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24-year-old charged with shooting four people overnight in Oberlin Audio
chronicle.northcoastnow.com ^ | 26 April, 2013 | Evan Goodenow

Posted on 04/27/2013 3:52:38 AM PDT by marktwain

OBERLIN — Four young men were wounded and the man suspected of shooting them is in custody after an argument around 11:30 p.m. Thursday in a parking lot on West College Street, according to police and witnesses.

Police Lt. Kevin Scalli described the victims’ wounds as non-life threatening and said the suspected shooter was arrested without incident.

Sean M. Woodings, 24, of Oberlin has been charged with four counts of felonious assault, Lt. Mike McCloskey said Friday afternoon.

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According to the prosecutor, each of the alleged victims has a significant criminal history, including crimes of violence. The Oberlin Municipal Court docket states that Woodings was at his home, and it appeared that the alleged victims were trespassing and that at least one of the victims was told not to be at his home.

Woodings was in the process of obtaining a Civil Protection Order against one of the victims before the shooting, according to court documents.

Woodings’ written statement said he was prompted to use his gun before he was harmed by one of the alleged victims.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: banglist; defense; gang; guncontrol; oh; secondamendment
This may well be a self defense case. Note that it is framed the opposite way by the reporter.
1 posted on 04/27/2013 3:52:38 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

For the geographically challenged like myself, this is Oberlin, Ohio.


2 posted on 04/27/2013 3:56:52 AM PDT by Yo-Yo
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To: Yo-Yo

Let me guess, Holder’s people?


3 posted on 04/27/2013 3:58:35 AM PDT by DaveA37 (I'm for HONEST government)
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To: marktwain

So you can’t defend yourself against four hoodlums in Oberlin, Ohio? Thank God we live in Texas!


4 posted on 04/27/2013 3:59:48 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Yo-Yo

Thank you for the Ohio reference. I usually put it in the title. It is early....


5 posted on 04/27/2013 4:02:08 AM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: marktwain
Reading through the entire article, this was finally at the bottom:

According to the prosecutor, each of the alleged victims has a significant criminal history, including crimes of violence. The Oberlin Municipal Court docket states that Woodings was at his home, and it appeared that the alleged victims were trespassing and that at least one of the victims was told not to be at his home.

Woodings was in the process of obtaining a Civil Protection Order against one of the victims before the shooting, according to court documents.

Woodings’ written statement said he was prompted to use his gun before he was harmed by one of the alleged victims.

Yet the prosecutor filed charges against Woodings (the shooter.)

6 posted on 04/27/2013 4:07:57 AM PDT by Yo-Yo
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To: marktwain

I’ll bet 99% of the people who read that headline assumed that the perp and the victims were black.


7 posted on 04/27/2013 5:55:49 AM PDT by jespasinthru (Proud member of the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy.)
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To: Yo-Yo

Thank you Yo-Yo. I wondered if we were to glean that information by osmosis........


8 posted on 04/27/2013 5:58:55 AM PDT by basil (basil --Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: marktwain
Ohio Rev. Code §2901.05(B) creates the presumption of self defense if the accused “us(ed] defensive force that is intended or likely to cause death or great bodily harm” against a person who was “in the process of unlawfully and without privilege to do so entering, or ha[d] unlawfully and without privilege to do so entered the residence or vehicle occupied by the [accused].”

It may be the prosecutor, who in a socialist bastion like Oberlin is likely to be of that persuasion, isn't aware of or doesn't care much for that Law. The defendant's attorney, the judge, and a representative jury will hopefully have more respect. In the meantime four bad guys down is pretty good shooting. The reporter can just go F himself.

9 posted on 04/27/2013 6:25:56 AM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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Had me worried cause I know we dont have riff-raff like this in Oberlin, KS


10 posted on 04/27/2013 6:33:58 AM PDT by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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