeting with who he thought was a woman. “I don’t even like Facebook. I was on Twitter, then I go back to Facebook for two days and this happens to me,” said Harris. Harris said that when he went to meet this person, he instead found a man at the end of a dead end road. The man pulled out a gun, shot into his car door, said Harris. He said he put the car in reverse, hit a fence and then slammed into a tree. “I’m glad I watched James Bond yesterday,” said Harris. “I’m not going back to Facebook, I’m staying on Twitter. Stuff like that don’t happen on Twitter,” he added. After Harris got away, he called police. When police checked for the woman’s Facebook page, it was deleted. “He definitely was scammed, deceived by a person on a social networking site. You never know what you’re going to get,” said Channel 4 Crime Analyst Ken Jefferson. Jefferson said people need to be careful about who they are meeting online, and that meeting someone alone is particularly dangerous.

Who the fuck is this Channel 4 Crime Analyst Ken Jefferson?  He was definitely scammed?  Really?  Well intoBOLIVIAN’s Crime Analyst 610 is gonna beg to differ.   (more…)

[Helena IR]  A hunter attacked by a wounded grizzly in a Montana forest was killed not by the bear, but by a gunshot fired by a companion trying to save him, authorities said Friday. Lincoln County Sheriff Roby Bowe said an autopsy determined 39-year-old Steve Stevenson of Winnemucca, Nev., died of a single gunshot to the chest. The cause of death was determined by a medical examiner with the Montana State Crime Lab. The shot was fired by 20-year-old Ty Bell, also of Winnemucca, as he attempted to stop the bear’s attack. No charges are expected, Bowe said. The autopsy found bite marks on Stevenson’s leg caused by the bear. “We’re fairly convinced it was obviously an accident,” Bowe said. Bell and Stevenson were on a black bear hunting trip with two other people in a thickly forested region along the Montana-Idaho border when the attack occurred Sept. 16. The foursome had split into two-member teams, and early in the day Bell shot and wounded what he thought was a black bear, which are considered less aggressive than grizzly bears. Bell and Stevenson waited about 15 minutes until they thought the bear had died, then tracked the 400-pound grizzly into thick cover, according to Stevenson’s mother, Janet Price. When the bear turned on the men, Stevenson yelled at the animal to distract it and keep it from attacking Bell, Price told The Associated Press last week. When the animal instead went after Stevenson, Bell fired multiple shots trying to kill the animal, Bowe said. The bear also died. “Anytime you follow a wounded animal, but particularly a predator like a bear, you have to be very careful,” he said.

Hahahahaha.  Idiots.  No, I don’t hunt and no, I’m not one of those PETA freaks.  But it just seems like common sense to me that, if you’re gonna go out hunting a bear, you might lose.  Isn’t that part of the thrill?  If not, you might as well just use dynamite or maybe an aircraft assault with a couple of scuds into the forest.  I honestly don’t know why this is news.   (more…)

I don’t watch a lot of golf – actually, I don’t watch any golf – but I’ve seen some chatter about this playoff and it’s a pretty impressive win.  If Bill Haas doesn’t put this shot out of the drink anywhere near the cup, odds are he loses out on some big bucks.  Instead, he puts what may be the most lucrative chip known to man within a couple of feet to continue the playoff and win on the next hole.  Not only did he take the tourney, but he cashed in on a $10 million FedEx Cup bonus.

I assume for even casual golfers, that shot alone to win your foursome would be a story for life.  Haas gets that and more money you’ll make in your entire life.  Not a bad day.