Skip to comments.Teen Killed In Break-In Attempt
Posted on 08/06/2009 12:09:38 AM PDT by zipper
A 17-year-old boy who was killed during what police described as an attempted home invasion Wednesday in South Knoxville had a criminal record but no history of violent offenses, court records show.....Wooten had faced charges five times since 2007, including arrests for possessing a counterfeit substance on school grounds, disorderly conduct, inciting a riot, vandalism, criminal trespassing and resisting a police stop, according to court records....When he [the homeowner] was opening the door, two suspects tried to push their way in, DeBusk said. He pulled the gun from his pocket and fired twice, and one of the suspects fired at least once at him....
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The article has a sympathetic bias toward the deceased "boy", IMHO.
Good example why a gun in your nightstand just isn’t enough.
” A 17-year-old boy ...had a criminal record but no history of violent offenses, court records show “
” Wooten had faced charges five times since 2007, including arrests for disorderly conduct, inciting a riot, criminal trespassing and resisting a police stop “
Huh ? Do they mean he never stabbed or shot somebody ? No angel .
Kid sounded like a real candidate for valedictorian...
” Arsenio Wooten “
50-1 he was black , hence the bias .
Many moons ago , when I was 17 , if I’d had committed as many crimes as this kid I wouldn’t have been walking the streets and going to school that’s for sure . Lock up time , somewhere .
Other than that, he was a good kid, turning his life around, honor student, committed community organizer, a bright shining star tragically snuffed out in his prime ... (and not a minute too soon.)
Yes, at least fifty to one. Another reason to reckon that is the fact they didn't include a pic of him.
In fairness, this could be another Arsenio Wooten. But with a name like that, chances are low.
Literally! The homeowner likely would've only lived another few seconds if he hadn't shot the punk.
An appropriate time to review Ted Nugent’s take on just this sort of crime:
Hopefully he had already gotten his “end of life” counseling.
I remember a couple instances when I was young where some yute would get in trouble over something.
And they knew it. Their parents knew it. The communities knew it.
Kid would show up at the Army or Navy recruiting center and be long gone before the trial ever happened.
EXCELLENT video. Thanks.
Ted is right. Sarah is right. We are right.
Next! (plenty of innocent ammo available)
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