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Police: Teen shot in Chandler by mistake after stealing gun(AZ)
abc15.com ^ | 9 April, 2012 | Katrina Schaefer

Posted on 04/09/2012 7:10:23 AM PDT by marktwain

CHANDLER, AZ - A teen is in the hospital and another is in custody after a shooting involving a stolen gun in Chandler this morning.

Police at the scene, near Ray and Rural roads, said two 18-year-old men were playing with a gun across from a Circle K.

One of the teens allegedly shot the other in the arm by mistake.

Police said the two ran to the Circle K to get help and left the gun there.

They reportedly told police they were walking near the Circle K and got shot, but police realized the story wasn't adding up and kept asking questions.

Police said the teen that shot the other by mistake confessed to what really happened.

The gun was stolen during a burglary allegedly committed by the teens overnight, according to police.

(Excerpt) Read more at abc15.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: accident; az; banglist; theft
Perhaps this will stop a criminal career.
1 posted on 04/09/2012 7:10:27 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

The writer tries to paint a picture of two innocent ‘teens’, playing with a gun. The reality is closer to: two adult thieves fighting over stolen loot and one gets shot?


2 posted on 04/09/2012 7:15:03 AM PDT by sportutegrl
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To: marktwain

nopes, it was not terminal

“which way does this bus go?”

EL


3 posted on 04/09/2012 7:15:27 AM PDT by Eureka_Lead (There shall not be a dictatorship when the citizens have firearms & Ammunition - Stay Vigilant)
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To: marktwain

Imagine being so close to a convenience store where they could summon help when misfortune befell them! What were the chances of something like that happening, anyhoo?


4 posted on 04/09/2012 7:16:26 AM PDT by MarineDad (Wherever mosques and JDAM's meet, civilization benefits)
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To: marktwain
THE BALLAD OF IRVING
Frank Gallop

He was short and fat, and rode out of the West
With a Mogan David on his silver vest.
He was mean and nasty right clear through,
Which was kinda weird, 'cause he was yellow too.

They called him Irving.
Big Irving.
Big, short Irving.
Big, short, fat Irving.
The hundred and forty-second fastest gun in the West.

He came from the old Bar Mitzvah spread,
With a 10-gallon yarmulke on his head.
He always followed his mother's wishes,
Even on the range he used two sets of dishes.

Irving.
Big, fat Irving.
Big sissy Irving.
The hundred and forty-second fastest gun in the West.

A hundred and forty-one could draw faster than he,
But Irving was looking for one forty-three.
Walked into Sol's Saloon like a man insane,
And ordered three fingers of two cents plain.

Irving.
Big, fat Irving.
Big sport Irving.
The hundred and forty-second fastest gun in the West.

5 posted on 04/09/2012 7:18:29 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: marktwain

A thief gets shot. What’s the downside?


6 posted on 04/09/2012 7:22:25 AM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: marktwain
A teen is in the hospital...two 18-year-old men...One of the teens

Seems the reporter can't figure out which spin to stick too...journalism school sure does a bang up job these days.
7 posted on 04/09/2012 7:32:21 AM PDT by battousai (Conservatives are racist? YES, I hate stupid white liberals.)
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To: marktwain

This all could have been prevented by outlawing immature and foolish teenagers.


8 posted on 04/09/2012 7:38:33 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: sportutegrl

Two adults fighting over a gun.

In this case (because both teens were of the same race) it was an accident.

In the Zimmerman/Martin case, it was alleged to be murder because they were not of the same ‘race’.

Point being, if two people struggle over a gun, the chance that one of them will get shot is very high, even if they ARE friends.


9 posted on 04/09/2012 7:43:18 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Vigilanteman

Last verse is the best ...

Well, finally Irving got three slugs in the belly.
It was right outside the Frontier Deli.
He was sittin’ there twirlin’ his gun around,
And butterfingers Irving gunned himself down!

Irving.
Big, fat Irving.
Big dum-dum Irving.
Big dum-dum dead Irving.
The hundred and forty-second fastest gun in the West.
Really.


10 posted on 04/09/2012 7:45:21 AM PDT by Hodar ( Who needs laws; when this FEELS so right?)
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To: JimRed
A thief gets shot. What’s the downside?

Well.... you and I have to pay the medical bills.

11 posted on 04/09/2012 7:45:37 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: marktwain
Perhaps this will stop a criminal career.

I doubt it. They will be given an education at the Criminal College in the nearest Penitentiary and will likely learn how to keep from shooting themselves with their own guns.

12 posted on 04/09/2012 7:51:04 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: sportutegrl
Must’ve been two of the very deep South Amish who were fighting over the loot because the “youths” weren't identified. On the other hand, it may have been Mexican Mennonites fighting for shares from the burglaries. Six of one, a half dozen of the other.
13 posted on 04/09/2012 7:59:58 AM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: sportutegrl

Musta been one of them Glocks with that impenetrable trigger safety. (Before one of you Glockers go off on me, I have a 17, 19, 21 and a 26.....I know all about them.


14 posted on 04/09/2012 8:02:02 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: marktwain

Stolen gun? Criminals? I imagine they were planning on robbing the Circle K before one managed to shoot the other. Teens? I guess technically, but they are not men either- just thugs.


15 posted on 04/09/2012 8:45:30 AM PDT by Tammy8 (~Secure the border and deport all illegals- do it now! ~ Support our Troops!~)
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To: MarineDad

“Imagine being so close to a convenience store where they could summon help when misfortune befell them! What were the chances of something like that happening, anyhoo?”

You can’t throw a rock in the Phoenix area without hitting a Circle K. They are the roaches of the convienence store world here in Az.


16 posted on 04/09/2012 9:04:13 AM PDT by sean327 (God created all men equal, then some become Marines!)
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To: JimRed

Downside: he is almost certainly the product of a deadbeat family and will not medical insurance. He will require extensive medical care. We will pay for it. Our criminal underclass continues to extort an enormous social cost.


17 posted on 04/09/2012 9:58:24 AM PDT by Godwin1
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To: JimRed

“A thief gets shot. What’s the downside?”
The down side is the the gun owner who had his gun stolen, will not get it back.


18 posted on 04/09/2012 10:23:30 AM PDT by 20yearvet (they yell for more tests as long as its your money)
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To: JimRed

“A thief gets shot. What’s the downside?”
The down side is the the gun owner who had his gun stolen, will not get it back.


19 posted on 04/09/2012 10:23:30 AM PDT by 20yearvet (they yell for more tests as long as its your money)
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To: JimRed

“A thief gets shot. What’s the downside?”
The down side is the the gun owner who had his gun stolen, will not get it back.


20 posted on 04/09/2012 10:27:14 AM PDT by 20yearvet (they yell for more tests as long as its your money)
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To: Hodar
Ah, yes. The grand finale. What would Butter Fingers Irving be without that last verse?

Thanks. I was just trying to see how many Freepers remembered.

21 posted on 04/09/2012 1:04:01 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Vigilanteman

I used to love sitting in my old POS car in High School, and listening to Dr. Demento.

I need to dig up my all time favorite ... “Who hid the Hallibut on the Poop Deck”


22 posted on 04/09/2012 1:07:35 PM PDT by Hodar ( Who needs laws; when this FEELS so right?)
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