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Man worried about drive-by

springfield 1911

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http://www.journaltimes.com/news/lo...cle_36e69518-59f9-11e0-8265-001cc4c03286.html


RACINE - A man worried about a drive-by at his Olive Street home reportedly took to the roof with guns on Sunday.

The man, Michael R. Harrington, 25, of the 4200 block of Olive Street, told police his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend sent him several text messages that day that appeared to say there would be a shooting. He called a neighbor, who has several guns for hunting, and told him about the expected drive-by.

Read more at above link

He should of filed a police report first to document the threats and make a demand for police protection since he is a felon and cannot by law defend himself , Then take appropriete action if need be after consulting the lawyer.

What other thoughts out there?
 
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GLOCK21GB

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it's too bad, once your a felon...you can't defend yourself from someone with a gun.

18 year old, robs gas station...goes to prison for 10 years, serves his time, does not get into any trouble while in prison, get's released. Finds a job, stays out of trouble, pay his taxes, 8 years later is at home sleeping...wakes to hear windows breaking...calls 911 , cops are 10 minutes away.... 2 Armed thugs find him in bathroom & shoot him 6 times & kill's him..... Cops show up to find dead guy in bath tub.... He might have been alive if he was able to defend himself ...but a felon can't have a gun....... Are these laws a bit screwed up ???
 

Trip20

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18 year old, robs gas station...goes to prison for 10 years, serves his time, does not get into any trouble while in prison, get's released. Finds a job, stays out of trouble, pay his taxes, 8 years later is at home sleeping...wakes to hear windows breaking...calls 911 , cops are 10 minutes away.... 2 Armed thugs find him in bathroom & shoot him 6 times & kill's him..... Cops show up to find dead guy in bath tub.... He might have been alive if he was able to defend himself ...but a felon can't have a gun....... Are these laws a bit screwed up ???

Yup. Don't let 'em out of prison if you can't trust 'em with a gun.
 

Nutczak

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it's too bad, once your a felon...you can't defend yourself from someone with a gun.

18 year old, robs gas station...goes to prison for 10 years, serves his time, does not get into any trouble while in prison, get's released. Finds a job, stays out of trouble, pay his taxes, 8 years later is at home sleeping...wakes to hear windows breaking...calls 911 , cops are 10 minutes away.... 2 Armed thugs find him in bathroom & shoot him 6 times & kill's him..... Cops show up to find dead guy in bath tub.... He might have been alive if he was able to defend himself ...but a felon can't have a gun....... Are these laws a bit screwed up ???

Worse yet, the offenses that are considered felonies are continually being expanded, pretty soon Jaywalking will be a felony to continually disarm people by simply lowering the bar of what is considered a felony these days. They keep chipping away and chipping away, lower the circumstances of what is a felony, lower magazine capacities, it will never end until we fight for our rights tooth and nail and never give up.
 
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