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Man uses gun to save tow truck driver's life(IN)
fox59.com ^ | 12 December, 2012 | na

Posted on 12/16/2012 5:21:49 AM PST by marktwain

Indianapolis As a tow truck driver lay pinned between a car and a metal wire, it was a passerby's quick thinking that saved his life.

Jamaryon Middlebrooks was driving along North Emerson on a Sunday night when a frantic person waved him off the side of the road. Middlebrooks found a chaotic scene, as the tow truck driver went unconscious and witnesses described him turning blue.

"He wasn't breathing. ... They felt a pulse but that was about it," Middlebrooks said.

Middlebrooks made a split-second decision, grabbing his handgun out of his truck and firing nine shots at the chain, eventually dislodging it.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Indiana
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; guntool; in; secondamendment; towtruck
Guns are tools... lifesaving tools...
1 posted on 12/16/2012 5:21:58 AM PST by marktwain
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To: marktwain

Gun Control in action, by a responsible, non-psychotic adult.

Excellent Sir!

IMHO


2 posted on 12/16/2012 5:31:03 AM PST by ripley
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To: marktwain

And yet the media, zer0bama, and Holder put their hands over their ears close their eyes and do their mantra “la...la...la...la...la...” As they shake their heads back and forth not wanting to know the facts as those facts interfere with their need to disarm the populace to solidify their Marxist dictatorship


3 posted on 12/16/2012 5:34:29 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: marktwain

We once used a rifle in a two story hay barn to mark the location for a wood stove flue. Easy as pie and we all got a laugh.


4 posted on 12/16/2012 5:37:30 AM PST by Track9 (The MSM needs a laugh track)
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To: ripley

This was one lucky truck driver. No way would a cop have shot off 9 rounds to free the guy.


5 posted on 12/16/2012 5:37:48 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: marktwain

I have visions of this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0bl4O9Hj0w

“That’s the last one of them we’re doing!”

LOL!


6 posted on 12/16/2012 5:52:36 AM PST by carriage_hill (Don't whiz on the electric fence. Awwwww-yeah!)
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To: ripley

Woke up to this email this morning, here is my response and original email.

Oh yea heres this: Indianapolis As a tow truck driver lay pinned between a car and a metal wire, it was a passerby’s quick thinking that saved his life.
Jamaryon Middlebrooks was driving along North Emerson on a Sunday night when a frantic person waved him off the side of the road. Middlebrooks found a chaotic scene, as the tow truck driver went unconscious and witnesses described him turning blue.

“He wasn’t breathing. ... They felt a pulse but that was about it,” Middlebrooks said.

Middlebrooks made a split-second decision, grabbing his handgun out of his truck and firing nine shots at the chain, eventually dislodging it.

Sorry love. I do not agree, I feel more responsible gun owners are the answer. If a teacher or the principal would have had gun, that kid would have been stopped dead in his tracks, as would have happened at the theater and the mall. It is time for the public to take a stand, we are going to need to defend ourselves anyway, cannot do that with silverware and a water hose.
Someone would stop the criminal before that do such carnal damage. If we outlaw guns, only outlaws will have guns. Not my way of thinking, not even close.

Guns don’t kill people, people kill people. How bout less violent movies and video games, ban those SOBs, ok now I am on my soapbox. Do forks make people fat I ask??? WHY NO people make people, fat, or disease, the same can be said for GUNS.

Love You, have a nice day.

original email:

Thank you for signing my petition, Gun Control. Now..

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Hi,

On December 14, 2012, at least one gunman entered the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut and opened fire, killing what is currently being reported as a minimum of 27 people, 20 of whom were children. Completely innocent unarmed victims.

Columbine. Red Lake Minnesota. Essex Vermont. Lancaster. Virginia Tech. To name a few.

How many more innocents must die at the hands of an antiquated and oft-misinterpreted amendment? Enough.

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“Our second amendment rights are long overdue a reevaluation. How many more senseless and entirely PREVENTABLE shootings have to occur before we do something about Gun Control.

As a citizen and constituent of this great country, I am asking that you take a firm stand and make a positive change by restricting access to guns and saving lives.

I don’t have a gun. I don’t want a gun. I don’t need a gun. But somehow the guns always wind up in the hands of people crazy enough to use them irresponsibly and dangerously. This HAS TO BE STOPPED.

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7 posted on 12/16/2012 6:00:17 AM PST by conservative_cyclist (I want my parents country back!)
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To: Track9

“We once used a rifle in a two story hay barn to mark the location for a wood stove flue. Easy as pie and we all got a laugh.”

When I was stringing CAT5 cables in my house through the attic (no floor, just insulation). I used a crossbow to shoot a length of nylon fishing line the length of the house. Then pulled the cable through...


8 posted on 12/16/2012 6:06:13 AM PST by babygene ( .)
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To: babygene

Yup. Same idea. I remember thinking, what a pain to put a huge ladder way up there to drop a plumb bob. After shooting a whole through the roof, it was easy to install the flashing boot.


9 posted on 12/16/2012 6:13:16 AM PST by Track9 (The MSM needs a laugh track)
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To: Track9

I’m laughing like crazy over good old American know how.
Thanks for the 6:10 am laugh.


10 posted on 12/16/2012 6:16:27 AM PST by peteyd (A dog may bite you in the ass,but it will never stab you in the back.)
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To: babygene; Track9

So thats were that crossbow bolt came from and the stray bullet that knocked out my new TV!

Rednecks LLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLMMMAAOOOOOOO!!!!!!!


11 posted on 12/16/2012 6:25:54 AM PST by Lees Swrd ("Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe and preserve order in the world as well")
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To: All

the guy will probably be arrested for discharging a firearm in city limits,,,


12 posted on 12/16/2012 6:36:35 AM PST by CharlotteVRWC
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To: babygene
I used a crossbow to shoot a length of nylon fishing line the length of the house. Then pulled the cable through...

LOL, I love it. Gangsta cabling!
13 posted on 12/16/2012 6:40:13 AM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: marktwain

This guy is a stud. He even gave credit to God.


14 posted on 12/16/2012 6:44:49 AM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Track9; babygene

Well....guess where we are all going when all heck breaks loose here in our cities ;-)

Love that ingenuity!


15 posted on 12/16/2012 6:58:12 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (Seems that the ones who understand little about the economy are economists)
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To: Track9

I drilled some 9mm holes at my hunting shack.


16 posted on 12/16/2012 7:00:14 AM PST by riverrunner
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To: babygene
I used to be an electrician. I have done that.
17 posted on 12/16/2012 7:32:34 AM PST by OldEagle
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To: andyk

Ditto that comment.


18 posted on 12/16/2012 8:45:45 AM PST by machogirl (First they came for my tagline, (it's back). 2008, the Decline of America)
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To: OldEagle

I heard of a ham who used a .45 to drill the hole for his coax in the interior wall top plate-the bullet didn’t do any unexpected harm but the discharge of propellant gas blew the wallboard into the room s below!!!!


19 posted on 12/16/2012 8:49:10 AM PST by hoosierham (Freedom isn't free)
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To: conservative_cyclist

Here was my reply to those morons:

“Oh yeah, let’s just punish the tens of millions of LAW ABIDING gun owners because of the actions of the 0.001%. Lets make it so only the hood rat and government criminals are the ones with guns... Yeah that would make us sooo much safer. How about going after the real cause of the problem which would be the entertainment industry? TV, movies, and video games with increasing violence over the past 20 years has lowered morals, coarsened society, and desensitized people to violence. Saying that guns kill people is as absurd as saying forks make people fat.”


20 posted on 12/16/2012 8:56:07 AM PST by 2CAVTrooper (Slaving away so obama supporting deadbeats can play)
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To: babygene

” I used a crossbow to shoot a length of nylon fishing line the length of the house.”

A friend uses a crossbow to shoot line high up into tree’s branches to set the guy-ropes for cutting them down.


21 posted on 12/16/2012 9:08:16 AM PST by Rebelbase
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To: marktwain

Good job!


22 posted on 12/16/2012 9:13:02 AM PST by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo in laughter")
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To: riverrunner

Yup, probably just big enough for 3/8 pex plumbing pipe.


23 posted on 12/16/2012 11:10:06 AM PST by Track9 (The MSM needs a laugh track)
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