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Pretty close to where I grew up. There is a mix of newer homes and run down trailers in that area...
Another "suicide by cop"?
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Reads like a classic case of suicide by cop.
When you have to shoot, shoot. Don't talk.
"Don't forget, incoming fire has the right of way."
Yup, Sounds like he got what he was after...
"He that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one." – Luke 22:36
"If a law is unjust, a man is not only right to disobey it, he is obligated to do so." – Thomas Jefferson
He got the results he was looking for.
You can educate ignorance, you can't fix stupid
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That's about as close as you can come to a guaranteed result.
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A coward using others to compensate for his lack of will.
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Sad deal for sure.
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Washington didn't use his freedom of speech to defeat the British, He shot them!
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