This is a discussion on Sad: 10 year old armed robber shoots himself in struggle within the In the News: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Originally Posted by SIGguy229 Yes I could...after a couple of combat tours, I've resolved this already....because he could kill you just as much as a ...
That was horrible! How could it be like that?! But like other people said, a threat with a weapon is a threat not matter what.
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Unfortunately, this will just give him bragging rights and the little turd will probably kill someone in the next few years.
Now, with that said, I'm just sorry the little FFA member isn't DOA. I see no good outcome from this and as a life this child is a waste.
Try robbing me as a 10-14 year old, and you may miss the chance to get your driver's license.
A little dirtbag with a gun and a gang (as stated in the article) is as capable of killing you as a seasoned criminal. If fact, many times it's the younger dirtbag who have less trouble shooting you for a dollar.OMO
"That I cannot do."
"Give this to, uh, Clemenza. I want reliable people, people who aren't going to be carried away. After all we're not murderers in spite of what this undertaker thinks."
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Now for the rub. I'm not sure I'd practice what I preach, and I'm not saying that this is a safe or appropriate response; If he's within reach and depending on the situation, I can likely disable a 10 year old as quick as I can draw. Right or not, I'm not looking to carry killing a kid on my conscience for the rest of my life. I already have enough nightmares. However, if I didn't have some level of confidence on a non-lethal response, BANG BANG.
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I'm sure he has some real good role models in his life. He and his dad probably sat around all summer playing Grand Theft Auto on the Play Station.
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Some people cannot accept that our society can produce ten year olds that will kill you for the price of a soda.