CBS does it once again. The CORRECT headline was - "Long Island Man Arrested For Defending Home With AK-47". But that's not why he was arrested. The article plainly states this.
He was arrested for firing warning shots into his lawn. Initially he's been charged with felony reckless endangerment.
From the article, he wasn't "attacked". A bunch of guys showed up in his driveway, but the article mentions nothing about an "attack".
I sort of hate to say this, but the dumb ass shouldn't have fired warning shots. He shouldn't have brandished the weapon either. He lost an amazing tactical advantage by going OUTSIDE and brandishing it, and he crossed the law when he fired warning shots. Most populated areas have ordinances prohibiting the discharge of firearms, much less firing in the DIRECTION of an individual when there's no clear deadly threat.
As much as it seems "illogical", he should have stayed in the house, WITH the AK and a bunch of spare mags and waited for LEO to arrive. If somebody started coming in, then the rules change. But he made a mistake and got arrested for it.
The See B.S. headline is misleading.
I saw the guy being interveiwed on Fox.
He said the reason he went back out was because his cousin was still out there.
If his cousin wasn’t out there he would of stayed inside.
FWIW I thought the guy was sincere.
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