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Gun Incident Mega Thread - Post All Gun Incidents Here

Krazen1211 417 January 23, 2013 at 10:49 AM
http://www.bradenton.com/2013/01/...after.html

Manatee County sheriff's deputies continue to investigate an incident in which a man fatally shot an alleged robbery suspect Sunday night at his Bradenton home.

Two men were sitting in the carport of a residence in the 4200 block of 24th Street West about 10:20 p.m. when three suspects, dressed in black and wearing masks, approached on foot. James Brady, 26, allegedly pointed a handgun at one of the victims, ordering him to the ground, according to the sheriff's office.

That's when the victim, who has a conceal-carry license, pulled out a handgun, according to Dave Bristow, sheriff's office spokesman. Gunfire exchanged between the two men



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Score one more pro-gun thread.

Why does every "successful" use of a gun for defense deserve a new thread?
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http://www.bradenton.com/2013/01/...after.html

Manatee County sheriff's deputies continue to investigate an incident in which a man fatally shot an alleged robbery suspect Sunday night at his Bradenton home.

Two men were sitting in the carport of a residence in the 4200 block of 24th Street West about 10:20 p.m. when three suspects, dressed in black and wearing masks, approached on foot. James Brady, 26, allegedly pointed a handgun at one of the victims, ordering him to the ground, according to the sheriff's office.

That's when the victim, who has a conceal-carry license, pulled out a handgun, according to Dave Bristow, sheriff's office spokesman. Gunfire exchanged between the two men



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He missed the other 2 or ran out of bullets?
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Score one more pro-gun thread.

Why does every "successful" use of a gun for defense deserve a new thread?

For some reason, gun violence stories, which were otherwise looked over, are now daily news, which gives the appearance that they are common place, when stories that support the notion of CCW being beneficial (or just plain gun ownership) are irrelevant.

Some 90,000 commercial flights occur each day (the exact number is debatable and is based on current best statistics, but it's "large") however when a single accident happens (e.g. crash), there's an uproar for "more safety" and "increased regulation" and aerophobics cringe at the mere thought of a bird.

the whole point is perspective.
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For some reason, gun violence stories, which were otherwise looked over, are now daily news, which gives the appearance that they are common place, when stories that support the notion of CCW being beneficial (or just plain gun ownership) are irrelevant.
Are you claiming that mass shooting murders are just as common as self-defense with a gun and therefore the latter is just as newsworthy?

Perhaps that would apply in this case if the defense was against a mass shooting murder.... Roll Eyes (Sarcastic)
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Are you claiming that mass shooting murders are just as common as self-defense with a gun and therefore the latter is just as newsworthy?

I'm stating the obvious - mass shooting deaths are relatively tiny compared with the number of lives "saved" or otherwise violent crime avoided because of the prevalence of guns in our society, just like airplane crashes/accidents are remote incidents regardless of how often they show up in the news.
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I'm stating the obvious - mass shooting deaths are relatively tiny compared with the number of lives "saved" or otherwise violent crime avoided because of the prevalence of guns in our society, just like airplane crashes/accidents are remote incidents regardless of how often they show up in the news.

Of course, when a good guy with a gun is present a potential mass shooting tends to not be an actual mass shooting.


http://www.lvrj.com/news/19257519.html

Three men were fatally shot early Sunday, and two other people were injured, at a bar filled with about 300 people, and the shootings might have stemmed from a long-standing feud between several families, police said.

Winnemucca Police Chief Bob Davidson said a man entered Players Bar and Grill and fatally shot two members of a rival family before he was shot and killed by a patron.

The patron was in possession of a valid concealed-weapons permit issued by the Washoe County sheriff's office, Davidson said.
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Quote from Dr. J View Post :
I'm stating the obvious - mass shooting deaths are relatively tiny compared with the number of lives "saved" or otherwise violent crime avoided because of the prevalence of guns in our society, just like airplane crashes/accidents are remote incidents regardless of how often they show up in the news.
You've chosen a poor analogy, as there were 16 mass shooting murders [thenation.com] in this country last year and no commercial air crashes. [wikipedia.org]

But to your point, an airliner crash getting splashy news country does not justify creating a thread here for every successful airline flight.
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You've chosen a poor analogy, as there were 16 mass shooting murders [thenation.com] in this country last year and no commercial air crashes. [wikipedia.org]

But to your point, an airliner crash getting splashy news country does not justify creating a thread here for every successful airline flight.
Do posters here propose banning airflight after every crash?
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Do posters here propose banning airflight after every crash?
No, but the FAA adds increasing safety measures for every preventable crash. So it's just coincidence there were 0 domestic airline crashes, pure coincidence.
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No, but the FAA adds increasing safety measures for every preventable crash. So it's just coincidence there were 0 domestic airline crashes, pure coincidence.
Actually, they don't necessarily. The NTSB makes safety recommendations based on the findings from investigations of every crash. The FAA then decides which, if any, of those recommendations to implement - or they decide to implement other rules the NTSB hadn't recommended. There is a whole procedure outlined for that as well, including public comment periods.

Many of the safety recommendations are additional training / education, in one form or another.
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No, but the FAA adds increasing safety measures for every preventable crash. So it's just coincidence there were 0 domestic airline crashes, pure coincidence.
Actually, no. They do examine every crash in a logical and methodical manner however.
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Moving to gun issue mega threads in 3... 2... 1...
In reading this, as nothing actually was moved, I recall the sequence in The Empire Strikes Back where the Millenium Falcon is about to jump to hyperspace and when Han pulls the stick the ship makes a sound like a broken washer...

Haha, it's even on YouTube!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-rkFaIPyL4
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Do posters here propose banning airflight after every crash?
After you show the 16 threads posted here last year proposing banning guns, I'll answer your question.

Since there weren't any commercial crashes in this country last year, it will be difficult....
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