Via Job’s Anger.
A city boy will never learn everything a country boy knows by instinct. A country boy will learn everything a city boy knows in six months.
Politeness builds family values.
Chambers’ wife reportedly told investigators that she happened to be driving by early Wednesday morning and noticed the light on and went to investigate with her gun drawn. The wife is licensed to carry a concealed firearm.
We’re told Detroit Police investigators are trying to get to the bottom of exactly happened next. What we know for sure is that the officer’s reported mistress was shot in the thigh.
The polite bring new meaning to “defensive driving.”
A report states the truck intentionally struck the Ranger on its side while traveling in the same direction.
Investigators say the truck driver then fired a round into the Ranger’s back drivers side bumper. The Ranger pulled over at the Sunoco gas station and the driver called authorities.
There’s an additional shot of politeness at the link.
Politeness promotes creativity.
Elisabeth Koulouris, 55, and daughter Anne-Marie, 23, had been struggling over the loaded rifle when it went off, the County Court heard yesterday.
The bullet went flying into a neighbour’s bedroom, just missing the two terrified occupants.
Spray that politeness around.
The homeowner was struck by a bullet in his behind. Sedgwick County Officers said it came from across a farm field behind his backyard. Five men ages 18-20 were shooting several rounds from the other side of the field. They were aiming at a dead stump with no back stop.
More gun nuts too stupid to have guns.
Another polite guy with a gun:
Police said the bullet came from a small-caliber handgun carried by a 53-year-old man from Jasper, Ga. The gun accidentally discharged, and the bullet traveled across Helen’s tourist-laden Main Street and struck the woman in the side.
More persons packing heat will, no doubt, prevent such things from happening in the future.
Playdates must be polite.
According to the coroner’s office, Walker died at University Hospital from a gunshot wound to the head.
“We didn’t know for a long time whether he was going to make it or not,” Mohr said.
Police have charged a 17-year-old juvenile with Walker’s murder.
While the cat’s away, the polite will play.
They said a 15-year-old boy who lives at the home found a hidden key to the gun safe and was able to get to a handgun inside. The 15-year-old told police that the gun went off as he was putting it back in the gun safe.
Both parents were at work at the time of the shooting. Police said the 15-year-old had been told not to have friends over when the parents weren’t there.
An, in more news of the polite, the polite shoot first and ask questions later (Via Atrios):
Play with your toys, politely.
The pellet lodged in the 18-year-old’s stomach after his brother, 25, accidentally discharged an air rifle at their Honeysuckle Street home.
Be polite after an accident.
“The driver of the motorcycle was thrown and suffered serious injuries. The motorcycle driver suffered a possible gunshot wound during the crash,” Cole said in a statement. “A gun was recovered at the scene and may have been in the possession of the motorcycle driver at the time of the crash.”
Police think the 60-year-old biker was packin’.
The polite die young.
Isom said he and two other members of the White County Sheriff’s Department responded to a residence in Cassville about 8:20 p.m. on Sunday to the report of a shooting of a 7-year-old, whose identity has not yet been revealed. Isom said they believe the boy had gotten ahold of a pistol.
Be polite while visiting your grandparents.
Police say the boy accidently (sic) fired the gun, striking himself.
Be polite when closing the sale.
One of the men was interested in purchasing a gun, but it wasn’t clear if he was interested in buying the gun being shown or if the gun owner was just showing the other man the weapon, a .40-caliber Smith and Wesson. The two men were standing in the parking lot at the American Nutrition plant, 2813 Wall Ave., as the owner began taking the gun apart, which is when the firearm went off.
The bullet struck the gun owner in the pocket area, and shrapnel from the bullet hitting the pocketknife ricocheted and struck the other man in the hip.
Keep playtime polite.
Texas City Police Captain Joe Stanton told the Daily News that the two boys were playing unsupervised with the victim’s 9-year-old brother when they found the weapon.
“The kids found the handgun inside the residence,” said Stanton, and were playing with it when it discharged.
And, in more news of the polite, politeness gets a Boost.
How to be polite in Killingly (I did you not), Connecticut:
Police say they got a call for a shooting around 7 p.m. Tuesday at a home in Killingly. They found a boy unresponsive in an upstairs bedroom. He was taken to Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam, where he was later pronounced dead.
Authorities say 22-year-old Kyle Carney of Killingly had been pointing a rifle in the boy’s direction when it accidentally discharged.
Show politeness to children.
Elmorsy’s downstairs neighbor, Tom Hollowell, said his 2-and-a-half-year-old daughter was sleeping in her room when the bullet flew by her bed and lodged itself in a closet door about three feet away.
Hollowell and his girlfriend noticed the bullet hole the next day and called police in a panic.
In other news of the polite, just read the comments.