This is a discussion on Success story? within the In the News: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly forums, part of the The Back Porch category; TULSA, Okla. -- Tulsa police say a man accidentally shot and killed himself during a home invasion robbery.
Police say 35-year-old Paul O'Farrell was found ...
August 23rd, 2006 02:56 PM
Wasn't sure where to put this, but:
TULSA, Okla. -- Tulsa police say a man accidentally shot and killed himself during a home invasion robbery.
Police say 35-year-old Paul O'Farrell was found dead inside the home on the city's east side about 5:40 Thursday evening.
Officer Jason Willingham says detectives determined the robber was inside the home when he fell, accidentally shooting himself.
The residents were questioned and released by police.http://www.kfor.com/Global/story.asp...nav=menu99_2_1
The perpetrator is - er, was - a citizen
He was armed
He foiled (his own) crime by use of a firearm
Kind of a combined Darwin Award / Armed Citizen Success Story
Last edited by MattInFla; August 23rd, 2006 at 10:58 PM.
(n) - a list of things that aren't going to happen if you are attacked.Blame it on Sixto
- now that
is a viable plan.
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August 23rd, 2006 03:24 PM
+1 for him! He had the ability to remain calm and deliver a head shot despite the fact that he was off balance and falling. Very nice!
How many of us could pull off a head shot during the stress of a robery AND while we were falling? You can only get that type of skill and outcome from extensive training and good solid tactics.
August 23rd, 2006 03:26 PM
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Saves everyone an awful lot of trouble!!!
He very successfully failed to follow rules #2 and #3 -
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August 23rd, 2006 04:38 PM
way to go BG
August 23rd, 2006 05:02 PM
Yea, well...the perp's kin will probably sue the victims for having a slippery floor, thereby wrongfully causing his death. And get away with it. ********.
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August 23rd, 2006 06:10 PM
Brings back memories of this movie when the sheriff held himself at gunpoint.
August 23rd, 2006 06:15 PM
Does this go down as a win in the BG column or the GG column? Now I am really confused???
Guess I need to make another column.
August 23rd, 2006 06:30 PM
August 23rd, 2006 07:53 PM
I love it. hahaha Especially the fact that no one will have to pay for his dumb*** to sit in jail, get 3 squares, and watch cable TV.
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August 23rd, 2006 07:56 PM
Right now he's got my vote for this years Darwin awards.
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August 23rd, 2006 08:56 PM
Have to admit he was a good shot to hit a brain that small.
August 24th, 2006 01:43 PM
So, in essense, the BG "naturally selected" himself?
My vote for the Darwin Award, hands down!
August 24th, 2006 01:47 PM
August 25th, 2006 01:23 AM
ill give my vote to him for darwin....lmao
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