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Waffle House Patron Shoots Unsuspecting Armed Robber
Mr. Conservative ^ | 8/1/13 | Kristin Tate

Posted on 07/31/2013 11:58:00 PM PDT by Impala64ssa

On Monday morning, a robber walked into an Atlanta Waffle House and pointed a gun at patrons. The crook was wearing a bandana and hoodie, according to reports.

Everyone in the restaurant undoubtably saw their lives flash before their eyes. That is, until one Waffle House patron pulled out his own gun and fired at the bandit.

The suspect is Ashton Macafee, 20. After entering the Waffle House, he screamed. “Nobody move and open the cash register!” The incident happened around 2am in south Fulton County.

The man who fired back at Macafee, and likely saved the lives of some innocent patrons, was an off-duty security guard named Evans Chad Pollard. He fired two shots at Macafee, hitting him both times. Pollard said, “I felt that not only my life, but everyone’s life was in danger, so I had to do what I had to do. Everybody was scared and when I eliminated the threat, everyone felt calm. He came in and I did what I could.”

He continued, “As soon as he pointed [the gun] at us I’m like, I thought I was going to die right there.”

Pollard said he used to be a firefighter before becoming a security guard.

Macafee did not die as a result of the gunshots, but he is currently in critical condition in the hospital.

Thankfully, Pollard has not been charged with anything for shooting the crook. This man is a hero, and should be treated as such.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: armedcitizen; banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment; standyourground; yesterday
More evidence that shows stand your ground laws benefit Black people. Actually it benefits all decent law abiding people regardless of color. G-d bless Evans Chad Pollard.
1 posted on 07/31/2013 11:58:00 PM PDT by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa

How is this that different from Sanford, Florida in February of last year?


2 posted on 08/01/2013 12:03:42 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Fine with how it went down, but to be accurate, you can’t “fire back” at someone who hasn’t fired their weapon.

The writer wrote stupidly there.


3 posted on 08/01/2013 12:05:18 AM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: Impala64ssa

too bad he didn’t send him to God. glad he’s been put down for a long time, though. he’ll always be a terror to the rest of society though.


4 posted on 08/01/2013 12:07:35 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Impala64ssa
The crook was wearing a bandana and hoodie, according to reports.


5 posted on 08/01/2013 12:11:19 AM PDT by South40
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To: Secret Agent Man

You can predict the future for this guy. His bill from the hospital will likely exceed $40,000. He won’t pay it.

The sentence handed down from the court? Likely to be less than ten years, and with good behavior...he gets out at seven years.

His wounds? They will heal to some degree but I’m betting that this wound bothers him for decades.


6 posted on 08/01/2013 12:13:04 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Impala64ssa
He fired two shots at Macafee, hitting him both times.

Nice shootin'!!!

7 posted on 08/01/2013 12:13:29 AM PDT by South40
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To: pepsionice

people need to practice head shots more often. lower the target so there’s less chance it would hit the metal holding rod.


8 posted on 08/01/2013 12:21:15 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Impala64ssa
I'm glad Chad Evans was armed, and prepared to use his firearm to save lives.

However, the writer's reporting is hysterical and Victorian. The only thing missing was, "Alas, dear reader, it is possible that the Demon Rum was involved in the heinous criminal undertaking. It is best that you should ne'er partake of it's evil and vicious effects."

It's not a credible post that belongs on FR.
9 posted on 08/01/2013 12:25:04 AM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: Impala64ssa

When you see the holy shroud of Saint Skittles upon thee, aim for the flat top.


10 posted on 08/01/2013 12:30:33 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: South40

Gonna have to cross the streams to kill that demon.


11 posted on 08/01/2013 12:31:28 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Impala64ssa

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/07/30/waffle-house-armed-robber-gets-the-surprise-of-a-lifetime-when-customer-decides-to-fight-back-with-a-gun/

Chad was sitting in a booth with an off-duty Atlanta police officer who couldn’t get to his gun before Chad pulled his, shot and hit the assailant wearing a hoodie.

Where’s the antiZimmerman crowd now?


12 posted on 08/01/2013 12:49:31 AM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: pepsionice

“His wounds? They will heal to some degree but I’m betting that this wound bothers him for decades.”

In which case he will be “disabled”, and get SSI for the rest of his life.


13 posted on 08/01/2013 1:19:22 AM PDT by Hugin
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To: Impala64ssa

As one who lives in Atlanta and frequents Waffle House...this moron would stand a better chance robbing a bank. There are more guns at any given time in a Waffle House than a square city block.
If you have a death wish walk into a Waffle House and announce that this is a stick up


14 posted on 08/01/2013 1:51:35 AM PDT by BubbaJunebug
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To: Impala64ssa

Life imitating advertising

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsVCHE7ayPE


15 posted on 08/01/2013 2:51:55 AM PDT by Fai Mao (Genius at Large)
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To: Impala64ssa

So.....when does the Black KKK riot over this?

I guess that criminal won’t be ordering grits today


16 posted on 08/01/2013 3:21:21 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Difference between George Zimmerman and Al Sharpton is that Sharpton woulda let honky family burn)
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To: Secret Agent Man
people need to practice head shots more often.

Not necessarily in a crowded restaurant, more likely to hit someone behind.
17 posted on 08/01/2013 3:56:10 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There's no salvation in politics.)
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To: Impala64ssa
"Pollard said he used to be a firefighter before becoming a security guard." Another example of a cop wannabe just like Zimmerman. Only real police should be allowed to carry guns. Then we would all be safe.
18 posted on 08/01/2013 3:58:59 AM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: Impala64ssa

Black on Black incident. No problem here. Move along.


19 posted on 08/01/2013 4:21:33 AM PDT by Makana (Patience is minor despair dressed up as a virtue.)
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To: Impala64ssa
More evidence that shows stand your ground laws benefit Black people.

This incident has nothing to do with "stand your ground."

20 posted on 08/01/2013 4:26:37 AM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: Secret Agent Man

Two body shots should ALWAYS be followed by a head shot. The “Mozambique Drill” stops crooks, dead. . . (grin)


21 posted on 08/01/2013 5:04:13 AM PDT by Salgak (http://catalogoftehburningstoopid.blogspot.com 100% all-natural snark !)
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To: Impala64ssa

on a lighter note, I am reminded of Jim Gaffigan’s routine on the Waffle House, including his noting that “I have seen a gun five times in my life. Three of them have been at a Waffle House.”


22 posted on 08/01/2013 5:23:19 AM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: Slings and Arrows; KoRn

Ping


23 posted on 08/01/2013 5:24:20 AM PDT by DocRock (All they that TAKE the sword shall perish with the sword. Matthew 26:52 Gun grabbers beware.)
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To: Impala64ssa
This just in: Al Sharpton is inconsolable at learning a man with the name Evans Chad Pollard is Black. He was heard muttering “Maybe his grandfather was White; how light is he?”
24 posted on 08/01/2013 5:27:22 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Impala64ssa

“Nobody move and open the cash register!”

But how can I open the register if I can’t move?


25 posted on 08/01/2013 5:37:33 AM PDT by I want the USA back (If I Pi$$ed off just one liberal today my mission has been accomplished.)
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To: Impala64ssa

I’m sorry, wouldn’t a friendly, “Hey, can you pass the syrup when you’re done?” have sufficed?

I say “Boycott all Waffle Houses” until they provide better a better “Rules of Waffle Etiquette” on each and every menu. I they da2%#ed well better not be in cursive!

I’m so sick of this...


26 posted on 08/01/2013 5:45:38 AM PDT by MarDav
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To: MarDav

Should read, “And they da2%#ed well better not be in cursive!”

With apologies to the charming, intelligent Rachel Jeantel...


27 posted on 08/01/2013 5:48:02 AM PDT by MarDav
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To: Impala64ssa
“Nobody move and open the cash register!”

Wonder how many hours this genius spent in front of a mirror to come up with that one.

28 posted on 08/01/2013 6:08:58 AM PDT by Roccus
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To: Impala64ssa
"Macafee did not die as a result of the gunshots, but he is currently in critical condition in the hospital."

It's OK, I understand he has excellent health insurance that will pick up the entire cost. It's called the Grady Memorial Hospital siphon on the taxpayers of Fulton County - premium gold plan.

29 posted on 08/01/2013 6:41:47 AM PDT by Wally_Kalbacken
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To: SaxxonWoods

You forgot the /sarc tag.


30 posted on 08/01/2013 6:51:29 AM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Another one of Obama's sons.

31 posted on 08/01/2013 7:17:54 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: DocRock; Slings and Arrows; KoRn

Our first ping!!!

(I have a feeling that a very small amount of WH pings will be regarding the subject matter of great food! lol)

Doc, please see Slings profile page for list logo. Or at least the logo we’re using now.) I’m sure a better one will be found or created at some point).


32 posted on 08/01/2013 8:40:21 AM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: pepsionice

Just tack the bill to the end of his missed baby-daddy payments.

In fact, I could back a law that any/all medical bills encored during the commission of a crime must be immediately paid and cannot be discharged in bankruptcy (like student loans).


33 posted on 08/01/2013 9:59:38 AM PDT by i_robot73 (We hold that all individuals have the Right to exercise sole dominion over their own lives - LP.org)
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To: Roccus

Still beats the classic “OK, motherstickers, this is a f***up!”


34 posted on 08/01/2013 10:28:57 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Dr. Sivana

not if you practice.....


35 posted on 08/01/2013 10:31:07 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: KoRn; DocRock
Now I want a T-bone and eggs, hold the armed robbery.


FReepmail me or KoRn to get on or off the Waffle House Ping List.

36 posted on 08/01/2013 10:43:09 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Secret Agent Man
not if you practice.....

That depends. Not everyone responds so well in a real life situation as much as in practice. Also, not everyone who chooses to carry for protection necessarily wants to put in the time and money to be able to put in two head shots instead of two clean body shots.

He was obviously better prepared than everyone else in a southern Waffle House, not bad.
37 posted on 08/01/2013 12:00:29 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There's no salvation in politics.)
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