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 01:56 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.
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 09:58 PM.
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August 23rd, 2006 02:24 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 02:26 PM
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Saves everyone an awful lot of trouble!!!
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August 23rd, 2006 03:38 PM
way to go BG
August 23rd, 2006 04:02 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 05:10 PM
Brings back memories of this movie when the sheriff held himself at gunpoint.
August 23rd, 2006 05:15 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 05:30 PM
August 23rd, 2006 06:53 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 06:56 PM
Right now he's got my vote for this years Darwin awards.
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August 23rd, 2006 07:56 PM
Have to admit he was a good shot to hit a brain that small.
August 24th, 2006 12:43 PM
So, in essense, the BG "naturally selected" himself?
My vote for the Darwin Award, hands down!
August 24th, 2006 12:47 PM
August 25th, 2006 12:23 AM
ill give my vote to him for darwin....lmao
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