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Teen girl shoots dad with arrow because he took away her cell phone: cops
NY Daily News ^ | May 26th 2011 | Lukas I. Alpert

Posted on 05/26/2011 4:11:54 PM PDT by FlyVet

No amount of family counseling is going to help here.

A Washington State man had to be airlifted to the hospital after his daughter shot him with a hunting bow because he took away her cell phone, authorities said.

The 15-year-old girl refused to let her father use the phone to call for help Wednesday evening, forcing him to crawl to a neighbor's house for help, KOMO-TV reported.

When officers arrived at the house in Tahuya, Wash. - about 35 miles west of Seattle - the girl fled into the woods with the bow and 35 arrows.

A SWAT team was called in to take her into custody.

Her 35-year-old father was listed in serious condition.


TOPICS: Local News; Miscellaneous; Society; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: arrow; dad; moralabsolutes; napl; rambo; shoots; teen
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Cold-blooded Teen Monster of the Week. (Of course, given the reliability of the MSM, there might be more to the story.) I hope it was a field tip, and not a broadhead.
1 posted on 05/26/2011 4:12:01 PM PDT by FlyVet
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To: FlyVet

Dang. Just dang! An ARROW? Words fail with this one.


2 posted on 05/26/2011 4:14:33 PM PDT by momtothree
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To: FlyVet

Lot of 35’s in this story ?


3 posted on 05/26/2011 4:15:57 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom!!! May I please be removed from the contribution under review program I will behave Thank y)
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To: FlyVet

Bow season ?


4 posted on 05/26/2011 4:16:20 PM PDT by maine yankee
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To: FlyVet

Sounds like Dad chose to exercise parental discipline a few years too late.


5 posted on 05/26/2011 4:17:15 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: momtothree

No morality issue here....it is just arrows. We need to ban the d*mn things.


6 posted on 05/26/2011 4:17:40 PM PDT by savagesusie
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To: momtothree

Some years ago a 16 year old kid near where I grew up killed his father with a crossbow because the father wouldn’t let dear jr run off to florida with friends.


7 posted on 05/26/2011 4:18:12 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: FlyVet

Future Democrat voter.


8 posted on 05/26/2011 4:20:25 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: FlyVet

I’m betting there is a relationship with a male at the root cause for taking away the phone and for the over-reaction by the 15 year old girl.

Teen girls are extremely dangerous when caught up in an unhealthy illicit relationship with a male. They are not sane and they are extremely vengeful. If it’s not murder, it’s suicide ala Romeo and Juliet.


9 posted on 05/26/2011 4:20:49 PM PDT by Valpal1 ("No clever arrangement of bad eggs ever made a good omelet." ~ C.S. Lewis)
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To: FlyVet

35 arrows? That makes me quiver...


10 posted on 05/26/2011 4:22:36 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 854 of our national holiday from reality. - Obama really isn't one of us)
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To: FlyVet; BADROTOFINGER; Stoat; Libertina; Lexinom; Horatio Gates; Ramius; HairOfTheDog; noexcuses; ..

Puget Sound Ping


When are we finally going to ban bows? ...or is it arrows? --- maybe it's cell phones.


(how about teenage daughters?)

11 posted on 05/26/2011 4:25:14 PM PDT by Baynative (Truth is treason in an empire of lies)
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To: Valpal1

At 15 the only one I wanted to kill was my 13yo brother.........he’ll be 49 this year.


12 posted on 05/26/2011 4:26:51 PM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: FlyVet
the girl fled into the woods with the bow and 35 arrows.

Did she take her phone in there with her?

13 posted on 05/26/2011 4:28:16 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: FlyVet
A SWAT team was called in to take her into custody.

When you have a SWAT team as a hammer, even a 15 year old girl armed with a bow and arrow looks like a nail!

14 posted on 05/26/2011 4:29:11 PM PDT by PalmettoMason (Blacks are not inferior, but it is racist to hold them to the same standards as everyone else.)
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To: cripplecreek
the father wouldn’t let dear jr run off to florida with friends.
Two years ago a 16-17 y/o girl's mother wouldn't let her go to Myrtle beach for spring break.
The girl went anyway and hasn't been seen since.

15 posted on 05/26/2011 4:30:10 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Gabz

Yes, but were you involved in an illicit relationship with a male and was your brother a threat to that relationship?


16 posted on 05/26/2011 4:33:56 PM PDT by Valpal1 ("No clever arrangement of bad eggs ever made a good omelet." ~ C.S. Lewis)
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To: FlyVet

Actually he got off cheap.Interfering with a telecommunications device is a felony and he could have got serious jail time if she filed charges.....


17 posted on 05/26/2011 4:39:46 PM PDT by razbinn (I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America,and to the republic for which it ...)
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To: momtothree

"Pocatiffiny"

18 posted on 05/26/2011 4:40:47 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: FlyVet; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
This is why I have cats instead of kids.

[Thanks to bockscar for the heads-up.]


19 posted on 05/26/2011 4:44:05 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: FlyVet

Was it an Iphone?


20 posted on 05/26/2011 4:44:44 PM PDT by max americana (.)
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To: FlyVet

I fear that our culture is crumbling when our youth are to be feared.


21 posted on 05/26/2011 4:46:26 PM PDT by berdie (qill)
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To: Doogle

Your kitty has the most SMUG look!! Adorable.


22 posted on 05/26/2011 4:46:26 PM PDT by momtothree
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To: momtothree

I just shudder to think what this little devil would do if daddy took away her internet.


23 posted on 05/26/2011 4:49:31 PM PDT by max americana (.)
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To: max americana

I have a feeling little Rambette wouldn’t have reacted well if her internet was taken. I’m still trying to imagine a teen girl with a bow and arrow. Must have been a crazy scene.


24 posted on 05/26/2011 4:52:11 PM PDT by momtothree
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To: max americana

“And we’ll have fun fun fun now that Daddy took the T-bird awayyaaaayyy!”

-them days are gone forever!!..
Over a long time ago..
Oh yeah.


25 posted on 05/26/2011 4:54:13 PM PDT by Radagast the Fool ("Mexico-Beirut with tacos!"--Dr. Zoidberg)
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To: FlyVet
At least it wasn't a cross-bow
26 posted on 05/26/2011 4:56:15 PM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: FlyVet
The 15-year-old girl refused to let her father use the phone to call for help Wednesday evening, forcing him to crawl to a neighbor's house for help, KOMO-TV reported

Sounds like that minister's wife in TN (Mary Winkler?) a couple of years ago. Shot him in the back and then yanked the phone out of reach until after he died. She got off too.

27 posted on 05/26/2011 5:02:53 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: PalmettoMason
When you have a SWAT team as a hammer, even a 15 year old girl armed with a bow and arrow looks like a nail!

I'm not a big fan of the over-use of SWAT teams either, but I don't think this case is one of them. She'd just demonstrated her willingness to kill. Running off into her familiar woods she could easily take out a few individual cops before somebody got to her. With the team, there's probably a better chance of pinning her down, overwhelming her and taking her alive.

28 posted on 05/26/2011 5:05:31 PM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: FlyVet

29 posted on 05/26/2011 5:08:47 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: PalmettoMason
When you have a SWAT team as a hammer, even a 15 year old girl armed with a bow and arrow looks like a nail!

This is one of rare cases when use of SWAT is completely justified. First, she attempted murder already. Second, have you ever seen a broadhead arrow up close & personal? They are super-sharp, and they can take a grown deer in one hit. Arrows were one of main weapons of war for centuries for a good reason - they are deadly. Any common LEO who in search of this suspect walks into the forest without armor is likely to not walk out.

30 posted on 05/26/2011 5:09:56 PM PDT by Greysard
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To: Valpal1
My initial response was "They sent a SWAT team after a 15 y/o girl?!?!? SWAT Teams should be disbanded. Did they have a warrant? They're not allowed on private property w/out a warrant regardless of the reason. Did they shoot her up 60 times?"

Then I read your reply and calmness reasserted itself. Given the fundamental truth to your claim, I acquiesce that perhaps there is a need for SWAT teams and warrantless access to property.

31 posted on 05/26/2011 5:11:43 PM PDT by raygun
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To: Gabz

My little brother’s still alive, too. I am amazed at our forbearance. :p


32 posted on 05/26/2011 5:14:43 PM PDT by Politicalmom
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To: momtothree

eyep...attttitude


33 posted on 05/26/2011 5:15:08 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Greysard
Any common LEO who in search of this suspect walks into the forest without armor is likely to not walk out.

What body armor stops a modern arrow?

34 posted on 05/26/2011 5:21:22 PM PDT by Eaker (The problem with the internet, you're never sure of the accuracy of the quotes. Abraham Lincoln '65)
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To: null and void

Booo!

LOL


35 posted on 05/26/2011 5:22:39 PM PDT by Mad Dawg (Oh Mary, conceived without sin, pray for us who have recourse to thee.)
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To: Greysard

WOW.... good call on SWAT here ( cant believe I just said that) but standard police issue ballistic vests do not stand a chance against a arrow out of a standard hunting bow, even a target point will go right thru, short of a shield or ceramic plate you are screwed.


36 posted on 05/26/2011 5:26:41 PM PDT by Jackalope Hunter (Happiness is a belt fed weapon, Heaven is some good Enfilade.)
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To: Greysard

They are certainly dangerous, even when not flying through the air. There was a story here a few years ago, a bow hunter tripped and fell, and severed his femoral artery with the broadhead. What a way to go, when you have a few minutes to think “I just killed myself” before you pass out.


37 posted on 05/26/2011 5:35:57 PM PDT by FlyVet
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To: Slings and Arrows
Cat with Bow Golf
Guide the cat to the targets using your slings and arrows.

38 posted on 05/26/2011 5:39:14 PM PDT by Daffynition ("Don't just live your life, but witness it also.")
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To: stylecouncilor

Ping


39 posted on 05/26/2011 5:44:44 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: Rebelbase

INDEED.

The time to prevent teen problems is the early life of the child—the first 6-8 years.

If ATTACHMENT DISORDER has not been prevented, there WILL BE problems.

I have seen a handful of parents get it right. There was individuation—of course—in their teens teen years. But there was no significant rebellion of any kind.


40 posted on 05/26/2011 5:46:27 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: FlyVet

Are the gun control folks now going to go after bows and arrows?


41 posted on 05/26/2011 5:54:51 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: Mad Dawg

Arrows. Quiver...


42 posted on 05/26/2011 5:56:39 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 854 of our national holiday from reality. - Obama really isn't one of us)
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To: Slings and Arrows

You would have raised your kids better than that, I’m sure.


43 posted on 05/26/2011 5:57:17 PM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: Valpal1

The answer is no and although you make a very valid point, it wasn’t the point of my comment.


44 posted on 05/26/2011 5:59:45 PM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: FlyVet; little jeremiah; christianhomeschoolmommaof3; pandoraou812; Tax-chick; JenB; BykrBayb; ...

Lovely little darling somebody raised.

I wonder if they realize it now.

This is attempted murder, no doubt, with the fact that after DELIBERATELY shooting her father, she wouldn’t even let him use her cell phone to call for help.


45 posted on 05/26/2011 6:04:03 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: PalmettoMason

A 15 year old with a hunting bow who knows how to use it and showed a willingness to by shooting and trying to kill her own father.

That warrants a SWAT team, IMO.

If she’s willing to shoot her own father, she won’t stop at anyone else.


46 posted on 05/26/2011 6:07:09 PM PDT by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: FlyVet

A girl shot me in the ass 60 years ago but it was called target practice!


47 posted on 05/26/2011 6:09:39 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: raygun

Personally, they should leave in the woods (after shutting of her cell phone service) until she comes out cold, dirty and hungry crawling on her hands and knees begging for forgiveness.

Or surround her with speakers blaring Lawrence Welk music until she cries uncle.

Either works for me. I’m worried that a SWAT Team might shoot a neighbor’s dog or some errant camper or woodcutter, so sending them seems a poor choice.

It won’t be pretty if she actually feathers one of those guys from a hidden position and a 15 year old girl might be that bat guano crazy.


48 posted on 05/26/2011 6:10:17 PM PDT by Valpal1 ("No clever arrangement of bad eggs ever made a good omelet." ~ C.S. Lewis)
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To: metmom

“Lovely little darling somebody raised.”

lol....I used to blame the parents too, until my girls became teenagers.

I’m pretty sure my girls would have let me use the phone after they shot me with an arrow.


49 posted on 05/26/2011 6:11:55 PM PDT by RFEngineer
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To: FlyVet

Adult jail time plus she never gets to own, touch, purchase, use, etc a cell phone EVER AGAIN.


50 posted on 05/26/2011 6:29:37 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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